ALERT: Rash of Occupied Burglaries through Unlocked Doors

EPD News Flash EPD Crime Prevention has noted another rash of reported burglaries through unlocked doors, with the victims asleep inside during the crimes. These burglaries happened on April 7 between 12:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. off E. 19th Avenue between Harris Street and Emerald Street. Each burglary had the same M.O.: the entry was…

CANCELLED Zombie Apocalypse – Nationwide Community / Neighborhood Exercise

Zombie Apocalypse – Nationwide Community / Neighborhood Exercise: The objective of each exercise is for participants, working as part of their organization’s team, to enhance their emergency management knowledge while strengthening their disaster preparedness and response capabilities. When: Saturday, April 29, 10am to 12pm Where: Hilyard Community Center, 2580 Hilyard St, Eugene, OR 97405 Zombie…

City Offers First Report on South Willamette Street Improvements

New data about the re-striping of South Willamette Street shows the street is functioning well — and that critics’ concerns about major back-ups and decreased business activity have not come true. Chris Henry, a city Transportation Planning Engineer and the Project Lead for the South Willamette project, shared data on the South Willamette Street Improvement Plan at a City Council work session…

EWEB is taking orders for emergency water containers

by Joe Harwood, Eugene Water & Electric Board Eugene Water & Electric Board customers who want to prepare for earthquakes, forest fires or other emergencies that could interrupt the delivery of drinking water can now pre-order 3-gallon water storage containers at a discounted price. Starting on March 22 EWEB customers can pre-order 3-gallon bisphenol A-free water…