Marco Rodriguez

Marco Rodriguez is a youth reporter from Delano for South Kern Sol.

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Delano school district votes to keep sit-out rule policy; residents criticize board member for not following rule

September 23, 2019 / By

The Delano Joint Union High School District voted Sept. 10 to keep the one-year sit out policy for students who transfer schools within the district, leaving student-athletes disappointed.

‘Water is life’: Delano residents express concerns about contaminated water

September 10, 2019 / By

After the Delano City water system recently failed to meet water drinking standards, residents voiced their concerns at Monday’s city council meeting.

Delano community learns what it means to be a sanctuary city

September 6, 2019 / By

College students, farm workers, council members and many other Delano community members gathered at a town hall in late August to learn more about what it means to be a sanctuary city.

Delano students fight to rid of school policy temporarily prohibiting participation in athletics

August 9, 2019 / By

A group of Delano students expressed dissatisfaction at a school board meeting with with a policy that prohibits students from participating in sports for a year when transferring schools.

Delano city council ‘indefinitely’ tables request for surveillance technology

July 8, 2019 / By

The Delano Police Chief asked at Monday’s city council meeting to indefinitely table a request for the purchase of a surveillance technology that allows law enforcement to access private information about community members.

‘If they don’t want it, I won’t force it’: Delano Police Chief said he plans to advise city council against license plate reading technology

July 1, 2019 / By
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The Delano Police Chief plans to advise against the implementation of automated license plate readers into Delano’s Police Department at Monday’s Delano City Council meeting. 

Police Chief Robert Nevarez said last month at a Community Law Enforcement Liaison Board meeting the technology could benefit the department in solving crime.

Delano Chief of Police assures community private information is safe with license plate scanning technology

June 17, 2019 / By
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In a meeting where residents expressed concerns about sharing private information with law enforcement, the Delano Chief of Police assured residents their personal information is safe with a new technology program the police department is considering using.

Delano youth come together to fight for justice for seven-year-old Jakelin Caal Maquin

December 26, 2018 / By

The Delano community organized a vigil and fought for justice Friday at a local park in honor of seven-year-old Jakelin Caal Maquin, a Guatemalan girl who died in U.S.