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Aug. 6 was no ordinary day for students of the Delano Union School District. As they walked through the gates of the district's 12 schools, they were greeted with cheers and smiling faces from teachers, administrators and staff, who worked diligently throughout the summer to warmly welcome t…

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A new elementary school that will welcome around 600 inaugural Wasco students on Aug. 12 opened its doors July 30 with a ribbon cutting ceremony. 

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CrossPointe Baptist Church of McFarland joined forces with the McFarland Unified School District, Greater McFarland Chamber of Commerce, McFarland Lions Club, Mariela Gomez from California Assemblyman Rudy Salas' office and San Joaquin (Continuation) Learning Center for a successful back-to-…

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Gov. Gavin Newsom, speaking with reporters in western Kern after a tour of California's largest oil spill in years, withheld judgment on the incident July 24 and said he must balance the state's low-carbon future with the needs of communities economically dependent on petroleum production.

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Around the end of Saturday evening, Delano's 45th annual Philippine Weekend had one last bang for all its visitors, along with a spectacular fireworks show for neighbors living near Cecil Park, where the weekend Barrio Fiesta resided this past weekend.

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In summer, the temperature inside a parked car can increase to 20 degrees hotter than outside the car in just 10 minutes. Because of that, children left in hot cars can suffer serious injury, such as heat stroke or hyperthermia, or even death.

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As the number of Latinos in California's Central Valley nears 50 percent of the total population of the region, the Latino Community Foundation has announced a new initiative to fund Hispanic-led organizations up and down the valley to the tune of $1 million.

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After more than 100 years in farming, and 50 in the almond business, the Billings family had done a lot to bring laser focus to its business. But still it lacked a direct connection to its end customers, the people eating its products.