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US service firms grew at slightly slower pace last month

U.S. service firms expanded at a slightly slower yet still healthy pace in March, an encouraging sign after multiple reports last week pointed to a slowing economy. Read more »

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Charter Communications buying Bright House Networks

Charter is a new company to Kern County, but it was the fourth-largest cable company in the United States. With this purchase, now company officials say they’re up to No. 2. Read More »

US home prices rise modestly, but affordability an obstacle

U.S. home price increases continued to rise at a steady pace in January, as the housing market deals with affordability problems and few properties listed for sale. Read More »

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Last Fridays storm brought little rain to the valley floor but it came down hard in the foothills of Breckenridge. Lightning and isolated showers kept me pinned inside my vehicle in an attempt to wait it out. After the rain let up I barely made it out after almost getting stuck in the mud.