The City Council approved an expansion of the Mesa Marin Sports Complex in northeast Bakersfield on Wednesday night, but not before multiple homeowners took the podium to argue that moving forward would break a promise they were given years ago.
The city's bus strike will continue as union members rejected the latest proposal from Golden Empire Transit District.
California home sales declined in July compared to the same time last year as buyers struggled to find something they could afford in the tight market, a research firm said Thursday.
A statewide survey released Thursday ranks Fresno and other Central Valley communities as the most disadvantaged areas in California when it comes to challenges ranging from polluted water to joblessness.
The DBA and DBDC announced the second annual Taste of Downtown. That event - 6-10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11 - will benefit the DBDC and its plan for creating a clean, safe and welcoming area for downtown visitors.
More people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, although jobless claims continue to be close to pre-recession levels.
The state of California uses more groundwater than any other state in the union, but it's also the only state in the West that doesn't have any regulations to make sure wells don't run dry.
U.S. auto loans jumped to the highest level in eight years this spring, fueled by a big increase in lending to risky borrowers, according to a report Thursday by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
The stock price of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway topped $200,000 for the first time Thursday.
Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to sell drilling rights in shale formations in Louisiana and Wyoming for $2.1 billion in two transactions.
After four quarters of meager growth, the fragile economic recovery in the 18-country eurozone creaked to a halt in the second quarter.
The Bakersfield City Council weighs in on the GET bus strike and other issues at the transit district.
Some stores in the newly opened Outlets at Tejon are collecting too much sales tax.
Plans for construction of a 114-mile high-speed passenger rail line between Fresno and Bakersfield are official.
U.S. retail sales were essentially flat in July, providing evidence that consumers have yet to shed their doubts about the economy despite recent job gains.