Tag Archives: Cal Young Neighborhood

Enterprise Story: Urban Farming Grows Community

Nestled away behind St Thomas Episcopal Church is perhaps the most productive two and a half acres in Eugene. Located just off Coburg road and right across the street from Safeway in the middle of residential and light commercial areas … Continue reading

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Immersed in Teaching

BY BEN DEJARNETTE Siéntate! Sit down! Soy la maestra. I am the teacher. Her brothers would roll their eyes, calloused to young Margarita’s attempts to order them around. She always wanted to be the teacher, she recalls, just like her … Continue reading

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Profile Story: Emerald Lanes’ Unsung Hero

Smells of fried food and coffee fill the air on a brisk Sunday morning at Emerald Lanes bowling alley. The crashing sounds of pins being knocked over is the only thing that breaks the silence as the ten or so … Continue reading

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Profile Assignment: The search begins

I have found that some of the most interesting and kind people hang out in “You Paint It” ceramic cafes. If you have never gone to one of these places, it is wonderful. You pick out a ceramic sculpture to … Continue reading

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Silent Observation: Setting the Scene in Cal Young

“It is!” she says, with an open mouth laugh to her male friend. Then she turns to the barista and says “Can I get a grande white mocha?” The smell of coffee floods the nostrils of every customer. Vague human … Continue reading

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Creeping in Cal Young

The lights are dim in the restaurant as the place seems to be trying to soak up as much natural light as it can from the mostly grey day outside. ESPN and slow drum music creates the ambient noise in … Continue reading

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Cal Young Resources and Links

Located just north of the Willamette River, Eugene’s Cal Young neighborhood is a bustling blend of homes, businesses, schools and parks. This post provides links to resources where residents and visitors can learn more about what the community has to … Continue reading

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Details Key in Cal Young Neighborhood

The Cal Young Neighborhood is home to the Oakway shopping center and the Eugene Country Club but residents say it’s the little things that make the area a desirable place to live. Excellent schools, proximity to other things in Eugene, … Continue reading

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Q & A with Kim McManus, Sheldon Center

Colin Deaver Kim McManus is the Senior Program Supervisor at the Sheldon Community Center in Eugene, Ore. She has worked at the center in some form since 1995. To read the full-length story about the Sheldon Community Center, click here. To … Continue reading

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Enterprise

Backgrounder: Cal Young Neighborhood needs to better assist homeless youth population Crossing the Willamette River, nestled in the Northeast corner of Eugene is the Cal Young Neighborhood. Residences driving north on Coburg Road, away from the University of Oregon campus, … Continue reading

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