The new service providing a bus link between Bakersfield and Los Angeles International Airport is marking one full year in operation as of Friday.
An index designed to predict the future health of the economy posted a third straight solid gain in November.
Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week, with the benchmark 30-year loan rate reaching a new low for the year.
Fewer Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, a sign of solid job security and growing confidence among employers.
The Federal Reserve made clear Wednesday that it's eyeing economic improvements with caution. The Fed isn't yet convinced it can start to pull away its stimulus of record-low interest rates.
Apple chief executive Tim Cook, the first openly gay CEO of a Fortune 500 company, is donating money to help fund a gay rights initiative in his native Alabama and two other Southern states, organizers said Thursday.
Plunging gasoline costs pulled U.S. consumer prices lower in November, muting inflation across the entire economy.
Cuba was once a haven for sun-seeking American tourists. Beautiful beaches, lively casinos and late-night dancing made it the perfect getaway, only an hour's flight from Miami.
FedEx's second-quarter earnings soared 23 percent, but the package delivery company missed Wall Street forecasts due partially to a lower-than-expected benefit from falling fuel prices.
Russian consumers flocked to the stores Wednesday, frantically buying a range of big-ticket items to pre-empt the price rises kicked off by the staggering fall in the value of the ruble in recent days.
The U.S. current account trade deficit widened slightly in the July-September quarter, largely due to foreign institutions paying less in fines and penalties to the U.S. government.
Christmas is almost a week away, and people are still scrambling to get those last-minute gifts. However, our season of giving is also a season for criminals to take advantage of unsuspecting shoppers.
While West Coast seaports struggle to keep up with billions of dollars of cargo, dockworkers and their employers apparently aren't close to a new contract nearly six months after their old deal expired.
California's unfunded obligation to pay for the health and dental care of retired state government workers grew by 11 percent in the most recent fiscal year to nearly $72 billion.
In a newly released email, a Pacific Gas & Electric Co. executive says a state official offered to write the utility a favorable opinion for a proposed gas rate hike.
Construction of new homes fell slightly in November, reflecting weakness in construction of single-family homes.
Amazon is courting last-minute holiday shoppers by extending its free-shipping deadline by one day to Dec. 19.
Trying to head off a new round of consumer headaches with President Barack Obama's health care law, the insurance industry said Tuesday it will give customers more time to pay their premiums for January.
RadioShack is bringing in FTI Consulting as an adviser in the midst of another round of cost cuts as the troubled electronics retailer warned again last week that it may have to seek bankruptcy protection.
Chinese manufacturing contracted in December for the first time in seven months in another sign the slowdown in the world's No. 2 economy is quickening, according to a survey of factories released Tuesday.
In last week's big storm, thousands of almond trees were knocked down from the heavy winds.
The U.S. Supreme Court waded into the Pacific Ocean to settle a long-running dispute Monday over where California ends and federal offshore lands begin.
A federal agency that has jurisdiction over California's bullet train has ruled that it has the authority to pre-empt state environmental law, creating uncertainty for numerous groups fighting the project in court.
Six years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the lessons of the financial crisis may already be fading from collective memory.
The price of oil has fallen by nearly half in just six months, a surprising and steep plunge that has consumers cheering, producers howling and economists wringing their hands over whether this is a good or bad thing.
U.S. manufacturing output in November surpassed its pre-recession peak, as auto production kicked into a higher gear.
A resurgent U.S. economy has emerged from a long struggle with high unemployment and weak growth. And the Federal Reserve seems poised to recognize the sustained improvement.
U.S. homebuilders are feeling slightly less confident in their sales prospects heading into next year, even as their overall sales outlook remains favorable.
A portion of Hosking Avenue will close next month and remain closed for much of next year.
Some U.S. consumers are going over the Internet or through the woods to find fresh Christmas trees this year, taking advantage of shopping options at opposite ends of the cost spectrum.
Falling gas and food costs pushed down overall U.S. wholesale prices last month, evidence that cheaper oil worldwide is limiting inflation.
Chrysler is bowing to demands from U.S. safety regulators and will add about 179,000 vehicles to a recall for air bags that could explode with too much force.
A French court has ruled that Uber's ride-hailing service may infringe French law and ordered the company to make changes to its popular mobile app-based service.