Ericka Cruz Guevarra
Ericka Cruz Guevarra is a breaking news/general assignment reporter at OPB. She’s worked as an on-call interactive producer at KQED Public Radio in San Francisco and was KQED’s first Raul Ramirez Diversity Fund Intern. Ericka also worked with NPR’s Code Switch team where she assisted with production for the Code Switch Podcast. She’s an alumna of NPR’s Next Generation Radio project at KJZZ in Phoenix and graduated from San Francisco State University. Most importantly, she’s one of very few adults in the world who still enjoys bubblegum flavored ice cream.
Protesters gathered in Northwest Portland on Tuesday to call Sessions' visit "unwelcome" and "potentially dangerous."
Successful or not, the canvassing efforts that began Saturday give a look into what arguments both sides of the soda tax debate will make when the election draws near in Oregon's most populous county.
News | Environment | localOPB | Sept. 15, 2017 9:57 a.m. | Portland
The region could see as much as an inch of rain between Sunday and Tuesday.
ODOT officials said Thursday that woes about the closure of Interstate 84 could continue well into this winter.
Protesters representing a range of age groups from toddlers to the "Portland Raging Grannies" marched to Terry Schrunk Plaza Sunday for a peaceful gathering.
The fire brought together a run of show that included local, state and federal leaders talking about the lessons that can be learned from the fire burning in the Columbia River Gorge.
The Oregon Department of Transportation said Thursday it will keep Interstate 84 closed between Troutdale and Hood River at least through the weekend because of the Eagle Creek Fire.
The Eagle Creek Fire in the Columbia River Gorge grew minimally Wednesday evening due to winds; however, by Thursday morning, firefighters brought the containment level to 5 percent, fire officials said.
Wildfire crews fought hard this week to preserve the area surrounding Multnomah Falls as the Eagle Creek Fire raged in the Columbia River Gorge.
News | local | Air | Northwest Wildfires 2017OPB | Sept. 6, 2017 8:23 a.m. | Troutdale, Oregon
The National Weather Service says rain in the forecast will be crucial to firefighting efforts before the heat returns at the end of the week.
The Columbia River Gorge town of Cascade Locks is under evacuation notices due to the nearby Eagle Creek Fire, which is just 1/2 mile away. On Sunday, crews rescued hikers stranded in the Gorge overnight.
Being undocumented sometimes means spending a lot of time trying to convince people why you deserve to stay in the United States.
The kids in Oregon's largest school district went back to school this week, and none of them were allowed to drink from school water fountains.
In a letter to the Oregon State University community, University President Ed Ray announced an effort this fall to evaluate buildings whose namesakes held or espoused racist views.
More leadership changes are coming for the Oregon Health Authority after newspaper reports uncovered a communications plan to discredit a Portland healthcare provider.
On Saturday, the city's famous International Rose Test Garden in Washington Park celebrated its centennial, a huge milestone for the City of Roses that has seen many changes.
The Chetco Bar Fire burning about 5 miles from the coastal community of Brookings, Oregon, has in some ways redefined the role of the local school district's superintendent.
Education | Parents | Environment | News | Water | Nation | Lead In The WaterOPB | Aug. 24, 2017 9:15 a.m.
Portland Public School students will still not be able to use school water fountains when the new academic year starts next week.
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