Over the weekend, Vietnamese communities around the world celebrated Tết, more commonly known as the Lunar New Year. For many, it’s the time of year to honor ancestors and pray for good luck in year ahead. OPB reached out to Vietnamese American Portlanders to reflect on the holiday, its meaning and their traditions.
For now, states are passing their own bills. Oregon’s supports people who are welcoming a new child through birth, adoption or foster care, or who are ill or caring for sick family, with up to 12 weeks of paid time off.
Washington state’s paid family leave program could hit a deficit as early as March and there are concerns about long-term solvency following a significant increase in demand for the benefit launched in 2020.
Hundreds of Muslims gathered at Hillsboro Stadium on Tuesday to celebrate Eid Al-Adha. Muslims celebrate two Eids every year. Eid Al-Fitr, after the holy month of Ramadan, and Eid Al-Adha, to commemorate Hajj, the annual pilgrimage in Mecca, Saudia Arabia.