High Five

Oregon tech center to offer classes for budding business owners

The Beaverton-based Oregon Technology Business Center will target poor and rural areas with online classes focused on entrepeneurship

Seattle gets first Tazo tea shop

After moving its Portland Tazo tea operations to Washington state, Starbucks is planning to open its first tea shop this fall

Portland summer festivals boost economy

Local businesses earn $65 to $105 million from five festivals including Bite of Oregon and Oregon Brewer's Festival

Small business insurance exchange program moves forward

Officials focus on reducing administrative burden for employers, who will be able to buy insurance on the exchange in January 2014

Portland aims to resolve complaints about vacant and foreclosed homes

As concerns about abandoned homes mount, city steps up monitoring and enforcement