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Welcome to City Focus - the Offical Podcast from the League of Oregon Cities

Nov 7, 2019

On this episode, I’m joined in the studio by Katie Kammer, Pre-loss Attorney and host of Kammersations the Podcast for CIS for a fascinating conversation about the laws that protect employees against harassment, discrimination, and retaliation. Katie is an engaging speaker on this topic and our conversation focuses on...


Sep 19, 2019

In honor of National Preparedness Month, we are rereleasing Episode 16 of City Focus, featuring Emergency Manager for the City of Salem, Greg Walsh and Salem CERT Senior Trainer and Logistics Officer, Terry Pickett.

National Preparedness Month is recognized each September to promote family and community disaster and...


Sep 5, 2019

Named in honor of the wise words of President Abraham Lincoln, Better Angels is a national citizens’ movement to reduce political polarization in the U.S by bringing conservatives and liberals together to understand each other beyond stereotypes, forming red/blue community alliances, teaching practical skills for...


Aug 22, 2019

LOC recently administered a study on Systems Development Charges, or SDCs and found striking differences in city SDC implementation.

On this episode Paul Aljets, from Aljets Consulting and Erin Doyle, former LOC Lobbyist talk about the survey and they breakdown the results for us in a relatable and useful way that will...


Aug 8, 2019

On this episode, I’m joined in the studio by Angie Onyewuchi, CEO of Travel Salem for a fascinating conversation about tourism in Oregon. Angie is passionate about Oregon and our conversation focuses on how tourism drives economic impact in communities across the state. She shares examples of emerging trends in...