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DELANO — The 77th annual Delano Harvest Holidays Festival is holding its annual Queen’s scholarship pageant later this month, which for the second year will combine with a “King” portion as well.

A Delano Union School District educator and administrator has received a state award for outstanding leadership and significant contributions in the areas of health, physical education and recreation.

Broad smiles, joyful faces, bunny ears and candy were in abundant supply during the 40th annual Kiwanis Easter celebration event held Saturday, April 16, at Memorial Park.

Children at Delano Union School District’s Del Vista Preschool participated in activities leading up to St. Patrick’s Day March 14-17 that explored science, technology, engineering and mathematics — or STEM — while celebrating the holiday of the leprechaun.

On March 22 during her town hall address to Wonderful College Prep Academy faculty and staff, Lynda Resnick — philanthropist, vice-chairman, and co-owner of The Wonderful Company — announced an annual $3 million gift to recognize and celebrate teachers for their unwavering dedication and pas…

Students competed through Zoom earlier this month in the Delano Union School District’s 2022 Region 10 Oral Language Festival on March 3.

The Delano Union Elementary Schools Teachers Association is offering scholarships to college students pursuing careers in education. The association is continuing the tradition started more than 20 years ago to assist local students who want to enter education as teachers in the Delano community.

The Delano Union School District heard 11 seventh and eighth grade students discuss “What was the biggest impact the pandemic had on society?” during the annual virtual Henry Greve Speech Contest held Thursday, Feb. 17.

A longtime Delano Union School District staff member is being remembered for her dedication to the district’s students, and to the Delano community. Wava Billingsley-Hocking passed away in January at her home in Bakersfield.

Outside physical activity does not stop at the elementary school level, said McFarland Unified School District Superintendent Aaron Resendez.

Tulare County Sheriff's Office investigators said they took into custody a teenage suspect in a series of armed robberies that occurred over the last several weeks, including a Christmas morning robbery at the Speedway Gas Station in Earlimart.

German Jun Gordove, a registered nurse at Adventist Health Delano, was recently honored with The DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation's programs to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform every day. This is Adventist Health's first DAISY Aw…

Tulare County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested two teenagers and are seeking a third in a Christmas morning armed robbery at the Speedway Gas Station in the 200 block of E. Sierra Ave. in Earlimart.

The Wonderful Company, a global company dedicated to harvesting health and happiness around the world, announced Tuesday its most recent class of Wonderful Community Grant recipients, including two Delano-area recipients.

Just as another highly contagious variant of COVID-19 is starting to make its way to California, Adventist Health Delano received a significant donation of personal protective equipment that the hospital can now share with other local groups.

Just after 1:30 a.m. on Christmas morning, Tulare County sheriff's deputies report they were called to the Speedway Gas Station in the 200 block of East Sierra Avenue in Earlimart for an armed robbery that had just happened.

My name is Lydia Soto. I am employed by McFarland Unified School District. I have been a Toys for Tots committee member for over 16 years helping with toy collection and distribution.

On Nov. 19, cadets from the Delano Police Department and Kern County Sheriff’s Office explorer programs visited the Kern County Superior Court in Delano.

Continuing to sail forward, Delano Union School District’s Morningside Elementary School has been named a best elementary school in U.S. News and World Report’s first-ever ranking of public elementary schools in the country. Morningside received this honor as a result of their outstanding ac…

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.

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