Kern Business Journal is a bi-monthly publication of the The Bakersfield Californian's Specialty Publications Division, with the assistance of the County of Kern, Kern Economic Development Corp. (KEDC) and the Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce. The journal showcases business and industry developments across Kern County. Everything from Bakersfield to Boron is covered!
Approximately 15,000 copies are mailed and distributed in selected newspaper racks. The journal’s target audience includes business owners and managers, investors, economic development advocates, and local, state and federal government officials.
Next issue: February / March 2014 – Agriculture
The Kern County Water Agency traces the many local, state and federal sources of water that irrigate local farm land and quench the thirst of Kern residents.
There will be winners and losers when in the state’s proposed plans to fix the San Joaquin-Sacramento Delta. An equitable fix is being sought.
Through water deals negotiated decades ago, the City of Bakersfield owns rights to the Kern River, which protect supplies for residents and businesses.
Kern County’s many agricultural water agencies have united in an effort to squeeze the last drops out of sometimes reduced water supplies.
Water in Kern County is not always “serious business.” The outdoor entertainment provided by the many Kern water ways generate tourism dollars.
As part of a year-end round-up, the impact of Kern County’s massive alternative energy industry is presented. Check out other economic indicators.