A Delano man was arrested last week on suspicion of animal cruelty after authorities said four horses died and a mule became seriously sick under his lack of care.
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.
June 30 was a significant date for the community of Delano, as it marked the first in-person gathering hosted by the Delano Police Department since October 2019.
Despite the evening heat, hundreds of Delano residents came out to the Police Department’s latest Neighborhood Block Party at Veneto Park on June 30.
California Highway Patrol officials continue to investigate the cause of a single-car crash that killed a 17-year-old McFarland boy north of Merced.
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).
At last week's Kern County Board of Supervisors meeting, members approved an agreement with the California Government Operations Agency for COVID-19 vaccination efforts in high-risk populations through June 2022.
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.
“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.
A record-breaking wildfire season is expected this year, and the Red Cross is preparing by holding a virtual training fair for those interested in serving as a shelter volunteer.
The Delano Police Officers Association presented a check for $8,500 to Delano Elementary Union School District that was generated by sales of their autism patch last month.
Assistance with expenses to continue their education is important to all college and university students. For those aiming at careers in education, four local students received scholarships from the Delano Union Elementary School Teachers Association.
This year’s Delano National Day of Prayer was once again open to a live audience of the faithful and had Police Chief Robert Nevarez as its keynote speaker.
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.
Community Action Partnership of Kern has teamed up with the Kern County Library to launch Story Tours, a new bookmobile service that will bring Kern County Library services to communities across Kern County throughout 2021.
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.
From the day he was sworn in as Delano police chief in July 2018, Robert Nevarez has had the community of Delano and its residents come first.
On Tuesday, April 13, McFarland Police Chief Kenny Williams shared his vision for the direction of the McFarland Police Department at the McFarland Unified School District’s monthly school board meeting.
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.
The Housing Authority of the County of Kern celebrated the groundbreaking of the first new affordable housing development in Delano in more than 10 years, Parkside Apartments, on April 13.
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.
One out of 10 babies born is born early or preterm and needs support from the Neonatal Infant Care Units. The American Heart Association has partnered with Kern Family Health Care to bring parents of high-risk infants born at Adventist Health Delano an American Heart Association Infant CPR A…
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.
First 5 Kern has been awarded a six-month grant for nearly $300,000 from the California Department of Health Care Services, in partnership with the office of the California Surgeon General, as a part of the ACEs Aware initiative.
By the words from the more than 300 family, friends, students and co-workers who came to Christi Stanford Bowman's March 18 memorial, her spirit will not be forgotten for years to come.
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.