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  1. Job agency struggles to reach oil workers before they're laid off

    Saturday, Feb 28 2015 03:00 PM

    Layoffs are never easy. But when they become unavoidable, employers can take simple steps to make sure their laid-off workers at least know about taxpayer-funded services designed to help them find a new job.

    That doesn't always happen. During the depth of the Great Recession, for example, a local job training and referrals agency had a hard time getting companies to notify them of job cuts in a timely manner.

    It...

  2. Alon delays work on oil-by-rail terminal planned for Rosedale Highway refinery

    Thursday, Feb 26 2015 05:15 PM

    The owner of the idled refinery on Rosedale Highway told an industry gathering this week the company will start operating a rail terminal at the plant in 2016, not 2015 as previously announced, a legal-news service has reported.

  3. Sprouts Farmers Market grand opening draws shoppers, protesters

    Wednesday, Feb 25 2015 01:08 PM

    It was dark outside when John Skibinski secured his spot as first in line for the grand opening of Sprouts Farmers Market, a Phoenix grocery store chain that is new to Bakersfield.

  4. Talk of oil prices leads to regulatory discussion

    Monday, Feb 23 2015 04:27 PM

    A Monday meeting promoted as a discussion of how low oil prices affect the local economy turned into a rallying cry against new and proposed oil regulations.

Strictly Business

  1. Business year in review: Local issues, trends came to a head in 2014

    Saturday, Dec 27 2014 05:29 PM

    For the local business community, 2014 was a long time in coming.

  2. RUSS ALLRED: Raising the grade of business friendliness

  3. ROBIN PAGGI: Managing depression in the workplace

  4. RUSS ALLRED: Management by clockworks and oranges

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Real Estate News

  1. Housing forecasts: Price increases will slow

    Thursday, Jan 22 2015 06:22 PM

    Bakersfield single- and multifamily housing prices will continue to rise in 2015, albeit at a slower pace than in each of the last two years, according to a pair of market forecasts released Thursday.

  2. Small price decline sparks theories about local home market

  3. Home market steady in October with supply down, demand up

  4. Retailers show interest in former car lot on California Avenue

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Business Matters

  1. Job agency struggles to reach oil workers before they're laid off

    Saturday, Feb 28 2015 03:00 PM

    Layoffs are never easy. But when they become unavoidable, employers can take simple steps to make sure their laid-off workers at least know about taxpayer-funded services designed to help them find a...

  2. Alon delays work on oil-by-rail terminal planned for Rosedale Highway refinery

  3. Talk of oil prices leads to regulatory discussion

  4. Pixley biogas project 'a nice little fit' for ethanol plant, nearby dairy

  5. U.S. SBA seeks 17 local entrepreneurs for special training

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