Real estate developer David Moon knew a lot about building student housing, having developed off-campus dormitory projects next to California State University campuses in Monterey Bay, Sacramento and Stanislaus. But Bakersfield was new to him.

Mission Bank said Thursday it will open an office in San Luis Obispo County that will expand the Bakersfield-based institution into the Central Coast just six months after it announced plans to begin operating in Stockton.

Continued growth in the national economy, combined with consumer trends like e-commerce and healthy eating, favor a prosperous 2019 for all four of Kern’s major private industries, a regional banking executive said in remarks previewing Wednesday’s county economic summit.

The status quo in American road design is claiming more and more lives, according to transportation safety advocates. The 2019 edition of Dangerous by Design, a recurring report by Smart Growth America and the National Complete Streets Coalition, reports that the number of people struck and …

Local investors' plan to redevelop East Hills Mall has been thrown into question by their partnership's failure to make a large loan payment due last summer to the previous owner of the increasingly troubled shopping center in northeast Bakersfield.

Bakersfield-based oil producer E&B Natural Resources Management Corp. announced it is investing in photovoltaic solar energy to help power its operations in Kern and Santa Barbara counties.

There's quite a lot to see at the 52nd annual World Ag Expo running Tuesday through Thursday at the International Agri-Center in Tulare. At roughly 100 acres, the event showcases a wide array of the latest in farming products from manufacturers around the world.

There's quite a lot to see at the 52nd annual World Ag Expo running Tuesday through Thursday at the International Agri-Center in Tulare. At roughly 100 acres, the event showcases a wide array of the latest in farming products from manufacturers around the world.

In a continuing trend of local health-care consolidation, Kern Radiology Medical Group Inc. has been purchased by a Los Angeles outpatient medical imaging company touted as the largest company of its kind in the country.

For optimum deliciousness, meals should be cooked just right. A couple of minutes too long in a toaster and bread turns carcinogenic. We encounter the concept of timing hundreds of moments each day. It is especially important in business. Most know to buy a stock when the price is low and se…