The Outlets at Tejon has had a tough time financially lately and continues to experience a churn of tenants coming and going. But people familiar with the industry say it's all part of finding the right balance of tenants to persuade people to either pull off the freeway or drive a considerable distance for items they can't find closer to home.
With wildfires burning throughout the state, in addition to recent local grass fires, the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District continues to warn the public about poor air quality, including incidents of severely bad air that may occur sporadically in the coming days.
As a Christian, I understand only God’s unconditional love (agape) is necessary for salvation. Anyone who has hatred in their heart toward another individual is considered a murderer in the eyes of God (1 John 3:15). This is how serious God takes the act and attitude of hate.
Cal State Bakersfield and the Kern High School District are together launching a program designed to prepare a select group of 20 teacher-residents for careers in local education.
Faced with mounting public concern and an uptick in homelessness, the Kern County Board of Supervisors held a community meeting Aug. 13 to discuss how to address the issue.
TEMPLETON — McFarland High School football traveled to the Central Coast on Saturday, Aug. 12, to take on Templeton High for the school’s annual preseason scrimmage.
Kern County voters now have a clear picture of who they can pick to represent them on a range of local government boards on Nov. 6.
The refrain teachers here more frequently is that students are unmotivated, undisciplined, detached and disrespectful. Yet, there are those teachers who see promise in all students, who refrain from teachers’ lounge bashings, remain optimistic, and are able to ignite in their students a desi…
The high school football season is finally back after a shorter offseason (by one week) than in previous years. Bakersfield High will kick things off with a Thursday matchup out of town at the Santa Ana Bowl. Some Kern County teams will keep things local with old foes while others are travel…
Grace Vallejo, the Delano mayor who's challenging District 4 County Supervisor David Couch, has announced the endorsement of the Kern County Firefighters, IAFF Local 1301. This endorsement was a unanimous vote, she said.
Many new faces are evident in classrooms and support positions at schools throughout the Delano Union School District. This is the first of two articles that will feature new Delano educators.
This past Friday evening, the Thunderbirds of Kennedy High School traveled a few miles east to scrimmage Delano High School. It was the first time we have had the opportunity to make contact with a team other than ourselves.
A Delano man who gunned down two men out of jealousy and sparked a melee when he tried to leave the courtroom as his guilty verdicts were read will spend the rest of his life behind bars.
The county has been drawing attention with its new Advance Kern business incentives, and hopes to soon have companies sign up for this program, which allows eligible companies to earn tax rebates when they relocate to the county or expand their operations here.
Although it may be too early for fair season, the Kern County Fairgrounds was bustling on Sunday for the Cesar Chavez Festival, a yearly event sponsored by the Cesar Chavez Foundation with free entertainment, a car show and a health fair.
Valley fever is a devastating disease that impacts thousands of Californians a year, with the majority of those victims located right here in Kern County.
Lorelei Oviatt influences Kern County residents in myriad ways. As director of the Planning and Natural Resources Department since 2010, she has wide authority to steer the county in a certain direction.
Football in Delano is a tradition that’s been around for nearly a century. In fact, the 2018 football team is the 99th team in Delano High School history.
Students and parents at Delano Union School District’s Nueva Vista Language Academy met the school’s new administrators during the Meet the Principal Taco Party held Thursday, July 19, at the school.
Recent legislation introduced by Rep. Kevin McCarthy is being hailed by valley fever advocates and researchers as a huge step forward in combating the disease, which is on the rise locally.
Have you had someone put you down or make an allegation against you? Perhaps on your job, a rumor was started about you and it poisoned the minds of people you work with. This is what it means to be undermined.
Dolores Huerta has endorsed Delano Mayor Grace Vallejo in her bid to become the Kern County Supervisor for the 4th District, Vallejo announced Aug. 2.
Alumni Night will be recognized at Delano High School’s first home football game Thursday, Aug. 23, with South Bakersfield.
The Board of Supervisors voted July 24 to put a sales tax increase and two measures regarding marijuana dispensaries before voters in unincorporated Kern County this November.
California’s largest ag trade group offered qualified thanks for the Trump administration’s $12 billion pledge Tuesday to help cushion U.S. farmers from Chinese retaliatory tariffs.
As the new head coach of boys basketball at Robert F. Kennedy High School, I am excited to bring a new energy and establish traditions that may continue for years to come.
With an emphasis on being champions for children, Delano Union School District welcomed back its staff for the 2018-19 school year during its annual back-to-school breakfast held July 25 in the Almond Tree Middle School gymnasium.
As the guy responsible for more than 2 million hens laying 1.5 million eggs per day, Jeff Peterson took no chances when news broke May 17 the chicken disease called virulent Newcastle had been confirmed in Los Angeles County.
Local school districts are seeing a clearer picture of how many new students they can expect this year now that the start of the school is just a few weeks away.
Despite the 100-plus degree heat, residents and those from outside the area came together this week to celebrate the Filipino culture and community.
Delano Life House asks everyone to attend its special “Inauguration Ceremony” as they dedicate their church to the City of Delano, and officially launch its Life Center at 11 a.m. Aug. 5.
New backpacks, clothes and shoes, along with happy faces, were present Monday morning with the first day of school for the Delano Union School District.
A memorial gathering for the late Vern McCorkle, a Delano High School teacher for 42 years, took place July 21 at the Delano High cafeteria.
Thomas Valles knows it would be hard for him to give up coaching a group of girls like McFarland’s girls cross-country team has this year. Fortunately, for Valles, he’s stepping in as the head coach after two years as an assistant and not the other way around.
By his own admission, Robert Nevarez concedes he was not the best of students while in college. Unsure of what he wanted to do with his life, he dabbled in different majors but only succeeded in landing on academic probation. It wasn't until his Uncle Ray invited him to visit the San Jose Po…
Over the years, I’ve been asked how long does grief last? There is a short and long answer to this question. In short, one never stops grieving for a loved one who has passed away. As long as we have memories of them, it will never end.
A former assistant professor at Cal State Bakersfield whose collection of child pornography came to the attention of authorities after a burglar allegedly stole his computer and attempted to extort him entered a plea July 27 in which he will be required to register as a sex offender for life.
Each year, Philippine Weekend brings new surprises, talent and events that continue to grow in tradition and popularity to the community of Delano.