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KERN BUSINESS JOURNAL
  1. Local rental market remains tight

    Friday, Oct 31 2014 06:11 PM

    The upshot of Bakersfield's rental market these days is "slow and steady," which is good for both investors and renters.

    Compared with neighboring communities, Bakersfield rental properties are affordable to buy into, there's high demand and rents are reachable for the average person.

    The only problem for renters is it can sometimes be hard to find a place. But that may be changing in the next year or so as more...

  2. County defeats Chevron in landmark tax case

    Wednesday, Oct 29 2014 05:57 PM

    Kern County scored an important court victory against Chevron USA Inc. this week in a landmark property tax case that had threatened a key source of local government funding.

  3. Worth noting in business: Workforce series opens Thursday

    Monday, Oct 27 2014 01:27 PM

    The first in a series of workforce development workshops is scheduled to run from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday at the Kern County Board of Supervisors chambers, 1115 Truxtun Ave.

  4. HOLLY CULHANE: Take steps to handle potentially violent firings

    Monday, Oct 27 2014 10:13 AM

    Recent incidents of workplace violence have created shocking headlines. Just last month, an Oklahoma man decapitated a co-worker with a knife used at a food packing plant shortly after he was fired. In Birmingham, Ala., a UPS worker returned to his...

Strictly Business

  1. RUSS ALLRED: Raising the grade of business friendliness

    Monday, Aug 18 2014 12:11 PM

    An F? According to a report in The Californian earlier this month, the state of California got an F as a small-business friendly state. What can students do when the teacher and principal have failed...

  2. ROBIN PAGGI: Managing depression in the workplace

  3. RUSS ALLRED: Management by clockworks and oranges

  4. RUSS ALLRED: We all need to learn some sales techniques

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Real Estate News

  1. Local rental market remains tight

    Friday, Oct 31 2014 06:11 PM

    The upshot of Bakersfield's rental market these days is "slow and steady," which is good for both investors and renters.

  2. Farmer rules out appeal of Crisp & Cole sentence

  3. Builder enters local market with plans for 400 new houses

  4. Local home market strengthens slightly

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People in Business

  1. PEOPLE IN BUSINESS: BRIAN D. SELF

    Tuesday, Jul 15 2014 01:33 PM

    BRIAN D. SELF has been appointed managing director of The Principal Financial Group's Bakersfield Business Center. Self has more than seven years of experience in the financial services industry,...

  2. PEOPLE IN BUSINESS: DANIELLS PHILLIPS VAUGHAN & BOCK

  3. PEOPLE IN BUSINESS: JEREMY OSTERSTOCK

  4. PEOPLE IN BUSINESS: SHERYL CHALUPA

  5. PEOPLE IN BUSINESS: JEANNINE WAITS

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