Burger King is in talks to buy doughnut chain Tim Hortons and create a new holding company headquartered in Canada, a move that could shave its tax bill.
The average U.S. price of gasoline has dipped 4 cents per gallon in the past two weeks, and prices in California have fallen 5 cents in the same time period.
They are the outsized force in modern American politics, the best-known brand of the big money era, yet still something of a mystery to those who cash their checks.
New businesses are popping up at the Bakersfield Plaza shopping center on California Avenue.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the Great Recession complicated the Fed's ability to assess the U.S. job market and made it harder to determine when to adjust interest rates.
Jell-O has lost its jiggle and nobody knows how to fix it.
Keurig Green Mountain says it struck a deal to make Kraft's branded coffees, such as Maxwell House and Gevalia, for its single-serve brewing systems in the U.S.
Agricultural equipment maker Deere is laying off about 460 employees indefinitely from an Iowa tractor factory as it continues to adjust to market demand.
McDonald's named a new president for its struggling U.S. division on Friday, marking the second change in the high-profile spot in less than two years.
"Bakersfield College has tried to be at the forefront of that effort, advocating for the development of an industrial technology degree," said spokeswoman Amber Chiang.
A bill going to the governor for consideration would give the Kern County Board of Supervisors the option to establish a hospital authority to manage and administer Kern Medical Center.
California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.
Sales of existing U.S. homes rose for the fourth straight month in July to their highest level in nearly a year, the latest sign that the housing recovery is picking up after stumbling at the start of the year.
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates declined this week, with the 30-year loan rate hitting its low for the year.
Hostess Brands plans to close the suburban Chicago bakery where the Twinkie was invented in 1930, cutting 400 jobs and shuttering a piece of American baking history.