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.

The Delano office for District 4 Supervisor David Couch received a request to patch potholes on Casey Avenue between County Line Road and West Cecil Avenue.

For Mario Nunez, it has been a labor of love for nearly three decades organizing the event that always brings smiles to the scores of children helped every year.

McFarland Unified School District swore in reelected incumbents during its board of trustees organizational meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 15.

The first "new" Delano City Council meeting on Dec. 7 installed Bryan Osorio as mayor and newcomer Veronica Vasquez as mayor pro-tem, both nominated by fellow council newcomer Salvador Solorio-Ruiz.

As hospital beds fill up and coronavirus surges across California, many state prisons in Kern County are facing their worst outbreaks yet.

Methane produced at Central Valley dairies is about to take a mainstream role in California energy alongside solar and wind even as the state wrestles with questions about whether the fuel advances the state's environmental and climate-change objectives.

Close to $1 billion flowed directly to businesses in Kern County this year as part of the Paycheck Protection Program meant to keep small businesses afloat amid the economic fallout of the pandemic, according to federal data released earlier this month.

Large investments are being made in the high-tech labs and experimental ag fields where Kern County scientists breed new varieties of fruit to help farmers around the world adapt to shifting consumer tastes, developing markets and changing climates.

McFarland City Council candidates Saul Ayon with 1,171 votes and Richard Cano with 844 votes were the winners for the two regular four-year term positions, according to final official results updated Nov. 30.