The War on Homeless has now become a Civil War in Eugene.
FILE-This July 10, 2012, file photo shows Occupy Eugene member Emily Semple, right, smiling as she is placed under arrest by Federal Police after she refused to leave the outdoor plaza at the Federal Courthouse in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/The Register-Guard, Chris Pietsch, File)
A KVAL reporter used the words “War on homeless.” Why didn’t Emily Semple show up? I will bring her up at the next Wake up meeting.
EUGENE, Ore. — Small business owners and community members in Eugene are making their voices heard about crime in the city.
The packed meeting, which was held at Togo’s downtown, was put on by the group Eugene Wake Up. Leaders with the group want to put an end what they call lawlessness.
The group was co-founded by Stephen Sheehan, owner of the Elk Horn Brewery, after his business was vandalized last month. He said they will…
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