Yearly Archives: 1996

December 10, 1996

Learning Center Plans an Expansion

by Christian Wihtol of The Register-Guard The Oregon Social Learning Center, a private, nonprofit research group in Eugene, is planning a new headquarters to accommodate its growth. Now based in the Fifth Pearl Building north of the Fifth Street Public Market, the center would move most of its operations into a 22,000-square-foot, two-story building proposed […]

August 19, 1996

State Spends More to House Inmates, Less on Education

by The Associated Press As Oregon’s prison inmate population grows under tough new sentencing laws, less state money is available for programs that prevent people from embarking on a life of crime in the first place. More and more money is being spent on prisons in the wake of the 1994 voter approval of a […]