Reporter And Producer
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.
Environment | News | local
Oregon polluters will be subject to limits on the total health risk they can impose on the people who live and work near their facilities.
Of the 214 Oregon agencies that participate in the FBI's hate crime tracking program, just 29 agencies submitted incident reports for 2017.
A Portland-based legal group is suing the Trump administration over a presidential proclamation barring migrants from seeking asylum if they cross the southern border outside of designated entry points.
A demolition permit is in place for the never-opened Multnomah County jail, which was sold to private developer Jordan Schnitzer in April.
Economy | Energy | Politics | Climate change | News | local | Environment | Election | Business
Portland voters on Tuesday passed a gross receipts tax measure that will pay into a clean energy fund, which proponents say will help the city chip away at its clean energy goals.
Environment | News | local
A federal judge has blocked the Bureau of Land Management from moving forward with a controversial plan to spay wild mares in Hines, Oregon.
A Multnomah County grand jury has cleared two Portland Police officers who shot and killed Patrick Kimmons, a 27-year-old black man, on Sept. 30.
At least two Oregon law enforcement agencies say they are increasing patrols around Jewish places of worship following the shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh.
Proponents of the gross receipts tax filed a formal election complaint with the Secretary of State’s office asking for an investigation into how two business owners appeared on campaign material they didn’t actually support.
As the Trump administration mulls narrowing the definition of sex in federal civil rights laws, Oregon lawmakers and advocacy groups vow to bolster protections for transgender Oregonians.
The city of Portland says the man who entered a homeless shelter with a knife in April is to blame for his own death, according to a filing in federal court Monday.
News | local | Transportation
Oregon's attorney general won't appeal a circuit court decision in the case of Ana del Rocío after a judge ruled her constitutional rights were violated when she was stopped by a TriMet employee during a fare evasion inspection.
The city has been under federal oversight after the Department of Justice found the police bureau engages in a pattern and practice of excessive use of force against people suffering from mental health issues.
Energy | Politics | Renewable energy | News | local | Environment
Opponents of Portland’s gross receipts tax measure say the initiative could actually cost Portland residents more than initially expected. Proponents aren't buying it.
The transcripts reveal for the first time the sequence of events from officers' perspective of the moments leading up to the death of 45-year-old Jason Washington on June 29.
Protesters marched through downtown Portland for Patrick Kimmons, a 27-year-old black man who was shot and killed by Portland police on Sept. 30.
Medical staff and Clackamas County jail employees acted negligently toward a U.S. Army veteran in their custody who’d overdosed on methamphetamines and died, according to a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court.