Worth observant in business: Home prices tumble amid reduce supply, even reduce demand

December 11, 2014 - garden totes

Crabtree reported November’s median sale price, a indicate during that half a homes sole for some-more and half went for less, as $211,450. Although that represented a tiny diminution from October, it was 11 percent some-more than a year before.


A former tip executive of a Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce is temporarily behind during a helm following Cindy Pollard’s depart final week.

Chris Frank, Pollard’s halt deputy as boss and CEO, served in a position for 17 years until 2004. The chamber’s membership doubled and a operational bill some-more than tripled during that period. For a past dual years, Frank has co-chaired San Joaquin Community Hospital’s AIS Cancer Center.

Pollard left to turn open affairs executive during Aera Energy LLC, a Bakersfield-based oil producer. The cover is looking for a permanent boss and CEO.


Bakersfield locals Sarah Cornejo and Tarin Meadows have launched a food credentials and smoothness business directed during health-conscious consumers on a go.

Fit Pantry’s menu offers a accumulation of uninformed meals, from breakfasts featuring feathery eggs whites and low-fat turkey bacon to dinners with baked salmon and crispy asparagus.

Shoppers during fitpantry.com can design their dishes delivered 3 days a week in an insulated tote. The company’s phone array is 706-3859.


Historic Union Cemetery was named one of 4 finalists for this year’s American Cemetery Excellence Award.

The Bakersfield tomb kick out about dual dozen cemeteries in a ranking by American Cemetery Cremation Magazine.

In 2012, a 142-year-old tomb began a array of initiatives including a vital rebranding campaign, restoration of a drift and offices, a new cremation-focused pavilion and investiture of a Garden of Innocence for a funeral of deserted infants.


Pacific Gas and Electric Co. recently won a span of honors highlighting a free giving and military-friendly employing practices.

For a third uninterrupted year, a San Francisco-based gas and electric application was named to The Civic 50, that promotes county engagement. PGE postulated some-more than $23 million to 1,300 free organizations in 2013, while a 22,000 employees volunteered some-more than 48,000 hours in their communities.

Also for a third year in a row, PGE was enclosed on a list of a nation’s tip 100 military-friendly employers by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs Magazine. It forked to a utility’s troops recruiting efforts and commission of new hires with troops experience.

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