Tag Archives: Matt DeBow

Sidebar: Profile of the Cal Young Neighborhood Riders

Sara Reynolds, unemployed, lives in Santa Clara and rides the bus wherever she needs to go. Reynolds Did ride the breeze but did not need it. Reynolds was waiting for the bus on Thursday, August 12th to get back home … Continue reading

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Sidebar: LTDs Response to Stop the Green Dragon

A group of west Eugene businesses has taken out a billboard and passed out fliers saying that the EmX is destroying LTD’s budget. “It’s not based on fact, it’s based on fear,” Cosette Rees said, spokesperson for LTD.

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Main Bar: The Effects of Lane Transit Districts Budget Cuts in the Cal Young Neighborhood

By Matt DeBow Lane Transit District cut bus routes in June, including two bus routes in the Cal Young Neighborhood with another round of cuts happening next month. Cal Young is the largest (by area) neighborhood in the city, but … Continue reading

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Neighborhood blog post: Enterprise Update.

By Matt DeBow This last week I  interviewed Will Mueller and Cossette Rees both from Lane Transit District. It was a 45-minute interview, which cramped up my hand from taking so many notes. If I expect to do that long … Continue reading

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Preview: The Whiteaker Block Party

By Matt DeBow The Whiteaker Cocktail Society is a group of friends who decided to get involved in their community instead of just sitting around drinking beer, although they still sit around drinking beer. The first organized event they participated … Continue reading

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Welcome to Shamrock Flowers and Gifts

By Matt DeBow “Hi Michelle” says Susie Savoie from behind the counter at Shamrock Flowers and Gifts as a regular customer walks into the store. Savoie knows all of her regular customers by name, but even when new customers walk … Continue reading

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Media Analysis: Profile of a Vietnamese Surgeon in Eugene

By Matt DeBow Linda Sellers’ feature story about a Vietnamese refugee profiles Hoang Nguyen who fled from south Vietnam in 1981 and worked her way through school to become a surgeon. The story was published in special section of the … Continue reading

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Q&A with head of the Cal Young Neighborhood Association

By: Evan Sernoffsky / Video By: Jason Williams / Photos By: Matt Debow Eugene, Ore–Tonya Spears, head of the Cal Young Neighborhood Association, sat down with the Reporting1blog to answer questions about what she thinks are the area’s most important … Continue reading

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Media Analysis: Ringo Starr Turns 70 Interview

By Matt DeBow An interview with Ringo Starr, who is most notable known for his drumming work with The Beatles, is now touring as a solo artist.  Dave Itzkoff interviewed the musician about his birthday last Wednesday when he turned … Continue reading

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Cal Young is a safe place to live and a good place to observe nature.

By Matt DeBow Stella Star frequents Bond Lane Park in the Cal Young Neighborhood to walk her two small dogs and says she feels safe walking around in the area. Star moved from San Diego to the top of Kelly … Continue reading

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