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Chirpify courts politicians

Portland's Chirpify -- whose technology enables purchases on Twitter, with a single Tweet -- is teaming up with an online campaign consulting firm to court politicians.

Golden Temple execs must return $36 million

Kartar Singh Khalsa and four other executives who wrongfully assumed 90 percent ownership in Eugene food company Golden Temple in a 2007 restructuring must return more than $36 million to a court-appointed receiver, according to a court order.

Eugene entrepreneur realizes dream

Brian Obie has been a part of Eugene’s business and civic life for half a century. As he approached age 70, Obie launched into making a long-held dream a reality, and began work on his first hotel, the luxury Inn at the 5th.

SOREDI turns 25

Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development Inc. celebrates its 25th anniversary this week.

Bonamici says debris is ‘wake-up call’

With increasing amounts of debris apparently coming from the Japanese tsunami and washing ashore on Oregon’s and Washington’s coast, U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici wants federal, state and local agencies to step up efforts.

Market dictates Pearl housing plans

Development is driven by demand, and Astor Pacific’s latest project in the Pearl District in Portland is no exception.

Homebuilders gain optimism

Confidence among U.S. homebuilders is at a five-year high according to their naitonal association.