Local Focus

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

Published quarterly, the Local Focus is mailed to more than 3,000 city officials.  Subscribe by emailing loc@orcities.org.

Current Issue - Second Quarter 2021

Feature Section

  • Promoting the Great Outdoors – 
    How Cities Encourage Recreation & Activities in Their Communities 
  • City Walking Trails and Pathways: 
    An Often Overlooked Treasure
  • “Forest Bathing” Can Improve Health
  • The Heart of an Oregon Town is Outside:
    Safe Routes to School 

Other Features

  • American Rescue Plan Funds: Going Forward
  • Key Bills for Remainder of Legislative Session
  • Building a Lower-Carbon Future
  • Around the State - Stories from Oregon Cities

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