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America’s Best Fall Break Destinations For College Students

Take a break from your college studies with a mini-vacation this fall at one of these top destinations for college students.

10/21/2014

Brittany at home in San Francisco with her dog Charley. (Photo courtesy of thebrittanyfund.org)

29-Year-Old San Francisco Woman With Brain Cancer Plans To End Her Life On Nov. 1st

Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old woman battling stage 4 brain cancer from San Francisco, plans to die two days after her husband’s birthday by assisted suicide and is launching a nationwide campaign calling for death with dignity laws.

10/07/2014

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Airbnb Starts Collecting Hotel Tax In Portland— San Francisco Likely To Be Next

Airbnb began collecting hotel taxes Tuesday for all of its reservations in Portland, Oregon and is expected to soon do the same in San Francisco.

07/01/2014

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Best Destinations For The Wine Lover’s Vacation

While Napa Valley deserves to be mentioned on any short list of the country’s top wine destinations, there are several other destinations nationwide that are worthy of merit.

06/10/2014

PORTLAND, OR - APRIL 13: Jordan Crawford #55 of the Golden State Warriors shoots against the Portland Trail Blazers on April 13, 2014 at the Moda Center Arena in Portland, Oregon. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Cameron Browne/NBAE via Getty Images)

Trail Blazers Pull Ahead In Overtime To Defeat Warriors, 119-117

LaMarcus Aldridge scored 26 points, including the go-ahead jumper in overtime, and the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Warriors 119-117 despite a season-high 47 points from Golden State’s Stephen Curry.

04/13/2014

Downtown Portland (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Best Budget Vacation Destinations

Check out these top five vacation destinations in the U.S. for those on a budget.

04/08/2014

Images seen on the wall at the Oakland tourism center. (CBS)

Oakland Hoping To Shed Shady Image With Portland Tourism Campaign

Oakland is hoping to shed its shady image by launching a public relations campaign to attract tourists.

04/03/2014

Kevin Briggs. (FBI)

Montana Fugitive Spotted In Bay Area Arrested In Oregon

A violent fugitive from Montana spotted in several Bay Area cities last week was captured Friday night in Portland, Ore., an FBI spokesman said.

02/22/2014

SoloPower's flexible solar panels are lightweight and can be installed quickly on commercial buildings, the company says. (SoloPower)

San Jose Solar Power Firm Shutting Plant; Oregon Taxpayers On The Hook

A struggling Silicon Valley solar power company will suspend its Portland operations in June and lay off 29 workers, leaving Oregon agencies that provided funding to the company on the hook for millions of dollars.

04/23/2013

Kevin Foster of the Santa Clara Broncos. (AP)

Foster Leads Santa Clara Past Portland, 75-63

Kevin Foster moved to No. 2 on the all-time West Coast Conference scoring list and Santa Clara won its 20th game of the season, defeating Portland 75-63 on Saturday.

02/23/2013

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