Local Focus

The LOC's magazine has topical, in-depth articles that matter to city officials.

Published quarterly, the Local Focus is emailed to more than 7,000 city officials.  Subscribe by emailing loc@orcities.org.

Current Issue - Second Quarter 2024

Cover Feature 

Summer Festivals and Events

  • Get Ready for Summer! Cities Gear Up for Summer Fun with Robust Roster of Festivals Across the State
  • Cities Partner with Chambers of Commerce, Private Companies to Promote Tourism
  • Mark Your Calendar! Summer Events Listing

Other Features

  • Legislative Wins for Cities
  • City Leaders Advocate in Washington, D.C.
  • Klamath Falls Hosts Successful Spring Conference
  • Can NIMBY Activists Advance Voter Initiatives to Overturn UGB Expansions?
  • Living With Arbitrage Earnings – High Interest Rate Environment May Mean Investment Earnings
  • Around the State – City Stories:
    Hermiston, Dallas, Ashland, Baker City, Independence and Springfield

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