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.
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A high-ranking EPA official visited Portland to meet with state and local leaders interested in understanding what it means to have the Portland Harbor Superfund Site targeted for immediate attention.
The far-right group Patriot Prayer held a protest outside Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall in Downtown Portland where Hillary Clinton was speaking as part of her book tour.
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Strike teams from across Oregon are en route to Southern California where a series of fast-moving fires continue to rip through the Los Angeles area.
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Portland joins a list of cities and states across the country that are acting in direct contrast to the Trump administration on federal matters like climate change.
Advocates say the Supreme Court case challenges Oregon's public accommodation non-discrimination laws, which protect LGBT people from being refused service or entry to public places.
Cities across Oregon have grappled with the question of whether polices directed at downtown business corridors criminalize homelessness.
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The Historic Multnomah Falls Lodge opened its doors to visitors for the first time since the Eagle Creek Fire prompted its closure in September — peak visitor season.
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.