Tag Archives: River Road

Musical Blues

BY RUBEN GARCIA Fallout of budget cuts affect music store owners EUGENE, Ore.- On the corner of West Eighth Avenue and Monroe Street in Eugene, Oregon sits a music store called Pacific Winds Music. 9.5 miles away on 35th Avenue … Continue reading

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Thriving missionary support

During one of the recent church services at Santa Clara Church (SCC), Yolanda Liebenberg, a missionary from Zimbabwe, gave a presentation on the work that she had been doing in preparation to move to Africa permanently. “This church has been … Continue reading

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Santa Clara Church offers community atmosphere to River Road

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Between the two services held at the Santa Clara Church (SCC), coffee hour brings the building to life. About 30 families fill the gymnasium as half the room contains the women and mothers chatting and sipping their morning coffee. But … Continue reading

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Creating a more accessible library for all

Casually dressed, middle-aged Linda Huston kindheartedly greets the third member to enter the library on a typical rainy day in Eugene. High-pitched voice and all matches her petite size as she reaches over the counter to hug her guest, as … Continue reading

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A place to call home

On a warm Tuesday evening, Marian Johnson sits at her dinning room table with both hands cradling her coffee mug. It’s the same pot from this morning, but since her husband’s death five years ago, the widow is able to … Continue reading

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Profiling people from River Road

Initially when driving down the long River Road, it can be completely overwhelming with how many business and homes line this street. It was not until the third trip to the area, and a suggestion by a local that drew … Continue reading

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River Road has Room for Improvement

Local community members express concern about their neighborhood By Haley Martin A range of River Road community members share their biggest concerns about their neighborhood. The answers range from homelessness to voting rights depending on each individual and their personal … Continue reading

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Government spending cutbacks are hurting the River Road area

Seen through different perspectives, the struggle with lower governmental financial support is evident By Ashten Johnson Residents and a city employee of River Road are aware of how the decrease in government spending is diminishing the quality of life in … Continue reading

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River Road Concerns Hang Weary on Surrounding Community

River Road Concerns Hang Weary on Surrounding Community By: Nick Feeney University of Oregon Journalism Student Every neighborhood addresses concerns within their community, in hopes to improve the overall quality of the district in which they live in. Living in … Continue reading

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River Road offers varitey in every way

The River Road community is home to roughly 3,500 people that fill Cal’s Donut Shop every afternoon when school and work end for the day. The support of the local businesses is not uncommon in the area even though McDonald’s … Continue reading

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