'We lost business. People did not want to stay that close to Whoville'

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Whoville and neighboring businesses
Neighboring businesses are looking to the City of Eugene to improve the situation. The City owns the property, and city law forbids camping on public property. The City of Eugene recently posted "No Trespassing" signs in an effort to close the piece of land to everyone.

"I'll be frank with you," Walker said. "In my contacts with the city, they've specifically said, 'We don't know how to handle this situation.'"