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KERN BUSINESS JOURNAL
  1. Falling prices could mean Kern oilfield layoffs

    Saturday, Dec 20 2014 08:00 PM

    Plummeting oil prices have raised the likelihood of sizable layoffs in Kern County's petroleum industry early next year as producers facing sharply lower revenues scale back on drilling and other labor-intensive operations.

    While relatively few job cuts have been reported since oil prices started their free fall in June, local industry insiders say large reductions will probably hit in January, when most producers...

  2. Kern's unemployment rate creeps upward again

    Friday, Dec 19 2014 01:18 PM

    Kern County joblessness grew again in November as farming companies shed another 3,700 jobs, or 5.6 percent, outweighing strong gains in professional and business services and other sectors, the state reported Friday.

  3. RUSS ALLRED: What leaders do to motivate

    Wednesday, Dec 17 2014 09:58 AM

    The term is over, finals are graded, it's dark in the Bakersfield College parking lot, but a light is shining in one of the classrooms. The BC Chamber Singers are warming up for another gig, still polishing their tone and perfecting the phrases....

  4. Moorhouse appoints daughter associate publisher of The Californian

    Monday, Dec 15 2014 06:33 PM

    The Californian moved toward its fifth generation as a family-owned and run newspaper Monday as Publisher Virginia F. "Ginger" Moorhouse named her youngest daughter associate publisher.

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

more strictly business

Real Estate News

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

    Thursday, Nov 06 2014 03:02 PM

    Bakersfield home prices held steady in October as supply dipped and demand ticked higher during what is normally a slow time of year for sales, according to a preliminary report by local appraiser Gary Crabtree.

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

  3. Local rental market remains tight

  4. Farmer rules out appeal of Crisp & Cole sentence

Crisp & Cole more real estate

Business Matters

  1. Falling prices could mean Kern oilfield layoffs

    Saturday, Dec 20 2014 08:00 PM

    Plummeting oil prices have raised the likelihood of sizable layoffs in Kern County's petroleum industry early next year as producers facing sharply lower revenues scale back on drilling and other...

  2. Almond growers lose trees to storm damage

  3. Chris Frank back on top at Bakersfield chamber

  4. New local business offers healthy meals for consumers on the go

  5. Bako home prices down as drop in demand outpaces slipping supply

more business matters
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