You can't really mention Delano Police Department without the words community involvement these days, and that's definitely a good thing for everyone.
A teacher at McFarland High School has been arrested on suspicion of sexual abuse of a student, according to the school district.
The Bakersfield Republican Women, Federated will present PIZZAZZ 2019 at the Marriott Convention Center on Nov. 2 with doors opening at 10 a.m. for shopping, a luncheon and fashion show.
To recognize the National School Lunch Program, serving 30 million children each day, Delano Union School District schools will celebrate National School Lunch Week through Friday.
When you sit down for a conversation with Joanna Trigo, science teacher and academic coach for the Delano Union School District, you can see why many teachers describe their work as a calling or a vocation: she has a missionary-like passion for what she does — this is someone who loves scien…
If pistachios were a football team — and sometimes it does seem like they compete against almonds — they would be climbing the tree-nut power rankings.
The widening of the last two-lane stretch of road on Highway 46 between Bakersfield and the Central Coast could be put on hold if a Caltrans proposal is approved.
The private company that runs Taft Correctional Institution, a minimum security federal prison, announced the federal government will shut down the prison as of Jan. 31, 2020.
Students in Jessica Villalobos' moderate to severe special education class at Pioneer School just want to be like everyone else.
Kern County officials are considering a vaping ban following a recent spate of injuries that have been linked to usage of e-cigarettes.
In the last three months, McFarland Unified School District took advantage of low interest rates and saved property owners more than $1.3 million.
The Retirement Housing Foundation Harold Olson Rotary Village celebrated its 55th anniversary in Delano on Oct. 2 and honored several residents and volunteers.
The Delano Police Department received a $40,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety for a one-year enforcement and education program.
A new study by the U.S. Geological Survey concludes oilfield activity has lowered the quality of groundwater in western Kern County, making it saltier and possibly affecting nearby irrigation sources but not harming drinking water.
About 150 community members, including about 20 dignitaries, came out Friday morning for the grand opening of the first phase of the Grapevine Villa Luxury Apartments in Delano.
Anyone who knows about the livestock competitions at the Kern County Fair knows how coveted a belt buckle is.
McFarland Unified School District and Bakersfield College were invited to present at sixth annual California Coalition of Early and Middle Colleges Dual Enrollment Summit Sept. 19-20 in Riverside.
Remember the headline on the cover of The Californian's June 2 edition? Placed beside a picture of what was thought to be harmless industrial hemp, it read, "Relax. This is not actually weed growing near Arvin."
For Andrea Valladolid, Sept. 24 gave her a chance to enjoy time with her grandkids outside in her neighborhood for the first time in years.
Kern agricultural powerhouse The Wonderful Co. on Sept. 26 announced the second-largest gift ever to a U.S. academic institution: three-quarters of a billion dollars to fund cutting-edge research on environmental sustainability.
, in partnership with The Community Action Partnership of Kern, is taking a lead in ensuring Delano-area families have free access to healthy, fresh produce.
Kern County recorded its second hospitalization for vaping-related illness on Sept. 25 and local officials issued a call for all county residents to heed state and federal warnings and stop vaping immediately.
Back in October 2018, Kern County District 4 Supervisor David Couch announced a new outreach effort to combat the growing homelessness problem in his district, including Delano, McFarland and Wasco.
The Kern County Board of Supervisors finally sealed the deal on a one-year agreement with the Kern Law Enforcement Association, making deputies among the highest paid in the Central Valley.
As news settled in Sept. 18 that Kern had apparently lost its title as the nation's top-grossing agricultural producer, people whose jobs it is to track these things sifted through the official reports to figure out what had changed, and specifically, why Fresno County had suddenly broken Ke…
Timothy Salvador, a Bakersfield College business administration major and former foster youth, knew he wanted to start his own business aimed at keeping foster and juvenile delinquents in school and thinking about their futures.
The McFarland Unified School District is working on a Transformative Climate Communities grant with the Tri-Agency (MUSD, city of McFarland and Parks and Recreation District) on a Transformative Planning Study.
A new bill passed by legislators earlier this month would end the use of private prisons throughout the state, and could lead to the closure of the Mesa Verde ICE Processing Center in Bakersfield within a year, advocates say.
Kern County law enforcement agencies are working to enact a new policy that would lead to stricter punishments for some convicted of low-level crimes.
GEO Group Inc. has notified Kern County supervisors it intends to conduct a “mass layoff” at a prison in McFarland the state had announced it would stop using earlier this year.
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.
A school shooting is a scenario no one wants to think of — let alone experience — but it's clear there is no hiding from the possibility anymore.
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.
The Delano Mosquito Abatement District would like to remind residents of Delano, McFarland, Earlimart, Richgrove and other areas within its boundaries to dump any unnecessary water from all sources.
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.
Anyone who spent time near Ridgecrest during July's earthquakes and is experiencing flu-like symptoms — cough, fever, even rash and extreme fatigue — might want to get tested for valley fever.
Kern County officials are proposing a low-barrier homeless shelter about a block away from a location the city of Bakersfield recently stepped back from after property owners raised concerns.
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.
A new school year is well underway at Cal State Bakersfield, and President Lynnette Zelezny has one thing to say about it: it's going to be a busy year.
Deputies at the Kern County Sheriff’s Office will soon have a new contract in place after the Kern Law Enforcement Association narrowly voted to approve the county’s proposal, the union announced late Sept. 4.