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Lane County family planning program moving

Lane County Public Health's Family Planning Program is moving from the downtown Eugene Public Health Annex to the county's RiverStone Community Health Center in Springfield.

Services will start July 5 at RiverStone, 1640 G St. Lane County Family Planning may still be reached at 682-4361; people can call RiverStone at 682-3550.

Lane County Public Health will continue to offer other clinical services at the Health Annex, 135 E. Sixth Ave., Eugene. These services include immunizations, testing and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases, counseling and testing and prevention services for HIV, and prenatal care referral.

For more information, call 682-4041.

Rubicon Society to hear Oakridge police chief

The Rubicon Society will meet at noon Thursday to continue its public safety series with a talk by Oakridge police Chief Louis Gomez on "Public Safety in a Small Town."

The gathering will take place at the Pearl Street Ice Cream Parlor & Restaurant, 13th Avenue and Pearl Street. Lunch is optional. For information, visit www.rubiconsociety.org.

Public library names two branch managers

The Eugene Public Library has named new managers at both branch locations. Darren Nelson was selected as the Sheldon branch manager. He previously served as the Bethel branch manager. Angela Bray is the new Bethel branch manager. She comes to Eugene from the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library.

War is topic for Eugene City Club speakers

The City Club of Eugene on Friday will present three speakers discussing `War: Is it Ever Worth it? A Patriotic Question.'

The speakers will be Dr. Martin Jones from Beyond War, Dennis Hoerner of Wellsprings Friends School, and Iana Matthews-Harris of the Wayne Morse Youth Program.

The meeting, which begins at 11:50 a.m. at the Downtown Athletic Club, is open to the public. Admission is $3.

Commissioners to take comment on tax proposal

The Lane County commissioners will take public testimony on a public safety funding charter amendment limit and an income tax ordinance at 6:30 tonight in Harris Hall, 125 E. Eighth Ave.

The board is considering a charter amendment for the November general election ballot, dedicating a potential income tax to fund public safety and capping the amount at 1.5 percent of net taxable income. The county also would provide property tax relief of 95 cents per $1,000 of assessed property value. For more information, call 682-4203.

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