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2013-12-05 20:21:50

Executives from across the state select Pacific Continental Bank as one of the most admired companies in Oregon EUGENE, Ore., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Continental Bank, the bank subsidiary of Pacific Continental Corporation (Nasdaq: PCBK), today announced that it was recently recognized as one of Oregon's most admired companies in the Portland Business Journal's 2013 Most Admired Companies survey. For the fifth time, Pacific Continental was ranked as a top-ten company in...

2013-10-31 23:02:20

NW based custom cosmetic manufacturer and supplier Essential Wholesale & Labs has finally moved out of it's Clackamas, Oregon facility. On June 4, EWL started its first day in its new 58,000 square foot facility in historic Northwest Portland. Portland, OR (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 NW based custom cosmetic manufacturer and supplier Essential Wholesale & Labs has finally moved out of it's Clackamas, Oregon facility. On June 4, EWL started its first day in its new 58,000...

2013-10-22 23:23:16

Kobos Coffee, Portland's original micro-roaster, is marking its 40th anniversary today. Kobos Coffee pioneered the city's thriving micro-roasting scene as the first small-batch roaster-retailer to elevate coffee as an artisan beverage. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Portland, Oregon coffee pioneer Kobos Coffee is marking its 40th anniversary today. Founded on October 22, 1973, Kobos was the city’s first roaster/retailer to recognize coffee as an artisan beverage, and...

2013-10-21 16:22:52

South Portland Tank Farm keeps energy costs low; creates good jobs in Maine SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) in Maine announced today strong opposition to a ballot issue in November called the 'Waterfront Protection Ordinance (WPO).' (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) John Shinn, director of USW District 4, representing thousands of active and retired industry workers who support their...

2013-09-19 08:26:30

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau reported today that the Portland, Ore., metro area's median household income was not statistically different, while the poverty rate and uninsured rate decreased from the year before. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130919/DC82691-INFO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) According to the 2012 American Community Survey, the median household income in the Portland metro area was...

2013-09-18 12:29:04

Portland's Trendy New Event Space Urban550 Makes Brunch "Work" During FashioNXT PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Courtyard by Marriott Portland City Center hotel will rock FashioNXT with food at the Urban550 Designer Brunch, October 12, 2013, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in their newly remodeled and highly fashionable space, Urban550. The brunch will feature a Portland harvest-inspired family-style menu, silent auction and Project Runway designers Michelle Lesniak,...

2013-09-17 23:23:55

Viewpoint Construction Software today announced they will be leasing the historic 1510 Water Avenue building, expanding their headquarters along the Eastside Esplanade in Portland’s Produce Row district to make room for a growing employee base. Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Coaxis, dba Viewpoint Construction Software®, today announced they will be leasing the historic 1510 Water Avenue building, expanding their headquarters along the Eastside Esplanade in Portland’s...

2013-09-17 08:22:08

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Philadelphia is one of the least expensive destinations in the United States to rent a car. That finding is the result of a new survey from CheapCarRental.net. The survey specifically looked at 50 U.S. destinations and compared their car rental rates over this past summer. The survey's focus was the price car renters had to pay for the cheapest available vehicle during the main travel months of June, July and August 2013. Each...

2013-09-10 23:04:17

Premier family athletic club to be located across from Nike World Headquarters. Portland, OR (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 VillaSport Athletic Club and Spa is pleased to announce plans for a new club that will be located across from the Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon. VillaSport Beaverton, which will open Summer 2014, will be the first premier athletic club and spa of its size in the Portland metro area that is focused on the entire family. VillaSport is dedicated to providing...

2013-09-05 12:20:57

America's #1 Mover® Sees Spike in Summer Moving Season ST. LOUIS, Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of the busiest residential moving season since the recession, United Van Lines today announced the findings of its 2013 Post-Peak Season Moving Trends Summary indicating the Pacific Northwest and Northern California are the fastest-growing and most popular moving destinations. San Jose, Portland, San Francisco and Seattle are among the top-six cities with the largest influx of movers...