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May 2, 2013 at 2:43 PM
The next city budget could reflect positive economic growth, resulting in new hires and more operational spending.
Apr 18, 2013 at 6:18 PM
More than 400,000 unemployed Californians will feel the effects of the federal government’s sequestration spending cuts after cuts to unemployment benefits take effect on April 28.
Apr 17, 2013 at 10:22 AM
Tesco, Britain's largest retailer by sales, is to pull out of the U.S., selling off its lossmaking Fresh & Easy supermarket chain after it failed to transfer its winning formula from the U.K. to the western states. No details are available on what...
Apr 11, 2013 at 8:48 AM
Sinclair Broadcast Group is acquiring Fisher Communications for about $373 million.
Apr 10, 2013 at 11:44 AM
Vintage Production California, an oil business conducting hydraulic fracking in Kern County to enhance oil and gas production, is under investigation by the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board, a state agency responsible for the...
Apr 6, 2013 at 4:23 PM
With so few houses for sale in Bakersfield right now, home-builders are finally seeing their business going up. Local real estate appraiser Gary Crabtree says the current supply of existing homes is at an historic low, and he sees both local and...
Apr 4, 2013 at 12:10 PM
Powerball, a multistate mega-jackpot lottery game, is coming to California next week. The California Lottery will begin selling $2 tickets for Powerball on Monday, April 8. The first Powerball draw to include California players will be Wednesday, April 10.
Apr 3, 2013 at 4:27 PM
California State University, Bakersfield hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday for its new engineering complex. The 5,000-square-foot facility features laboratory and classroom space and more than $1 million worth of specialized equipment,...
Apr 2, 2013 at 5:54 PM
A new Wal-Mart Supercenter could be on tap for north Bakersfield. The retail giant confirmed a proposal for a store to be built on vacant land just west of Highway 99 and south of Olive Drive. The proposed 180,000-sqaure-foot store would be the...
Mar 27, 2013 at 1:25 PM
Jersey Mike's Subs is giving the whole enchilada, or, more appropriately, sandwich to charity. The restaurant chain is donating 100 percent of its sales Wednesday, teaming with 86 local charities for the culmination of the company's third annual...