Rise in Santa Clara Burglaries

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Police are looking for the person or group of people behind a spike in burglaries. Police say the reports are coming from the River Road and Santa Clara area. EPD says someone is breaking into homes through an open or unlocked garage door. Anyone with information is asked to call Eugene … Continue reading »

Resident Holds Down Intruder

EUGENE, Ore. — A man was taken to the Lane County Jail after breaking into a Santa Clara home Wednesday morning. The couple living in the home on Cherry Avenue say they never thought something like this could happen to them. They’re very vigilant about locking their doors and gates. Eugene police officers actually had … Continue reading »

Animal Hospital Vandalized

EUGENE, Ore. — Vandals struck an animal clinic Saturday night and it was all caught on surveillance video. It all happened at the Santa Clara Animal Hospital on the 2500 block of River Road. The video appears to show two young boys heaving a rock through the front window around 1 a.m. Saturday. The officer … Continue reading »

Students Plant Trees for Safer Pathways

SANTA CLARA, Ore. — One elementary school is trying to make their school a lot safer, by planting trees. Friday and Saturday, students and parents will plant more than 50 trees at Irving Elementary School and around town. Tree developers have already dug holes to prepare the soil. The trees will line the new sidewalk … Continue reading »

Winds Causes Tree to Fall

SANTA CLARA, Ore. — The wind in the valley hasn’t been able to match up to that on the coast but it’s done quite a bit of damage over night. While the weather didn’t stop many people from going about their regular routine today, a Santa Clara family is busy cleaning up their yard. There … Continue reading »

Rollover Crash Leads to Drug Bust

SANTA CLARA, Ore. — Eugene Police responded to a single vehicle crash near River Road and Dean Avenue in Santa Clara¬†Saturday morning. Witnesses say they saw two people flee the scene.¬†Officers later found Juan Hernandez a few blocks away and arrested him for DUII. The, police say, a man driving by and inquiring about the … Continue reading »

Two Local Neighborhoods Win Awards

EUGENE, Ore. — Two local neighborhoods scored big recognition on the national level. The Harlow Neighbors Association in Eugene was picked as the Neighborhood of the Year by Neighborhoods USA. The River Road and Santa Clara Community Organizations received a second place award. The Harlow Neighbors association received the award on Friday. The major reason … Continue reading »