Anna Griffin

One Sided Discussion On Furor Over Renaming Interstate Avenue For Chavez

As most people in Portland are aware, a hot issue in Portland lately has been the attempt by Tom Potter to change the name of Interstate Avenue in NE portland to Cesar Chavez Boulevard. For some reason, he didn't anticipate the response he got when he tried to ram it down everybody's throats. There were heated community meetings, and when a couple of the city commissioners started talking about alternatives, Potter stormed out of a City council meeting last Thursday in anger.

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As most people in Portland are aware, a hot issue in Portland lately has been the attempt by Tom Potter to change the name of Interstate Avenue in NE portland to Cesar Chavez Boulevard. For some reason, he didn't anticipate the response he got when he tried to ram it down everybody's throats. There were heated community meetings, and when a couple of the city commissioners started talking about alternatives, Potter stormed out of a City council meeting last Thursday in anger.

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