Portland in the News: Exploding Whale Memorial Park; Juneteenth a Holiday in Portland; MLS Starts Back Up July 8 & More! | June 18, 2020
Near Florence, a public vote has named one of Oregon’s newest parks Exploding Whale Memorial Park!
The City of Portland will now officially recognize Juneteenth as a holiday.
And the MLS season is set to resume July 8. The Portland Timbers are in Group F, along with fellow Western Conference teams: LAFC, the LA Galaxy and the Houston Dynamo.
Here’s a roundup of the goings-on in Portland this week:
- Oregonian: Portland Timbers draw Group F for MLS is Back Tournament, with LAFC, LA Galaxy and Houston Dynamo
- Mother Jones: There’s Already an Alternative to Calling the Police
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