The Human Beat

The Human Beat, October 12 2020

Candy Yiu is a software engineer for Intel in Portland.  She’s also a partner in a Portland restaurant called Malka.  After falling in love with Astoria, she became the owner of a boutique hotel called Near the Pier, the former Franklin Street Station.  And she has launched a pilot project in Astoria and Warrenton to…

The Human Beat, September 14 2020

Today’s program focuses on Consejo Hispano, formerly the Lower Columbia Hispanic Council. In a wide ranging conversation – edited here for time – we talked about the one stop, range of help provided through Consejo Hispano, which has expanded services in Clatsop, Tillamook, Columbia and Pacific counties. But our conversation also led us to immigration, to hate and…

The Human Beat, August 10 2020

Astor Street Opry Company will be doing a tribute to Shanghaied in Astoria… outdoors this Friday in the parking lot of its playhouse.  The idea is to provide some theatrical fun, safe from COVID-19.  You’ll find details on the Facebook page for Astor Street Opry Company.   This would have been Shanghaied’s 36th year.  In…