The Big One serves as an allegory for Portland, a city that earns plaudits for lifestyle and amenities but whose infrastructure is, literally, crumbling.
Five Oregon-based markets make The Daily Meal's list of 101 best in America.
Officials along the West Coast are shutting down seafood harvesting due to health concerns.
It's unclear whether Gov. Kate Brown will allow the projects to move forward.
The deal to create an Internet and cable television giant would be for $55.33 billion.