Tag Archives: Civic Stadium

Friendly Area Neighbors

By Matt Scotton EUGENE, Ore. — Take a stroll through the Friendly Area Neighborhood and one thing becomes clear, there are parks everywhere. If you turn off of 19th onto Pearl you will find Civic Stadium falling apart before your … Continue reading

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First impressions of the Friendly neighborhood

Upon first impression, Eugene’s Friendly neighborhood appears to be one severely divided. On one hand, it’s family oriented. Parks, picnic areas and signs of childhood are abundant: Yet, amidst the family atmosphere lurks an unspoken economic and social underbelly. Ultimately, … Continue reading

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What’s Going on with Civic Stadium?

Civic Stadium, located near E. 20th Avenue and Willamette Street, has been property of the Eugene 4J School District since its construction in 1938. But with the Eugene Emeralds minor league baseball team leaving Civic Stadium to play at the … Continue reading

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Eyes on the Enterprise: Save Civic Stadium [November 21, 2010 Update]

Who should call me today while I watched my beloved Titans lose their third dysfunctional game in a row but DENNIS HEBERT, current President and founding member of Save Civic Stadium (SCS)! I know, I was excited too. He was … Continue reading

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Civic Stadium: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow?

Dennis Herbert sits at a table at the Erb Memorial Union, still in his work clothes. His bushy white and gray beard covers his face and the top of his head is concealed by a baseball cap. He is lost … Continue reading

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Enterprise Story Update

The ironic thing about the topic of my enterprise piece is that almost every time I went to Friendly neighborhood I passed by Civic Stadium, but never once stopped to check it out. I’ve only had a couple of in … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Blog: FAN Board Meeting

Washington Park Cottage was completely empty until about ten minutes before 7 p.m. when a group of three people walked to the door of the small building. Susie, Chelsea and I were greeted by Amy Henne, who is the Secretary … Continue reading

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Friendly Area Neighbors (FAN) Meeting

Last night Chelsea, Kayla, and I experienced our first Friendly Area Neighbors (FAN) meeting. The meetings occur the second Monday of every month in a community center, Washington Park Cottage. When we first arrived we were a bit skeptical if … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Blog: Friendly Area Neighbors Meeting

By Chelsea Bishop Kayla, Susie and I arrive at the Friendly Area Neighbors (FAN) meeting half an hour early, hoping to catch someone to interview before the meeting commences. No such luck – after sitting in the dark in front … Continue reading

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