Ericka Cruz Guevarra
Ericka Cruz Guevarra is a breaking news/general assignment reporter at OPB. She’s worked as an on-call interactive producer at KQED Public Radio in San Francisco and was KQED’s first Raul Ramirez Diversity Fund Intern. Ericka also worked with NPR’s Code Switch team where she assisted with production for the Code Switch Podcast. She’s an alumna of NPR’s Next Generation Radio project at KJZZ in Phoenix and graduated from San Francisco State University. Most importantly, she’s one of very few adults in the world who still enjoys bubblegum flavored ice cream.
Multnomah Falls Lodge is expected to re-open before the end of the year. The Eagle Creek Fire prompted its closure in early September.
Lawmakers in the Oregon Capitol are calling on Sen. Jeff Kruse, R-Roseburg, to resign after a fellow state senator filed a formal complaint against him for sexual misconduct.
The Portland school district is facing distrust from two sides: parents who are skeptical it can guarantee student health and parents of color who have felt underserved.
Gov. Kate Brown is urging Oregon's congressional delegation to “redouble” efforts to fund a children’s health insurance program known as “CHIP” that runs out of money next month.
The sale lifts a $300,000-a-year burden off the back of a county that has tried to find another use for a facility it has continued to pay to maintain.
The severe winter weather plan involves opening one or more shelters with hundreds of beds at the ready. The shelters will includes spaces for carts, bikes and pets.
The deputy chief of police will be responsible for assisting Chief Danielle Outlaw with planning, directing, managing and overseeing activities of the police bureau.
Astor Elementary School is the first school in the district to have operating drinking fountains since high levels of lead were detected at schools across the district in 2016.
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The lawsuit, filed by the ACLU of Oregon on Oct. 17, 2016, argued it is cruel and unusual punishment to deny necessary medical care to prisoners.
As of Oct. 12, the Eagle Creek Fire had cost the U.S. Forest Service and the Oregon Department of Forestry more than $19 million. The fire, meanwhile, is still burning.
Federal officials say they’re reviewing the arrest of a man by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in Oregon this week.
Opponents of a soda tax measure that could be up for a vote in Multnomah County next year kicked off their campaign.
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A flash flood watch is in effect Thursday for the Chetco Bar Fire area, 16 miles west of Selma, Oregon.
Guadalupe Guerrero's response to parents signals a change in pace for a district that has faced criticism over the years for its sluggishness and lack of transparency on big issues.
Days after winning a seat on the Montavilla Neighborhood Association board, MAX train stabbing survivor Micah Fletcher held a press conference Thursday where he talked about a wide range of topics.
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Oregon's Department of Forestry and the State Fire Marshal’s office are sending resources to help battle the fires in Northern California.
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The report found the richest 1 percent of Oregonians as a group make more money than the bottom half of Oregonians.
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The housing emergency was first declared October 2015 and has been extended once before to continue to address homelessness in Portland.