Author: MIKE EYSTER For The Chronicle

Ex-teacher building on solid foundation

MIKE EYSTER/CHRONICLE PHOTO Tim Olguin has traveled from California to Oregon, like many before him. His vision, and journey, is unlike any other, however, Olguin remade his career to help people in need of low-income housing. Meet Tim Olguin, educator, affordable housing advocate, homebuilder, and entrepreneur.  In 2005, Tim was[Read More…]

Strong evidence of transformation

During the April 19 City Council meeting on police use-of-force Mayor Sean VanGordon stated, “progress is different than perfection.” Implied in VanGordon’s statement is: 1. Perfection starts with progress. 2. Striving for perfection (excellence) is a worthy and real goal for Springfield. Longtime observers of the Springfield Council will note[Read More…]