Oregon-based Umpqua Bank is opening a new flagship branch in San Francisco's Financial District.
Oregon bankruptcy filings fell 15% for the year ending in March 2013, and business filings plummeted 28%.
Businesses and organizations spent at least $18.8 million from January to June on lobbyists.
The Home Rescue Program begins taking applications this week from Oregonians that are facing foreclosure. The program will cover up to a year of mortgage payments.
Oregon venture capital activity slowed in the second quarter.