THE NEW HATE MOVEMENT IN OREGON, Oct, 23

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Professor Randy Blazak’s extensive research on hate crimes and hate groups, not to mention his regular role as a commentator on everything from NPR to CNN and Al Jazeera, makes his visit to City Club a special event – and … Continued

CANDIDATE DEBATE SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

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Our community is at a crossroads over a broad range of issues, and whoever we elect this year is going to leave marks on our city and county that will likely reach far into the future. Housing and homeless are … Continued

Mayoral Debate Slated, 9/11 at Noon

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This year’s contest for mayor is both a study in contrasts among candidates, and more prescient than usual. Whoever takes the seat will lead during a time of long-term decision concerning homelessness, law enforcement, a proposed urban renewal district for … Continued

The Promise of Cluster Housing

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  RISING PRICES for land and housing have contributed to a shortage of affordable workforce housing in Corvallis. The factors behind this trend include population growth and the availability of developable land. Among the proposed solutions is a style of high-density … Continued

Is Putting a Price on Carbon a Solution to Global Warming?

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When: 7 to 9 pm, Wednesday, May 16 Where: Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, Despite tree planting programs, advances in renewable energy and appeals to use public transportation instead of personal vehicles, carbon continues to accumulate in the atmosphere. While useful … Continued

Town Halls: Six County Commissioner Candidates Meet

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Seeking votes in the May 15 primary election, six county commissioner candidates will argue their cases at two City Club Town Halls set for April. The eventual victor will inherit a confluence of county problems now coming to a head. Affordable … Continued

Vital Signs 2: Healthy Relationships in Long-Term Support

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When: Thursday, April 5, 7 pm Where: Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis, 2945 NW Circle Ave. At the City Club of Corvallis meeting on March 13, Helen Kao, MD, of Lumina Hospice and Palliative Care, and Jason Wallis, MS, of Fitness Over 50, showed … Continued

Vital Signs: Effective programs for aging adults

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If you missed these presentations, you can listen to them here: Helen Kao (23 minutes) Jason Wallis (17 minutes) As Baby Boomers enter their seventies, educators and health-care professionals are tracking the results of programs intended to help older adults maintain health and wellbeing. … Continued

Scientists’ Warning to Humanity — The rest of the story

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Note: The talk described below is available on the City Club of Corvallis YouTube channel.  When Oregon State University professor Bill Ripple and colleagues published a viewpoint article in the journal BioScience last fall — Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: A … Continued

Measure 101 — Covering the Oregon Health Plan

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OREGON VOTERS will cast their ballots by January 23 in a special referendum on a health-care tax assessment adopted by the State Legislature in 2017. City Club members and area residents will have two opportunities on January 9 to hear presentations and ask … Continued