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Peet's Coffee taken private

Peet's Coffee & Tea is being taken private for $977.6 million.

Judge denies contempt motion against longshoremen

Judge Michael Simon declined to hold longshoremen at the Port of Portland in contempt.

Facebook promotes data center at OSCON

Facebook's vice president for hardware design Frank Frankovsky spoke to attendees of the OSCON open source convention about the company's Oregon data center.

Oregon begins readying schools for earthquakes

Oregon is begining to fund seismic retrofits for schools to prepare them for an upcoming Cascadia subduction fault earthquake.

Alima Pure grows

Milwaukie-based natural cosmetics company Alima Pure is expanding.

Builders running out of lots

Portland-area builders say a looming shortage of shovel-ready lots could limit their ability to put new properties on the market.

Solarworld CEO waives pay

Solarworld CEO Frank Asbeck has opted to relinquish his pay until the company is profitable again.