07.02.12 The Morning Buzz




RSVP for ELGL Forum with Former Governor Barbara Roberts – Please join us on Thursday, July 12, for an ELGL brown-bag session with former Oregon Governor and current Metro Councilor Barbara Roberts.

ELGL Social Hour at OCCMA Conference – Learn more about ELGL and how our membership is redefining the future of local government in Oregon!

RSVP: ELGL Happy New (Fiscal) Year Social – Celebrate the start of FY 2013 and the recipient of the “Knope of the Year” award.


Branch libraries cutting back hours – To save money, a new reduced schedule takes effect this week at the Bethel and Sheldon locations.

Pay to county employees scrutinized – Scheduling vacations wasn’t a priority when Sonya Langsdorf was hired in 2008 by Clark County District Court judges to be a court commissioner.

Analysis: Stockton, California new paradigm for struggling cities – Stockton, California, the largest city in the United States to ever file for bankruptcy, could create a new template for struggling cities and potentially lift the stigma that scars municipalities if they seek court protection from creditors.



Why Attending Law School Is The Worst Career Decision You’ll Ever Make – The news for would-be attorneys keeps getting worse. According to analysis from the Wall Street Journal releasedyesterday, only 55% of class of 2011 law school grads were employed full-time as lawyers nine months after graduation. The other 45% may be unemployed, working at Starbucks or starting their own law school hate blogs.

Six Ways to Refuel Your Energy Every Day – Are you working longer hours, attending more meetings, taking shorter vacations, answering more emails and eating lunch at your desk, if you eat lunch at all?

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