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Thanks to the Delano Community Alliance for its invitation to host its meeting this month. And thanks to Steve Kinsey for facilitating this monthly meeting. It’s a great chance for the community to get together and get an update on what’s going on with all the partners in the community. As w…

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We asked new Robert F. Kennedy High School Principal Dolores Rodriquez what she is looking forward to in her new position and to reflect on her time as a longtime Delano Joint Union High School District employee.

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I’ve been a student of the Bible for approximately 40 years. I describe the Bible as “the Sacred Scriptures.” I own a Bible dated 1639 where the title is described as such. I’m fascinated by the teachings within its pages. In it contains the mind and will of God.

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The final candidates for Delano Union School District’s Pioneer School Hall of Fame are introduced in this article. The ceremony will be this Friday starting at 5:30 p.m. in the Frank M. Herrera Multipurpose Room at 1001 Hiett Ave.

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Across the country, the lights will be on for after school programs as Delano Union School District’s Powerful Outcomes in Wellness, Education, and Recreation (POWER) program will host its annual Lights On Afterschool event Oct. 24.

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Delano people serving education, city government and services and former local business owners are among the inductees into the Delano Union School District Pioneer School Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame ceremony will be held at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 20 at Pioneer School, 1001 Hiett Ave. in Delano.

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After a two-year wait, Delano High School cross country runners will be able to use the nine-lane, artificial track surface around a lit field for the first athletic use of the facility on Saturday. The track and infield as well as stadium lights and stands add up to a $2 million investment.

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Homelessness is becoming the biggest issue in a lot of communities in California these days, and Kern County is no exception. The problem has become so acute that Congressman Kevin McCarthy, the House minority leader, came into town last week to facilitate a discussion on how to tackle the p…

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All of us embrace a worldview. For those who believe in God, we take the worldview of a Creator. Depending on your religious persuasion, God is known by a variety of names. As a Christians or followers of Christ, we embrace the Bible as our guide. In it contains the mind and will of God for …

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Beginning in her first year of teaching, Janice Vargas wanted to become a school administrator. She has taken the next step in her administrative career by being named principal of Delano Union School District’s Harvest Elementary School.

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Depression is a mental health disorder affecting millions of people which causes persistent feelings of sadness and loss of interest of things you once enjoyed. Depression can be brought on by a number of negative experiences in life if those situations are not properly dealt with. Not every…

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Recently, I got the chance to meet with our Congressman TJ Cox to discuss ways to work together in our district. Congressman Cox’s congressional district overlaps Kern County’s District 4 significantly. Many of the same issues affect both our overlapping districts. Back in Washington, D.C., …

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The Bible is a compilation of books, which demonstrate God’s love to His creation. Many have rejected His love for mankind when He demonstrated this on the cross through His Son Jesus (John 3:16; Romans 5:8).

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On Aug. 27, the Board of Supervisors adopted the fiscal year 2019/2020 budget. In addition, we also adopted a resolution declaring the end of the county of Kern’s fiscal emergency.