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One PacificCoast Bancorp completes purchase of Albina Community Bank

One PacificCoast Bancorp completed its $8.75 million purchase of Portland-based Albina Community Bank's stock.

SolarWorld consolidates U.S. operations in Hillsboro

SolarWorld replaced its top U.S. executives and is consolidating U.S. operations in its Hillsboro hub.

Oregon could try again for sales tax

Gov. Kitzhaber and state legislators are thinking of new ways to diversify the state's revenue streams, which could include a new sales tax.

USDA threatens to shut down Foster Farms plants

The USDA warned Foster Farms that it will suspend production at three of its California plants over an ongoing Salmonella outbreak.

Oregon ranks top and bottom schools

Oregon released a ranking of its schools based on a five-tier system.

Portland ranked best city for movie lovers

Portland was ranked No. 1 best city for movie lovers in the U.S. by Movoto Real Estate.

Oregon pear growers expect near-record harvest

Oregon and Washington's pear harvests will approach a record this year.