occupy eugene

Occupy Medical Ready for Next Phase


After a rather difficult and controversial start to their clinic, Occupy Medical is seeing success and looking towards expansion. They now serve around 20-25 patients and are looking to have Friday hours as well while hoping to be able to offer their services to everybody.

Eugene police chief backs officer in pepper spray case


A Eugene police officer acted within department policy when he used pepper spray and threatened to use his Taser stun gun on two women who allegedly resisted arrest after participating in an Occupy Eugene demonstration earlier this year, Police Chief P...

Homeland Security shuts down Occupy Eugene outpost


Officers from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security showed up this evening at the Occupy Eugene outpost at the Federal Building at East Seventh Avenue and Pearl Street. Putting a perimeter around the area with yellow tape marked "Police Line — Do Not Cross," officers ordered protestors to leave the space.

July 10 – Morning Headlines


Tim Chuey: warm with some high clouds, Occupy Medical Clinic, Free pet alert, pertussis alert, coal train decision, EWEB Commissioner lawsuit, old city hall options, charter school prank, Livestrong ride through, diabetes awareness, Ems 4-2, Challengers win, Falk runner up, Spencer out at Timbers...

Occupy Eugene medical clinic serves low-income families and homeless


A crucial part of the Occupy Eugene camp-out began to emerge: a medical clinic that treated conditions of people hurt by the economic recession and lacking in health insurance and treatment options.

Groups call for buffer zones in pesticide use


Several public advocacy groups held a rally today against pesticides at the Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza during the Saturday Market. Pitchfork Rebellion, an anti-pesticide group from the Triangle Lake area, and Standing Together to Outlaw Pesticides (STOP), an Oregon advocacy alliance working to stop pesticide spraying, organized "Occupy This! Rally for Pesticide Justice and Jobs!" The event called for banning aerial spraying of pesticides near homes and schools, creating a buffer zone to protect people's health.

June 12 – Morning Headlines


Tim Chuey: showers, 4J data breach, Hwy 99 fire, Florence Realtor convicted of tax evasion, Springfield to levy safety tax, homeless camp plea, Cruise ship evacuated, Man who faked cancer goes to jail, Oakridge fumbles a secret, Kent State takes out the Ducks

Councilman Poling Still Affected By Occupy Protest Held On His Lawn


At this point, it’s unlikely the two sides will come to terms—Poling and Occupy members have both publicly chastised the other side for not calling a meeting, and at other times, stated publicly that they would refuse to attend such a meeting.

Occupy Eugene Rallies Against Police Presence


Occupy Eugene says Eugene police are overstepping their bounds.
The group held a rally Friday in Kesey Square to discuss what members say is an unnecessary increase in police contact downtown.
The rally was more like a ...

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