Tag Archives: Laughing Planet

Food, community and accessibility stand out to The Whiteaker’s residents and visitors

Leaving the bustling downtown of Eugene and heading westbound on toward The Whiteaker feels like entering a new world. The hums and honks of speeding cars grows quieter and life seems to slow down just a little bit. Commercial buildings … Continue reading

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Going Green in Eugene

Laughing Planet: Giving Mother Earth Something to Smile about Laughing Planet restaurant is open for business at its new location in Woodfield Station. Catalan artwork is hung on the walls and adds a fresh pop of color to the funky … Continue reading

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Enterprise Update

For my story I split it up into four articles. So far I have interviewed two people and wrote up those articles.  I interviewed the manager of Laughing Planet and spoke with a member of CASL.  CASL stands for Center … Continue reading

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Making A Difference One Bite at a Time!

Steve Mertz Takes A Fresh New Approach By: Sammy Brenner Bright vibrant colors, funky posters, and the quirky Eugene locals fill up the small restaurant Laughing Planet Cafe located off Blair Blvd. Each table has several dinosaur toys to entertain … Continue reading

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Homeless Set Up Camp in Jefferson Westside

There are many issues that Jefferson Westside faces as a community, and most would agree that the issue of homelessness is one of them. Homeless people are in the restaurants asking for food, on the side walks begging for change, … Continue reading

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Homelessness and Drugs in Jefferson Westside

Jefferson Westside residents share their thoughts on the issue of homelessness and drugs within their neighborhood By Jasmine Eoff Homelessness remains a big issue not only in the city of Eugene, but more specifically, within the Jefferson Westside neighborhood. Employees … Continue reading

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The Not So Brightside of the Westside

Home Sweet Home might not be Sweet for Some Locals Eugene, OR- Sammy Brenner- Jefferson Westside is a small district located in central Eugene. It has quaint restaurants, old-fashioned houses and several parks. While it has redeeming qualities there are … Continue reading

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Homeless and Drug Issues in Jefferson Westside

Businesses in the Jefferson Westside neighborhood discuss the community’s homeless and drug issues. Employees of different neighborhood businesses discuss the homeless and drug problem within the community and how these issues affect their workdays.  The businesses recognize the drug and … Continue reading

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Lunch Time in the Jefferson Westside

Monday February 7th, around 1 p.m., in the Jefferson Westside.

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Out and About in Jefferson Westside

Citizens and employees of Jefferson Westside take time to express the pros’ and cons’ about their community. The Jefferson Westside neighborhood is home to many local Eugene businesses.  At one local business, Sweet Life, some customers and a worker took … Continue reading

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