The aim is to bring "employment opportunities to every region of Kern County," according to DHS.
As the two-year anniversary approaches of the Veterans Welcome Home Commitment program the company launched on Memorial Day 2013, the retail giant announced Wednesday that it is expanding its original plan to hire 100,000 veterans by 2018 to hire a total of 250,000 recently discharged veterans by 2020.
A Delaware bankruptcy judge has refused to reopen an auction for the sale of RadioShack's intellectual property, including trademarks and data on millions of customers.
Japanese movie studio Toho Co. said Wednesday it is suing Voltage Pictures and a director in a lawsuit complaining that promotions of an upcoming film infringe on its copyright to Godzilla.
Disney says it has opened its first store in China, calling its new Shanghai location the largest Disney Store in the world.
ConAgra Foods agreed Wednesday to pay $11.2 million to settle a federal criminal charge that the company shipped Peter Pan peanut butter tainted with salmonella from a plant in Georgia more than eight years ago, triggering a massive recall and food-safety investigation after more than 600 people got sick.
The Los Angeles City Council has voted to raise the minimum wage in the city to $15 an hour by 2020, making it the largest city in the nation to do so.
Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Takata Corp. has agreed to declare 33.8 million air bags defective, a move that will double the number of cars and trucks included in what is now the largest auto recall in U.S. history.
KFC is bringing back Colonel Sanders as the fried chicken chain seeks to refresh its image by harkening back to its past.
The U.S. housing market has given a sudden jolt to what appeared to be a slumping economy.
Federal regulators are proposing that PayPal Inc. pay $25 million to resolve allegations that it illegally signed up customers for its online credit product, used misleading advertising and mishandled billing disputes.
United Parcel Service Co. agreed to pay more than $25 million to settle complaints that it kept false records to hide late deliveries and collect more for overnight packages to government customers.
Some retailers at Outlets at Tejon will launch year-round military discounts this Memorial Day weekend.
California regulators are adding to their list of oil and gas wells that may be contaminating federally protected supplies of drinking water.
A record number of travelers are expected to take to the skies this summer thanks to a rebounding economy.