Portland OK'd an 18 acre-development in Northwest Portland that will include stores, open space and 2,500 residences.
SolarWorld's revenues and employment are sliding, industry analysts say.
San Francisco-based Salesforce.com plans to open a major hub in the Portland area, employing "hundreds."
The Three Rivers Casino & Hotel off Highway 126 plans to add a golf course and more to become a destination resort.
Oregon's unemployment has climbed since June, despite five months of job gains.
Clackamas-based United Streetcar is at least three months behind schedule building Tucson, Arizona's new streetcars.
The sluggish economy and hot weather have made for a slow start to the back-to-school spending season.