California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White was in Bakersfield on Monday and addressed the high cost of higher education. Huge student loans have some calling for a streamlined degree program, but White said every required credit is...
Finance chiefs from the world's 20 leading industrial and developing countries attempted Saturday to calm fears that governments are using foreign exchange as an economic weapon by pledging not to weaken their currencies to gain an advantage in global trade.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Demanding auditions and perfect attendance for three weeks of intense rehearsals - the toll for hundreds of the best young musicians and singers to perform in this year's Honor Music Festival.
Bridge disputes in Congress on taxes and spending. Shrink budget deficits. Manage tense economic ties with China. Press Europe to reduce debts while fighting a recession. Defend the U.S. financial overhaul law. Prevent a global currency war.
An ex-Los Angeles police officer who authorities say went on a killing spree to punish those he blamed for his firing killed three people, set off a manhunt that stretched across three states and into Mexico, and stirred fear throughout the region.
Prosecutors have charged a Northern California physician assistant with assaults on two women who were forced into vehicles, injected with a substance that made them drowsy and had their hands and feet bound, police said.
When the Federal Reserve meets this week, it's likely to affirm a message it intends to help lift the economy: that consumers and businesses will be able to borrow cheaply well into the future — even after unemployment has dropped sharply.
an Jose State University and a Silicon Valley company on Tuesday announced a partnership to offer affordable online classes for credit, an initiative backed by Gov. Jerry Brown to help California colleges reduce costs and expand student access.