The Hispanic-American experience was explored by students and staff at Delano Union School District’s Harvest Elementary School during September and early October. Students learned about accomplishments of Hispanic Americans during their classroom social emotional learning time.

McFarland High School celebrated homecoming the first week of October, beginning with a Monday rally to pump up the students and players. After all the games were played and the judging was completed, the juniors were the champions of the rally.

Students and staff from Delano Union School District’s Harvest Elementary School honored the 20th anniversary of 9/11 during a presentation at the school on Friday, Sept. 10.

The Kern County Board of Supervisors met last week and highlighted two water conservation programs available to Cal Water customers and also implemented a $3,000 premium pay to all county essential workers.

An evacuation order and shelter-in-place advisory early Sept. 3 were lifted hours after an on-site ammonia hazard was discovered at Solorio and Sons Cold Storage in Delano.

Two Delano men died Sept. 1 in a morning car crash south of Porterville along Road 192 north of Avenue 104.

Assemblyman Rudy Salas, D-Bakersfield, honored Fil-Bake Shop as the 32nd Assembly District’s 2021 Small Business of the Year, acknowledging their years of service giving back to Delano and supporting the Filipino community.

Delano police traveled to Columbus, Ohio, to arrest teenager Anthony Ray Torres in connection with the 6-month-old slaying at the Delano cemetery, officials announced last week.

This past week brought something new and exciting to the campuses of McFarland Junior High and McFarland High School. If you passed by the schools between July 17 and 22, you may have heard drummers drumming, brass players blaring, and caught a glimpse of the color guard spinning and dancing.

On Tuesday, July 13, at about 10:30 p.m., Delano police officers responded to the area of County Line Road and Patton Street regarding multiple reports of shots fired in the area.

In vehicles including a bicycle and a low-rider Cadillac, Delano Union School District honored 18 of its retirees during a drive-thru ceremony June 10 at the district office.

Valley residents can receive cash back and help improve air quality and quality of life by replacing gas-powered yard care equipment with zero-emission, electric alternatives through the Valley Air District’s Clean Green Yard Machines: Residential Program (CGYM).

Delano Union School District held graduation ceremonies for eighth graders from Almond Tree Middle School, Cecil Avenue Math and Science Academy, La Viña Middle School, and Pioneer School earlier this month.

Sharing their Filipina heritage, and 20th Avenue as a border to both their schools, Delano Union School District’s Kern County Teachers of the Year were honored by the Kern County Superintendent of Schools in early May.

The McFarland Unified School District Junior High celebrated its annual eighth grade graduation ceremony on May 26.

After 39 years of barbering services to this great city of Delano, Bert B. Delarmente Sr. is retiring.

“Rockets red glare, bombs bursting in air” will return to the skies over Delano as part of the new and exciting aerial fireworks show being planned for the 2021 Star Spangled Spectacular Fireworks Show, hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Delano and the city of Delano.