About: Hillsboro, Oregon
Located just west of Portland, Oregon, it has a moderate climate due to the marine influence from the Pacific Ocean. Hillsboro is home to many high-tech companies, such as Intel, who opened their first facility there in 1979. This area is known as the Silicon Forest. Although the city is comprised of less than 22 square miles, it operates more than twenty parks there and has a multi-use stadium.
Local Newspapers: The Oregonian
Local Sports Teams: Portland Trail Blazers (NBA), Portland Timbers (United Soccer Leagues), Portland Winterhawks (Western Hockey League), Portland Beavers (Pacific Coast League, baseball)
Local Colleges: Portland Community College, Portland State University, Oregon Health & Science University, Concordia University, Lewis & Clark College