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.
News | Environment | local | Water
The Yakama Nation has filed a federal lawsuit against 30 private companies and government entities for cleanup costs associated with pollution at the Portland Harbor Superfund site.
Friday's hearing was the first public proceeding related to the fire that torched more than 48,000 acres of the Columbia River Gorge.
According to court documents, co-conspirator Jason Blomgren described Patrick as "No. 5" in the chain of command in occupation efforts.
An audit of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission found IT security issues that “significantly increase” the risk of compromise to its computer system.
ICE won't stop enforcement at county courthouses, despite the Oregon Judicial Department's concern over how it might discourage people from seeking justice.
Doug Paxton, who served as director of the Roseburg VA Healthcare System, has been reassigned as assistant director at the Huntington VA Medical Center in West Virginia.
Portland City Commissioner Amanda Fritz is proposing a change to the Central City Plan that she says would give developers a cost-effective way to contribute to the city’s affordable housing stock.
The audit found the state failed to meet national baseline standards for emergency management, and that planning efforts lack on all levels of the state’s emergency management system.
The engineer of the Amtrak train that derailed near DuPont, Washington last month says he doesn’t recall seeing the 30 mile per hour advance speed sign two miles ahead of a speed-restrictive curve.
The Department of Justice is threatening to subpoena the state of Oregon and 22 other jurisdictions, demanding they prove they're complying with federal immigration policy.
On the anniversary weekend of President Trump's inauguration, a handful of marches and rallies in downtown Portland tackled issues that ranged from immigration to the #MeToo movement.
Oregon's district attorneys are leading an effort to bring unanimous juries to Oregon. Some say it appears there is a catch.
Transportation | News | local | Politics
The ordinance is part of the city's Vision Zero goal, which aims to reduce traffic-related deaths on Portland roads to zero by 2025.
A petition filed in Multnomah County Circuit Court seeks to compel county Commissioner Loretta Smith to resign through a rarely used process.
Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden told an audience at a town hall event Friday that Roseburg VA officials admitted to him in a meeting that they had been using an inappropriate admissions system for over a year.