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.
Homes are getting a lot of TLC from their owners of late, which means better sales for businesses like Home Depot.
U.S. builders started work on single-family houses last month at the fastest pace since the Great Recession began in late 2007.
Target has reached a deal to pay up to $67 million to settle Visa claims related to a massive 2013 data breach that resulted in the theft of millions of debit and credit card numbers.
NBCUniversal, following a potentially younger viewing audience wherever it goes, has placed a $200 million bet on the fast-growing BuzzFeed.
Health care, libraries and fire departments were among the topics brought up by public commenters at Monday's Kern County Board of Supervisors meeting, which focused on the upcoming budget.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation to protect California grocery store workers from being fired for 90 days after a store changes ownership.
The pumpkin spice latte battle is heating up just in time for fall.
Home ownership, that celebrated hallmark of the American dream, is increasingly on hold for younger Americans.
U.S. homebuilders grew slightly more optimistic about the housing market in August, putting their confidence at levels last seen a decade ago during the debt-fueled housing boom.