Homeless Advocates Look to Construct Semi-Permanent Homeless Camp

EUGENE, Ore. — Homeless advocates are looking to construct a semi-permanent homeless village at a field on West 14th Avenue. The concern from community members is it’s across the street from Cesar Chavez Elementary School. Right now, three families who are a part of St. Vincent de Paul’s car-camping program use the site. Those families … Continue reading »

ODOT Builds Fence Under Bridge

EUGENE, Ore. — ODOT crews are building a $20,000 fence under the Franklin Boulevard Bridge. They’re trying to keep people from camping there. ODOT estimated it spends about $50,000 a year cleaning what it calls illegal camp sites. So after dealing with numerous health and safety issues, along with public complaints, ODOT decided to build … Continue reading »

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