Isabella Garcia

Isabella Garcia

Isabella Garcia is a news reporter with the Portland Mercury. She covers transportation, the environment, breaking news, and more.

Recent Articles

News Sep 15 1:48 PM

Commissioner Rubio Proposes an Overhaul to the Portland Clean Energy Fund

The proposal would allow for-profit and government agencies to be funded with PCEF grants.

News Sep 14 3:07 PM

Skaters Dust Off Plans for Steel Bridge Skatepark

The park was the “Crown Jewel” of Portland’s 2008 skatepark masterplan.

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News Sep 9 2:11 PM

Southeast Portland’s Arleta Triangle Gets a Public Safety Makeover

City leaders are planning to replicate the treatment in other areas of Portland.

News Aug 29 1:55 PM

TriMet Unveils a New Frequent Bus Line Following Historic Service Cuts

The agency will prioritize maintaining full frequent service on the route.

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News Aug 24 2:09 PM

Portland City Council Approves Emergency Plan to Respond to Climate Change

While the plan sets the city’s intention to respond to the climate crisis, critics argue that the plan is merely aspirational.

News Aug 18 11:31 AM

UPDATE: One Cooling Center to Reopen in Portland Amid High Heat

One cooling center will reopen Thursday in Old Town

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News Aug 17 2:53 PM

Multnomah County Renews Effort to Ban Flavored Nicotine Products

Health officials believe the ban could limit the number of youth who start using nicotine through flavored products.

News Aug 16 3:18 PM

Slabtown New Seasons Workers Join Push for Independent Union

The location is the fourth New Seasons store in the Portland metro area to file to unionize in the past three months.

News Aug 11 2:35 PM

Health Officials Urge Awareness as Monkeypox Outbreak is Declared in Oregon

While most cases are currently amongst gay and bisexual men, “anyone who has skin is susceptible to this virus.”

News Aug 11 11:17 AM

Multnomah County Voters Will Weigh in On Voting Rights, Jail Inspections, and Ranked Choice Voting This November

Multnomah County Commissioners approved all seven of the proposed county charter amendments Thursday

News Aug 7 12:03 PM

UPDATE: Two Cooling Centers to Open Sunday in Portland

The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for Multnomah County Sunday through Monday.