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Aruba Networks to establish new outpost in Portland

Aruba Networks to establish new outpost in Portland

Silicon Valley firm Aruba Networks is planning to hire several dozens of people to establish a new outpost in Portland y early next year.

Sunnyvale-based Aruba revealed that it is looking for a location in downtown Portland large enough to accommodate 60 to 100 workers. The jobs will be relating to filed like sales, marketing, training, IT and human resources.

Confirming the plans, Aruba Vice President Greg Murphy said, "We can't scale the company to the size and the breadth that we need it to be if we're doing all our hiring in the Bay Area."

Pembina to spend over $500M to build propane export terminal in Portland

Pembina to spend over $500M to build propane export terminal in Portland

The Port of Portland has announced that Calgary-based Pembina Pipeline Corp. will make an investment of more than $500 million in building a rail-served propane export terminal.

The rail-served propane export facility will be built on land next to the east end of the Port of Portland's marine Terminal 6 in Rivergate Industrial District.

The terminal, which is expected to become operational by early 2018, will receive nearly 37,000 propane barrels per day.

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales described the announcement as "great news," and added that the investment plan met the city's goals.

Produce Row Cafe closed after four decades in SE Portland

Produce Row Cafe closed after four decades in SE Portland

Produce Row Cafe, the Central Eastside Industrial District craft beer bar, has closed its bar in Southeast Portland. The popular bar declared on the Labor Day that it would close the facility after service on Tuesday, but there would still time to get down to the spot as it would be kept open until 2 a.m. on Wednesday.

Produce Row Cafe closed its bar in Southeast Portland as it is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.

Former football player files $5M lawsuit against Portland State and NCAA

Former football player files $5M lawsuit against Portland State and NCAA

Former Portland football player Zach Walen has filed lawsuit against Oregon Health & Science University and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), alleging that he was treated carelessly for a concussion that he suffered in 2012.

In a recently filed lawsuit, the former Portland State linebacker sought $5 million in damages related to the concussion from Oregon Health Sciences University and the NCAA.

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Jason Momoa declines to confirm his much-rumored ‘Aquaman’ role

Jason Momoa declines to confirm his much-rumored ‘Aquaman’ role

Widely acclaimed American actor Jason Momoa recently talked a lot about his "Road to Paloma" movie that closed the Portland Film Festival with screenings at 5 p. m. and 8 p. m. on Monday. However, he declined to confirm his much-rumored "Aquaman" role in upcoming "Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice" movie.

Speaking about the "Road to Paloma," Momoa revealed that he had taken a $100,000 loan to get the project started and used his acquaintances as cast and crew to complete the project.

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Portland police investigating alleged kidnapping at NE Portland motel

Portland police investigating alleged kidnapping at NE Portland motel

Portland police investigators have not found the suspect in the room of a Northeast Portland motel that they checked after a report that a woman had been held there against her will.

Police officers reached the R & R Motel in the 11700 block of Northeast Sandy Boulevard on Sunday morning immediately after receiving the report. They found a woman in a room of the motel situated in the 11700 block of Northeast Sandy.

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Suzann Pettersen may join Nancy Lopez as Portland Classic’s three-time winner

Suzann Pettersen may join Nancy Lopez as Portland Classic’s three-time winner

Norwegian defending champion Suzann Pettersen hopes to join Nancy Lopez as the LPGA Portland Classic tournament's only three-time champion.

While Lopez claimed her Portland Classic titles three times, in the year 1985, 1987 and 1992; the Norwegian champion has so far won only two tournament tiles, one in 2011 and another 2013. Pettersen scored the two wins in different courses in Pumpkin Ridge and at Columbia-Edgewater in 2011 and 2013, respectively.

In the 2013 Portland tournament, Pettersen defeated Stacy Lewis by two strokes with a final-round 5-under 67.

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