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.
The public nuisance designation allows Multnomah County to pursue legal action against opioid manufacturers.
Portland’s Bureau of Technology Services is prepared to stop using software from Moscow-based cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab.
local | Environment | NewsOPB | July 25, 2017 2:14 p.m.
The fire started after lightning struck the fire-prone area where the Long Draw fire burned in 2012.
Seattle and Portland have seen the biggest increase in home prices among 20 of the largest metropolitan areas nationwide.
For Portland’s queer Latinx community, PDX Latinx Pride offers a uniquely intersectional space that’s often hard to find in one of America’s whitest cities.
local | Environment | News | Eclipse 2017OPB | July 21, 2017 11:41 a.m.
Oregon’s Department of Forestry is asking land owners in several districts around the state to do their part as the eclipse nears.
Oregon Republican Rep. Julie Parrish alleges a West Linn town hall Aug. 1 — purportedly with her in attendance — is “fake" and a "sham."
Officials also expect an increase in traffic on adjacent bridges, along with Grand Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
local | Pacific Ocean | Science | Climate change | NewsOPB | July 19, 2017 1:19 p.m.
Cannon Beach Police advised beachgoers this week of shark dorsal fin sightings in the Cannon Beach area, but such sightings are not uncommon this time of year.
The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries began investigating Stars Cabaret for civil rights violations in 2015.
Some board members said they not only didn’t have enough information to make an informed decision, but they also didn’t have enough time to decide.
local | Science | News | Eclipse 2017OPB | July 15, 2017 2:07 p.m. | Portland
The Oregon Department of Justice says some hotels are capitalizing on the demand for hotels ahead of the eclipse.
local | Transportation | NewsOPB | July 14, 2017 1:02 p.m.
As of Friday morning, several tons of hagfish — commonly known as slime eels — were moved to the side of U.S. Highway 101.
Nation | local | Communities | NewsOPB | July 13, 2017 1:45 p.m.
The Multnomah County Sheriff’s office says Fairview residents can expect quicker response times for 911 calls and more officers out on the streets.
local | Environment | NewsOPB | July 11, 2017 11:20 a.m.
The fire is now 50 percent contained and is burning 5,833 acres — down from 6,200 as of Tuesday morning.
Two months after a hate graffiti incident, residents in Portland's Cully Neighborhood hold multicultural celebration.
A Portland city grant aims to help community organizations develop the capacity to track bias and hate crimes.
Oregon’s 'Sanctuary State' law has, for years, prohibited the use of state and local resources to enforce federal law, and many see the bill as an extension of that legacy.
An audit into the state of Oregon’s 2016 financial statements found $690 million in accounting errors.
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