Ghosn, Nissan charged with misstating his pay

TOKYO — Prosecutors in Japan on Monday indicted Carlos Ghosn, the former chairman of Nissan … Read more

How the demise of Toys R Us impacts holiday sales

The whirlwind of the holidays often leaves even the most organized shoppers scrambling as Christmas … Read more

Bend home prices flat in November

Bend home prices were flat in November, and sales activity dropped to a level more … Read more

China tries to balance arrest with trade truce

BEIJING — China’s leadership is trying to strike a delicate balance between outrage and necessity, … Read more

Wildfires could exacerbate California’s housing crisis

With the housing situation already dire, rampaging wildfires aren’t helping

PARADISE, Calif. — Northern California’s recent wildfires have burned homes at a greater pace than … Read more

Fishermen sue oil companies for damage to environment

Fishermen are still waiting for permission to catch Dungeness crabs off California’s northernmost coast this … Read more

Microsoft: Regulate facial-recognition technology

Microsoft President Brad Smith paints an Orwellian picture of the future in his latest call … Read more

2019 Mustang Bullitt: Better, faster, more

Of the more than 100 new vehicles I’ve driven this year, the 2019 Ford Mustang … Read more

Should Congress bring back produce screening?

On Nov. 10, Joe Stratta of Texas ate a Caesar salad at a Beef O’Brady’s … Read more

Plant closings cause ripple effects in the communities

DETROIT — Gamil Aljohaim knows the workers at the Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant by the vehicles … Read more

Report: Changes to Seattle’s single-family zoning could improve housing

SEATTLE — The single-family zoning that dominates Seattle has priced people who aren’t rich out … Read more

Bendistillery draws multimillion dollar investment

Crater Lake spirits maker plans to produce more of its CBD beverage

An investor group is seeking to purchase a piece of Bendistillery, a Bend company that … Read more

Deschutes Brewery again delays Virgina expansion

CEO says he’s still watching craft brewing trends

Deschutes Brewery will not be breaking ground on its Roanoke, Virginia, brewing facility in June … Read more

On the edge of town, Walmart floats a new idea

Big-box retail giant Walmart is attempting to bring main street amenities to its sprawling parking … Read more

U.S. hiring slower but still steady

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. employers added 155,000 jobs in November, a slowdown from recent months … Read more

CBS paid millions to settle allegations against Hewitt

CBS is still being haunted by the past of “60 Minutes.” The company has been … Read more

Gains from earlier in the year disappear

Stocks on Wall Street dropped again Friday, pushing the S&P 500 into negative territory for … Read more

National business briefing

H-1B rule change announced The Trump Administration has unveiled its proposed changes to the H-1B … Read more

People on the move

• Ruth Shilling, marketing specialist at Compass Commercial Real Estate Services, was appointed to the … Read more

Bend liquor store operator wants to sell pints, kegs

Oregon Liquor Control Commission puts off decision on requested rule change

A Bend liquor store operator would like to sell kegs and pints in a space … Read more

Generic drugmaker to sell alternative to EpiPen

Generic drugmaker Sandoz announced plans Thursday to start selling an alternative to the EpiPen in … Read more

Arrest may hurt U.S.-China trade talks

WASHINGTON — At dinner with China’s president, Xi Jinping, on Saturday night in Buenos Aires, … Read more

How Hanukkah gets lost in the holiday retail rush

When she left Montana for college in Minneapolis, Avital Barnea knew she’d join a Jewish … Read more

National business briefing

Stocks pare loss as tech gains Stocks climbed from their lows heading into the close … Read more

Bend carpet cleaner rolls out third invention

Business owner patents ozone generator

Bend businessman David Hart says he knew when he was a child that he would … Read more

Which kind of tree is the most green?

It’s the centerpiece of the biggest holiday of the year for many American families: the … Read more

UCLA economists predict downshift in 2019

The United States is “playing with fire” in launching a trade war with China, and … Read more

Facebook used user data as competitive weapon

Documents released Wednesday show the company continues to keep users in the dark about how their data is used

Internal Facebook documents released by a U.K. parliamentary committee offer the clearest evidence yet the … Read more

Mystery persists over Intel hazards

Investigators unsure about what caused 21 people to go to the hospital in the last week

Investigators remain “befuddled” over a pair of hazardous materials scares that prompted Intel to evacuate … Read more

Quora reports data breach

Quora, a question-and-answer website, has reported a data breach affecting about 100 million users. In … Read more

National business briefing

WeWork to open in Portland Coworking giant WeWork plans to open a startup accelerator in … Read more

Redmond will invest $3.5 million in historic hotel renovation

Developer hopes to have rooftop garden open by May

Redmond officials jumped in with both feet when they agreed to invest five times their … Read more

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