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2010-04-26 06:00:00

NEW YORK, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Portfolio.com, the national business news site that provides services for small and mid-sized business executives, today named the most fun cities in America as part of its provocative new U.S. Uncovered series. Metros were ranked for shopping, food and drink, culture, popular entertainment, gambling, and the combination of high- and low-impact sports. Markets performing well on a broad swath of the categories ranked highest. "Finding the right city...

2010-04-12 07:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., April 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), the leader in multi-screen media measurement serving the advertising and entertainment industries, today announced Carol Hinnant, Rentrak's Vice President of Business Development, Advanced Media division, will speak at the 2010 NAB Show, the world's largest electronic media show covering filmed entertainment and the development, management and delivery of content across all mediums. Hinnant will discuss...

2010-03-02 06:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), the leader in multi-screen media measurement serving the advertising and entertainment industries, today announced that David Chemerow, the company's Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer, will present an overview of Rentrak's business and growth strategy at the ROTH 22nd Annual OC Growth Stock Conference at The Ritz-Carlton in Laguna Niguel, California. Chemerow is scheduled to speak at...

2010-02-25 14:52:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, March 21, Portland Global Initiatives, the nonprofit arm of Portland Roasting Coffee Company, will host the second annual World Water Day PDX Walk for Water at the World Trade Center, located at SW First and Salmon Streets in downtown Portland. And on Monday, the same organization will bring the World Water Day PDX Concert Series to the Aladdin Theater, located at 3017 SE Milwaukie Avenue in Portland. Proceeds from both World Water Day...

2010-01-22 16:33:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An Oregon delegation that includes Portland Mayor Sam Adams, Portland State University president Wim Wiewel, Nancy Hamilton of Governor Ted Kulongoski's office, Janet Gagnon of Solar World and a group of civic entrepreneurs will travel to Washington D.C. next week to lobby for funding for the proposed $120 million Oregon Sustainability Center. The OSC is envisioned as a first-of-a-kind synthesis of world class environmental performance...

2010-01-15 14:16:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- ZINO Society is expanding the ZINO Green Investment Forum to the Portland market for the first time with $50,000 in guaranteed funding. "ZINO Green has always drawn an enthusiastic investment audience because of the quality and diversity of entrepreneurs in the green space," notes Cathi Hatch, ZINO Society Founder and CEO. "Portland has a strong community of angel investors and entrepreneurs, many of whom have attended ZINO Society targeted investment...

2010-01-13 15:46:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air announced today they will be the Official Airlines of the Portland Rose Festival, the area's largest community event. The three-year sponsorship highlights the airlines' renewed commitment to the Portland, Ore., community and their expanded air service from Portland International Airport. For 100 years, the Portland Rose Festival has delighted families and individuals from Oregon and beyond with events and...

2009-12-15 07:01:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackbox Republic, the private network for people of all orientations, relationship combinations and lifestyles to meet online and in person, has added top regional nightlife venues to its fast-growing partner network. These partnerships begin an international program to connect and socialize local communities of like-minded people. New partners include Vibe Entertainment, 1015 Folsom, 103 Harriet, 111 Minna Gallery, and Paradise Lounge in San...

2009-11-24 09:53:00

TUALATIN, Ore., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Holiday shoppers looking for green gifts can add to their list the new +ECO Solar Weather Clock and +ECO Solar Weather Station from Oregon Scientific (www2.oregonscientific.com). The sleek, eco-friendly clock and weather station are must-haves for gadget gurus and make practical gifts for just about anyone on your holiday gift list, especially the eco-conscious. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091124/NE16613 ) Each of the new +ECO...

2009-11-10 13:21:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InstantAction, a leading online gaming platform that brings AAA-quality games to the web and social networks, today announced plans to hire positions in product management, marketing, account management, web development, quality assurance, and operations in its Portland office. As one of the fastest-growing new gaming development platforms on the web, InstantAction is expanding and looking to increase its current workforce by 25 percent....


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'