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  1. Brown signs nation's first statewide plastic bag ban into law

    Tuesday, Sep 30 2014 09:55 AM

    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags at grocery and convenience stores, driven to action by pollution in streets and waterways.

    A national coalition of plastic bag manufacturers immediately said it would seek a voter referendum to repeal the law, which is scheduled to take effect in July 2015.

    Under SB270, plastic bags will be phased out of...

  2. Skateland closed after 59 years

    Monday, Sep 29 2014 04:20 PM

    Bakersfield lost a local institution Sunday when Skateland roller rink closed after nearly six decades in business.

  3. Julie Farmer sentenced to 3 years in prison, fined $2.9 million

    Monday, Sep 29 2014 02:56 PM

    FRESNO — Julie Dianne Farmer, the only defendant to go to trial in the Crisp & Cole mortgage fraud case, was sentenced Monday to three years in prison — 14 less than prosecutors had sought in what a federal judge called an emotional “nightmare” of a...

  4. RUSS ALLRED: Shining light on road from owner operator to IPO

    Monday, Sep 29 2014 12:40 PM

    Solar is hot, both literally and financially. Scores of new companies are springing up across the southern US to jump on the public's perception of clean, affordable energy. Each one has a different value proposition: some sell the system, others...

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. Real estate professionals establish fund to help their own

    Monday, Sep 22 2014 06:01 PM

    Kern County real estate professionals have set up a fund to help colleagues who have fallen on hard economic times because of a medical crisis or death in their immediate family.

  2. Next phase of Seven Oaks breaks ground

  3. Bakersfield man sentenced in mortgage fraud scheme

  4. Crisp & Cole agent gets 19 months behind bars

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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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