The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid rose slightly last week, yet remained at a low level consistent with a solid job market.
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged lower this week, with the key 30-year loan rate remaining under 4 percent.
A bill that would give work permits and relief from deportation to undocumented immigrants working in agriculture appears to have strong support in Sacramento.
The 2014 Kern County crop report shows things are looking up for the local agriculture community, even though California is in its fourth years of a drought.
Sales of California homes remained robust in July, with the number of houses and condos sold hitting a nine-year high for the second month in a row, a research firm reported Wednesday.
Subway benefited hugely from Jared Fogle's weight loss story. Now the sandwich chain needs to figure out how to prevent him from overshadowing its future.
The biggest drop in airline fares in nearly two decades slowed consumer inflation in July following two months of slightly faster gains.
Target is on its way back. Shoppers are visiting the company's stores more often and spending more on each trip, the Minneapolis-based discount-store chain said Wednesday.
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is opening Sept. 1 in Bakersfield.
Shares of the world's biggest oil companies a tumbling to multi-year lows on new data showing that U.S. crude inventories continue to rise at a time of year when they are typically in decline.
Lowe's second-quarter revenue beat analyst estimates as customer stocked up on things like appliances and outdoor power equipment.
Bakersfield's population is among the least educated in the nation, according to a new study.
The 2014 Kern County crop report shows an increase in the gross value of all of the county's agriculture commodities.
The Kern County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to approve the coming year's budget, which includes millions of dollars in cuts to county services.
Wal-Mart's second-quarter earnings report was a mixed bag: Its investments to overhaul its stores are helping to perk up sales, but they're causing more pain to the bottom line than expected.