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 2022

Cover Feature 

Cybersecurity and Cities

  • Cities, Counties Face Increase in Cyberattacks Amid Limited Financial Resources
  • Cybersecurity Attorney Offers Advice on How to Avoid Attacks
  • Cyber Attacks on Cities and Counties Increasing – CIS Provides Cyber Resources and Coverage
  • Local Governments Are Attractive Targets for Hackers and Are Ill-Prepared
  • State and Federal Cyber Initiatives: What Cities Need to Know

Other Features

  • 2022 Legislative Short Session Recap
  • How City Leaders Can Honor Those Fighting in Ukraine
  • When Hiring a City Manager – Remember Transparency
  • Supreme Court Midterm for Local Governments
  • Around the State – City Stories: Newberg, Baker City, Jacksonville, North Bend, Gold Beach, Estacada and Bend

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