Marco Rodriguez

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

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Sol on the Street: What should the Biden Administration prioritize during its first 100 days in office

February 1, 2021 / By

With a new administration taking over the Presidency, many people are hopeful, while many other are skeptical.


October 6, 2020 / By

La Asociación de Acción Comunitaria de Kern (CAPK, por sus siglas en inglés) ha lanzado el Programa Cosecha Sana, un programa que brinda opciones de alojamiento temporal en hoteles para empleados esenciales de la industria agrícola y procesamiento de alimentos que recibieron resultados positivos en la prueba de COVID19 o han sido expuestos al COVID-19, que no requieren hospitalización, a tener lugares seguros y adecuados para guardar cuarentena y no pueden hacerlo en casa.

CAPK partners with Delano church to ensure their community is well during the pandemic

September 29, 2020 / By

Every Friday, Delano residents begin lining up in their cars at 6 a.m. in front of Life House Church for a food distribution that starts at 9 a.m.

Housing for the Harvest program to help workers in agriculture industry self-isolate if exposed to, test positive for COVID-19

September 25, 2020 / By

Community Action Partnership of Kern has launched the Housing for the Harvest Program, a program that provides temporary hotel housing options for essential farm and food processing employees who are either COVID19 positive or exposed, who do not require hospitalization, to have safe and suitable places to isolate and are unable to do so at home.

‘Round two’: McFarland seeks to fill vacant seat on City Council; GEO appeal on hold till seat is filled

March 6, 2020 / By

The McFarland City Council has issued a public notice, inviting residents to submit letters of interest to serve as a city council member.

McFarland comes out in full force; Planning Commission rejects GEO

February 22, 2020 / By

After waiting a long four hours of comments from GEO Group, McFarland residents opposing the expansion of GEO cheered Tuesday in celebration when the McFarland Planning Commission voted 2-2, rejecting the motion to allow GEO to turn two prisons into immigrant detention centers.

Hundreds protest, counter-protest expansion of immigration detention at McFarland Planning Commission meeting

January 27, 2020 / By and

Hundreds of people gathered outside the McFarland Veteran Memorial Hall last Tuesday to attend the City Planning Commission meeting, where people were set to discuss the possibility of expanding city permits to its immigrant detention capabilities.

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.