Several awards for students at Cesar E. Chavez High School were announced at the school’s Salute to Scholars Night.
Whenever Jake Ortega steps into the batter’s box for Cal State Bakersfield baseball, basically nothing is off the table for head coach Jeremy Beard in regard to what he wants to call.
A state healthcare department is defending itself after criticism arose over a $2.3 million monthly sanction of the Kern County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Department.
In some places, the carpets at Rabobank Arena and Convention Center need to be taped down. A pedestrian bridge over N street is rusting in spots.
Bakersfield carrot giant Bolthouse Farms will be sold to a Los Angeles-based private equity firm for $510 million in cash — roughly a third what it went for seven years ago — and welcome back its former CEO under a pending transaction announced April 12.
The Delano Little League season is well underway and a good time is being had by all. One of the first things we recognized when Delano/McFarland became part of Kern County Board of Supervisor’s District 4 is that Little League is big in Delano. And we heard early on that the conditions at t…
In a visit to Grace Cathedral eight years ago, Bishop Desmond Tutu gave a call for reaching across political, socio-economic and religious divides, proclaiming, “We are all agents of transfiguration. Go forth and transform your personal relationships, your community, your world, so it become…
The 38th annual Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Delano, Delano Parks & Recreation and High School Key Clubs from Delano, Robert F. Kennedy and Wonderful College Prep Academy will be held Saturday at the Delano High School Stadium with the first hunt beginning at…
New York City cab driver. Hazardous waste cleanup technician. Budget airline flight attendant. To that list of challenging jobs, add this: top executive of the California Republican Party.
The Delano High School boys varsity tennis team won the East Yosemite League title with a perfect 10-0 season, said Marc J. Gomez, Delano High School boys and girls tennis coach.
Right before the Robert F. Kennedy High School's boys football championship team received something shiny and special on Thursday night, head coach Mario Millan literally walked his players through their magical 2018 magical season on the artificial turf of Thunderbirds Stadium.
With the theme “Through the seeds of excellence, we celebrate success,” the Delano Union School District honored its students and staff of the year during the annual Public Schools Luncheon April 10 in a nearly-full Almond Tree Middle School gym.
The U.S. government will attempt to locate and count just about everybody in the census next year, but if Kern County follows the pattern of the past, more than a few people won’t participate.
A bill pending in the state Legislature would divert fines from the theft of tractors and other agricultural equipment to fund law enforcement activities in Kern and other rural areas where such crimes have long been a problem for farmers.
With the theme “Helping Children Discover the Fun in Learning,” and exploring many curriculum areas through fun outdoor activities, children at Delano Union School District’s Albany Park II Preschool took part in the first Celebrating Children event at their center on April 5.
Thank you, Mr. President, for the timely attention. My recent book about windmills, or what we call wind turbines, has been languishing in a New York warehouse not far from Trump Tower — until now, that is. Today, windmills are the talk of the country all because of you.
Delano Union School District Superintendent Rosalina Rivera was one of four featured speakers March 1 during Bakersfield College’s Women in Leadership forum.
People who typically use their cellphone while driving may want to be extra cautious this month if they want to avoid a citation.
In the city of Delano, I’ve attended Good Friday services since the early '80s. This ongoing annual event is about remembering the day the Lord Jesus Christ was crucified and His last seven sayings before He died for the sins of mankind, enduring a slow and painful death.
The national motto “In God We Trust” can be seen in city and county chambers across America. Soon the motto will also been seen on police cars in Kern County.
Imagine flying a helicopter or airplane at night when someone on the ground suddenly directs a laser pointer at your Plexiglas windscreen.
With a few days remaining before the 19th annual Delano Relay for Life to fight cancer, participants were nearing their money goal for the event.
At last week’s Delano City Council meeting, held April 2, Kern County’s Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Department presented to the council an exciting new initiative I have mentioned previously in this section: the Recovery Station. Bill Walker, BHRS director, shared with the counci…
Following the decision by the Kern County Board of Supervisors to deny all appeals of medical cannabis dispensaries hoping to stay open past May 24, a coordinated effort is underway to ensure the businesses close as ordered.
Hundreds of dogs and cats found their way into new homes on Sunday at the third annual Mega Adoption Event at the Kern County Fairgrounds.
States in the country of Mexico were featured during the annual Día de la Cultura (Cultural Day) at Delano Union School District’s Nueva Vista Language Academy on April 5. The event celebrated history, culture, information and performances from the various states, which were prepared by the …
The 38th annual Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by Delano Kiwanis Club, the city of Delano Recreation Department, and high school Key clubs from Delano, Robert F. Kennedy and Wonderful College Prep Academy will take place Saturday, April 20, at the Delano High stadium, starting at 10 a.m.
The Kern County Sheriff’s Office’s practice of allowing immigration agents into non-public areas of the county jail has been criticized in a report analyzing law enforcement agencies statewide.
Local agricultural giant The Wonderful Co. plans to announce March 26 it will power its operations with only renewable energy by 2025, joining a growing list of companies moving away from petroleum-generated electricity.
Congressman Kevin McCarthy has reaffirmed his support for maintaining the current requirement that health insurers provide coverage for pre-existing conditions, despite the Trump administration’s new push to scrap Obamacare altogether.
Every week for the past two months, a group of five girls detained at the Kern County Probation Department's James G. Bowles Juvenile Hall have been involved in a unique rehabilitation and training program.
In recognition of the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth, the Indian activist’s emphasis on peace and nonviolence were honored on Saturday.
The Easter Bunny and all of its friends brought resources to the students and parents of Delano Union School District’s Nueva Vista Language Academy during the Community Resources Easter Egg Hunt held March 27.