Car Safety

August 21, 2014 6:51 pm

Just a friendly reminder from your friends here at Oswego Pointe Apartments:
Did you know summer is the busiest time for car break-ins and theft? As you know, crime has no address, and it is very important to practice car safety at all times. Most thieves don’t look for the flashiest cars, they look for easy opportunities. According to the FBI, a car is stolen every 23 seconds! There are simple precautions you can take to help prevent the possibility of theft, and of you becoming a victim.

Here are some tips to keep thieves from preying on your car:
1. Lock your doors/set alarm!
2. Never leave your keys in the ignition or in plain sight.
3. Never keep your car running while unattended.
4. Keep personal/expensive belongings out of view, or bring them with you when you exit your car.
5. Do not leave personal documents in your car. (Photo ID, title, credit/debit cards, etc.)
6. Even spare change can trigger a break-in; keep your car as empty or “plain” as possible.
7. Park your car in well-lit areas.
8. Be aware, if you see a prowler looking in windows or trying door handles, call the police immediately!

Being proactive is the only way to prevent a break-in, and if one does occur, please contact the police as soon as possible!

Thank you,
Oswego Pointe Apartments Staff

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Sounds of Summer Concert Series!

August 20, 2014 10:00 am

The City of Lake Oswego hosts eight Sounds of Summer concerts on Wednesday nights in July and August. Tonight, join the Chris Baum Project at Westlake Park from 7:00 to 9:00 pm, all concerts are free and family friendly!

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Forktown Food Tours: Eat Your Way Through Town

August 19, 2014 3:00 pm

Discover new dining destinations with a food tour from Forktown Food Tours in Portland. Forktown offers different kitchen tours in Portland's hip areas, like the Pearl District, Alphabet District, and North Mississippi Avenue, stopping at seven different restaurants, food carts, and grocers to give you a taste of what each offers.

Get to know new cuisines, what to order, and where to return on a tour that's both accessible and fun. Each tour lasts about three hours and includes about one mile of walking, a great way to spend an afternoon. Book a tour with friends or opt for a private session with a close pal to learn more about the delicious side of Portland.

Forktown Food Tours
4110 SE Hawthorne Boulevard
Portland, OR 97214
http://www.forktownfoodtoursportland.com
http://www.yelp.com/biz/forktown-food-tours-portland

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