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.
U.S. businesses added to their stockpiles at a slightly slower pace in June compared with May, possibly reflecting weaker sales in the past two months.
Macy's Inc. on Wednesday reported a 4 percent profit increase in its fiscal second quarter as business rebounded from slow sales earlier in the year. But the department store chain cut its full-year outlook.
A growing movement to find work for autistic people is helping some start their own businesses.
Kellogg said Wednesday it will step up efforts to reduce planet-warming emissions in its supply chain as part of a broader initiative designed to be more environmentally friendly.