City Club Talks Recreation Marijuana

EUGENE, Ore. — With the passage of Measure 91, Oregonians can legally smoke marijuana recreationally starting July 1, 2105. But the details are still being worked out, and that was the topic of Friday’s City Club of Eugene forum. Dozens showed up to take part and hear about different issues, including municipality taxation and underage … Continue reading »

City Club Discusses Kesey Square Issues

EUGENE, Ore. — What to do about Kesey Square was the topic of discussion Friday at a forum organized by the City Club of Eugene. The panel was made up of local business owners who work near the square and local mental health professionals.¬†All four men brought up different points about the area in the … Continue reading »

Sen. Merkley to Speak at City Club

EUGENE, Ore. — Senator Jeff Merkley is visiting Eugene on Friday to talk about the American Dream. The City Club of Eugene‘s Friday forum will take place at the University of Oregon School of Law Knight Law Center. The topic: reversing the decline of the middle class and saving the American Dream. The public is … Continue reading »

City Club Hosting Gun Control Panel

EUGENE, Ore. — As gun control legislation continues to be a hot topic nationally, some members of the local community are preparing to discuss the issue on Friday. The City Club of Eugene will be hosting a panel discussion at the Eugene Hilton called “Building Common Ground on Gun Control.” Panelists will include a Lane … Continue reading »

City Club Discusses Student Housing

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s an evolution that happened over time–the west University area morphed into a neighborhood chock full of student housing. That’s created some conflicts, like party noise and underage drinking. The City Club of Eugene tackled the issue Friday while hearing from the university’s housing director about how he resolves those conflicts. One … Continue reading »