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Latino homeowners getting ahead, blacks not so much

The homeownership rates for black and brown families in Portland are moving in the opposite direction, with the African-American home purchase rate falling since 1970 It took 19 years of salting away money for a down payment, plus help from her familia, for Jenny Soriano to buy her own home …

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How a beloved family recipe inspired Ladera Foods

The roots for one of the Midpeninsula’s most popular granola brands and a growing local business can be traced back to when Brian Tetrud, the CEO of Ladera Foods, was a kid growing up in the community of Ladera. He was one of three children and the son of two …

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I’m Not a Teenager with a Baby — I’m a Mother

When I’m in public with my daughter people usually notice me before they notice her. They fail to see her big blue eyes, perfectly curled strawberry-blond hair and chubby dimpled cheeks. Instead, they see my baby face and either assume that my life must be hard, or that she isn’t …

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