Posts by Emily Gorospe:
COMMENTARY: Delano high schools experiencing positive COVID-19 cases
After being virtual for almost a year and a half, Delano schools opened their schools back up on August 10; within the first week, students were already being tested to see if they were positive for COVID-19.
Delano City Council Meeting Includes Retail Cannabis Presentation
Robert DiVitio, Founder and CEO of a retail cannabis company called Element 7, recently contacted Ricardo Chavez, the Delano City Clerk, asking to give a presentation on why the city of Delano needs a legal cannabis dispensary.
Delano Mayor announces candidacy for California’s 21st Congressional District
“Finally! Bryan!” was what Delano Mayor Bryan Osorio’s friends said when he was verified on Instagram shortly after he declared his candidacy for California’s 21st Congressional District.
Poor air quality contributes to Valley Fever, COVID-19 risks, experts say
Kern County is known for bad air quality, asthma, and especially Valley Fever, a fungus spore that is inhaled into the lungs.
COMMENTARY: It’s time to rid of the sit-out rule, students need to play sports now more than ever
September marks the one-year anniversary of the Delano Joint Union High School District adopting the one-year sit-out rule, which prohibits transferring students from playing sports for one year.
Local young entrepreneurs start small businesses to earn extra cash during pandemic
Local youth in Delano and McFarland have started their own businesses as a way to make a little extra cash during the pandemic.
Delano athletes are hopeful for sports to resume in the winter
Delano High School students were constantly checking their phones for social media updates late last month as they awaited the California Interscholastic Federation to announce its decision regarding high school sports for the 2020-21 school year.