Sergio Cisneros is a reporter at Oregon Public Broadcasting. Previously, he worked with the news department as OPB's 2013 Jon R. Tuttle journalism and production intern. He has been published in The Oregonian, The Newberg Graphic, The Herald and News, and Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, & World Affairs, Georgetown University.
A recent graduate from George Fox University, Sergio studied Political Science. He was a Ralph Bunche Scholar and a GFU Presidential scholarship recipient. Sergio is from Klamath Falls, Oregon. He enjoys watching soccer and playing board games, including Settlers of Catan.
local | News | Politics | OPB News BlogOPB | June 23, 2014 11:45 a.m.
Update: The official voter turnout from the 2014 primaries was not an all-time low. But it’s still not great.
The Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office released two search warrant documents Thursday regarding the June 10 Reynolds High School shooting.
The number of stay-at-home parents in Oregon is on the rise. A new report released Wednesday finds that one in five mothers is staying home to care for family while with fathers, it's one in a hundred.
Ghana and the United States will face off Monday at Arena das Dunas in Brazil. This is the third consecutive time the two teams will be playing each other in the World Cup.
Portland home prices appear to still be rising. The median sales price of a house in the Portland area rose about ten percent in the first five months of this year, compared with the same period in 2013.
local | News | Technology | BusinessOPB | June 12, 2014 12:51 p.m. | Portland
The Portland City Council has voted unanimously to approve Google Fiber’s franchise agreement with the city. The plan is to bring superfast Internet service to Portland.
School is winding down and with it, the free and reduced-price meals that benefit many students. The Summer Food Service Program steps in when school ends, to provide free meals to students during the vacation.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is working to close a projected thirty-two million dollar gap in its next two-year budget. Sales of state hunting and fishing licenses are at a 30-year low, and operating costs are on the rise.
The Portland Police Bureau will have extra officers patrolling the city this weekend. An increase in gang-related crime led the bureau to put more police on the streets.
The Oregon World War II Memorial will be dedicated Friday on the grounds of the State Capitol in Salem. It features a 33-foot-tall monument and granite walls with the names of about 3,800 Oregonians who died in combat during World War II.
Oregon will receive nearly four million dollars from a multi-state settlement with the pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline.
Oregon State University’s baseball team was eliminated from the NCAA Tournament Monday. The Beavers’ dream of reaching the College World Series ended with a 4-2 loss.
The Portland Timbers announced Monday that the club has traded defender Futty Danso for a second-round pick in next year's Major League Soccer SuperDraft. The pick will come from the Montreal Impact.
More than 5000 Oregonians made some type of signature mistake on their primary election ballots. Voters have until June 3 to correct the problem and have their ballots counted.
Six monkeys died of unknown causes while in quarantine at the Oregon Zoo last Saturday. The six cotton-top tamarins were found dead by veterinary staff.