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KERN BUSINESS JOURNAL
  1. Business roundup: Valley Plaza releases Thanksgiving schedule

    Friday, Nov 21 2014 06:11 PM

    A majority of retailers at Valley Plaza plan to open at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving Day and keep their doors open until midnight, then reopen at 6 a.m. Friday.

    One tenant, Forever 21, will open its doors at 11 a.m. on Thanksgiving and stay open until 11 p.m. Friday, according to the mall's management. JC Penney's, Macy's, Sears and Target also plan to remain open all night, but won't open until as early on Thursday.

    A...

  2. Kern unemployment rose slightly in October, to 9 percent

    Friday, Nov 21 2014 05:10 PM

    Kern County's unemployment rate inched up to 9 percent in October, from a revised 8.8 percent in September, as local farming shed some 5,600 workers and other industries were mixed, the state reported Friday.

  3. Environmental group pushes to close oil wastewater sumps

    Tuesday, Nov 18 2014 05:53 PM

    In the latest salvo targeting California's petroleum industry, an environmental activist group called Tuesday for a statewide ban on the practice of using unlined sumps to dispose of water that comes up from the ground along with crude oil.

  4. Local oil industry wonders about Halliburton-Baker Hughes deal

    Monday, Nov 17 2014 06:18 PM

    Halliburton's proposed acquisition of Baker Hughes drew a cautious response Monday from members of Kern County's oil industry, where some worried about the agreement's impact on prices and quality of oil field services even as others saw it as...

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. 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

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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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