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KERN BUSINESS JOURNAL
  1. Oxy subsidiary posts 20 percent earnings drop despite record California oil production

    Wednesday, Oct 22 2014 05:18 PM

    Despite record oil production, Occidental Petroleum Corp.'s California subsidiary on Wednesday posted a 20 percent third-quarter earnings drop attributed to higher energy costs.

    The report was the first earnings release from California Resources Corp., scheduled to be spun off Nov. 30 from Houston-based Oxy. At that point, CRC, headquartered in Los Angeles, will become one of the state's largest publicly traded...

  2. GE shutting down wind manufacturing in Tehachapi

    Wednesday, Oct 22 2014 04:15 PM

    General Electric will shut down the manufacturing side of its operations in Tehachapi by the end of November, impacting about 37 jobs, according to a company spokesperson.

  3. Sacramento crude oil transfers halted by lawsuit

    Wednesday, Oct 22 2014 03:54 PM

    Faced with an environmental lawsuit, a Sacramento-based oil company has agreed to stop loading train shipments of crude oil at a city business park, officials involved in the dispute said.

  4. New reports target fracking

    Wednesday, Oct 22 2014 01:59 PM

    A pair of studies released separately Wednesday shone an unfavorable light on fracking, with one claiming oil companies are skirting a ban on underground diesel injections and the other saying minority neighborhoods in areas including Kern County...

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. Farmer rules out appeal of Crisp & Cole sentence

    Monday, Oct 20 2014 04:51 PM

    Julie Dianne Farmer has decided not to appeal her conviction and sentence in the Crisp & Cole mortgage fraud scheme, one of her attorneys announced Monday.

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

  3. Local home market strengthens slightly

  4. Walmart invests in Oildale

Crisp & Cole more real estate

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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