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Portland (and West Coast) Chickens Rule!

chickensIn Portland, it’s easy to feel like chickens are taking over. As it turns out, they (sort of) are!

Real estate website Redfin recently declared the five best cities to be a chicken, and it’s no surprise that they rated Portland King Of The Coop. What makes us special? Our DIY ethos, our accommodating zoning code, and our enduring love for all things local — especially eggs.

Filling out the top-five list are three Californian cities (Venture, San Diego, and Sacramento) and, of course, our frenemies up in Seattle.

So why did the chicken cross the road? To hitch a ride to the West Coast.

Heartbleed Security Notice

A serious security vulnerability known as "Heartbleed" was recently discovered in OpenSSL, a popular software library commonly used by many websites on the internet to encrypt communication between a user's computer and a web server.

PortlandOregon.gov is NOT affected by this vulnerability as it does not use the OpenSSL software library. Please rest assured we are dedicated to protecting your security on this website.