Tagged: Eugene

Does Mandatory Sick Leave Work For Everyone?

OPB | June 23, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: A proposed mandatory sick leave ordinance in Eugene is modeled off the one that passed in Portland last year.

Different Approaches To Homelessness In Eugene

OPB | Jan. 30, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: In Eugene, there are various options for people experiencing homelessness — both legal and illegal.

Eugene Dumps Fossil Fuel Investments

OPB | Jan. 16, 2014 12:45 p.m.

THURSDAY: Following the lead of other progressive cities across the U.S., Eugene has decided to divest from fossil fuel companies.

The Eugene Mission Downsizes

Aug. 08, 2013 12:20 p.m.

The Eugene Mission is imposing new admission limits. What will that mean for the homeless population in the area?

Eugene Elections

May 09, 2012 9:06 a.m.

Candidates for city council and mayor of Eugene join us to talk local politics.

The Ross Brothers

Dec. 29, 2011 9:30 a.m.

The Ross brothers live in Eugene: one is a respected journalist; one is homeless. They came together on Think Out Loud earlier this year to share their stories.

Weekend Look-Ahead 11/17

Nov. 17, 2011 9:45 a.m.

Music fans have a lot to choose from in Portland and Eugene this weekend. We'll hear two entertainment writers' top picks.

The Ross Brothers

Sept. 30, 2011 9:30 a.m.

Andrew and Winston Ross are two brothers living very different lives in Eugene. One is a successful journalist; the other has been homeless since he was 18.

To Pledge or Not to Pledge?

July 05, 2011 9:45 a.m.

The Eugene City Council got national attention this week for a vote on whether or not to start their meetings with the Pledge of Allegiance.

Proposed Tax Increases in Eugene and Baker County

May 11, 2011 9 a.m.

We're tackling two more items from the May ballot: a five-year levy to raise $3.6 million for Baker School District and a temporary income tax in Eugene to fund schools.

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