The Saturday Morning Post
June 18, 2011
Tim Chuey Weather: – Looks like the weather for Father’s Day will be similar to what we had for Mother’s day. That means clouds, a chance of showers and still cool. Next week, though, will be warmer and dry: Mostly cloudy with rain likely (60%) this AM, a good (50%) chance of showers and cooler this afternoon (0.10 in of rain possible), a (30%) chance of showers tonight (under 0.10 in of rain possible), mostly cloudy with a (30%) chance of showers Sunday AM, a slight (20%) chance of showers Sunday afternoon (Father’s Day), just mostly cloudy Sunday night and Monday AM.
Package of education reform proposals gains momentum – A wide-reaching package of stalled education reform proposals got moving again Friday in the Capitol.
Springfield vote due on cuts – The Springfield City Council will vote Monday on a stripped-down budget for the coming fiscal year that cuts 16 positions, based on projections that property taxes will grow less than 1 percent.
Fire station fliers create confusion – Eugene City Councilor Andrea Ortiz has been busy lately dispelling fears the city will close the fire station at West Second Avenue and Chambers Street in central Eugene.
Golden Temple remedy unclear – The 2007 reorganization of Eugene food company Golden Temple, which ultimately gave a group of Golden Temple executives rights to 90 percent of the company’s profits, was unfair, Multnomah County Court determined.
Volunteers sought to battle Civic weeds – Jim Watson wants to spare Civic Stadium from the wrecking ball, but first he hopes to save it from the weeds. With permission from the stadium’s owner, the Eugene School District. – wasn’t there just a notice from the city about weed and grass control regs? –ed
LTD pass program coming to an end – A popular student transit pass program that allowed thousands of middle and high school students to ride Lane Transit District buses for free during the school year will come to an abrupt end.
Summer Barista Institute offers “coffee camps” – The Eugene Coffee Company will hold three sessions, possibly more, for teenagers to learn about coffee and job skills.