Children ages 0-5 received free drive-through dental screenings during two April clinics held in the Delano Union School District in conjunction with the Kern County Children’s Dental Health Network.

The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s California Farm to School Incubator Grant Program recently released a competitive grant to support innovative local and regional farm to school projects.

The McFarland Lions Club and and the city's mayor and council members conducted a community clean up day on April 10.

Delano Union School District students came away with awards during the Kern County Virtual Science Fair held the last week of March. A total of 25 DUSD scientists from Grades 4 through 8 were part of the competition.

The city of McFarland teamed up with the McFarland Lions Club, McFarland Recreation and Park District, and the McFarland Greater Chamber of Commerce on Saturday, April 10, to conduct a personal protection equipment  distribution event for local small businesses.

Delano Police Cpl. Christopher Nino said he and other members of the Delano Police Officers Association wanted to spark a conversation about autism. And the best time to do it is this month, which is National Autism Awareness Month.

Delano Union School District’s Nueva Vista Language Academy made another worldwide stop during its academic “visit” to China, during its Flying Towards a First Class Education theme this school year.

Two high school athletes from Delano have signed their letters of intent at a small ceremony in Bakersfield. Robert F. Kennedy’s Frankie Ruiz and Cesar Chavez’s Julianna Tabian had a joint ceremony to celebrate their futures playing collegiate baseball and softball, respectively.

With sirens blaring and lights blazing, six squad cars roared up a vineyard road in Delano on June 5, 2020, halting in a cloud of dust before a group of farmworkers. But the men and women who crowded around these cars weren’t alarmed by the officers’ arrival. To the contrary, they were delig…

On March 10, a Kern County Superior Court jury found Carlos Carrillo guilty of the murder of Arturo Galvan, along with various other charges, including gun and narcotics sales charges.

Delano Union School District’s schools have capitalized on the use of video and Zoom to continue the tradition of holding virtual Read Across America events during early March.

The first COVID-19 vaccinations arrived at the McFarland Unified School District last week, said Superintendent Aaron Resendez.

The Kern County Sheriff’s Office says deputies arrested two Delano men on Feb. 18 on suspicion of possessing, selling and trafficking $110,000 worth of the deadly drug fentanyl.

Beloved McFarland teacher and resident Christi Stanford Bowman died last week.

Delano Union School District Food Services staff showed their Valentine’s Day spirit on Wednesday, Feb. 10. They decorated their drive-thru location with festive Valentine’s Day decor.

Delano has had its first fatal shooting of 2021, after a 30-year-old man was killed at the North Kern Cemetery in Delano on Feb. 5.

California's COVID-19 positivity rate is a key indicator of community spread and as of last week, the seven-day positivity rate is 6.4 percent and the 14-day positivity rate is 7.2 percent.

On Feb. 5 at about 1 p.m., Judge Robert S. Tafoya’s staff put together a quick drive-thru parade led by the local Kern County firefighters, Delano police, sheriff’s deputy vehicles, detectives and members of his staff and friends.

With projects ranging from color’s effect on taste buds, to pH levels in liquid, to which foam shapes reduce noise the most, Delano Union School District scientists in grades four through eight demonstrated their experiments and findings during the district's first Virtual Science Fair held …

Student events in the Delano Union School District are alive and well as pupils from district schools competed through Zoom in the district’s Region 10 Oral Language Festival held the afternoon of Thursday, Jan. 14.

Delano Police Department has been selected as one of 12 winners of the nationwide COPS Office's Community Policing in Action Photo Contest.

Thirty-four years spent in any career is a noteworthy accomplishment, and Delano Police Chief Robert Nevarez is grateful to have had a fortunate career. The now 56-year-old chief of police has spent more than half of his life as a civil servant, and with crime in the city of Delano being at …

As a Delano native, Gene has asked me to write this column documenting what has become a surprising and unexpected viral internet phenomenon: After more than 40 years of struggle with being fat, I got skinny.

Jollibee is the latest Delano Marketplace/The Vineyard business to open recently, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, and the second restaurant to open in less than a month, a developer said this week.