Vanessa Villalvazo

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Legendary McFarland runner Thomas Valles heading to NYC Marathon

November 15, 2021 / By

Thomas Valles is a McFarland legend who was at the forefront of the 1987 championship team and now coaches the girls cross country team at McFarland high school and will be participating in the 50th annual New York City Marathon.

Los fondos de bonos ayudan a liberar al solicitante de asilo salvadoreño

November 12, 2021 / By and

Después de pasar más de 1000 días lejos de su familia, y casi tres años bajo la custodia de ICE, por un crimen que no cometió, el padre Salvadoreño Willian finalmente pudo reunirse con su familia y comunidad el 25 de octubre.

Delano honors Filipino-American leader Larry Itliong

November 4, 2021 / By

On October 25 in Delano, Morningside Elementary revealed the mural of Filipino labor leader Larry Itliong at the school library. 

McFarland mobile clinic will provide health care services to students and families

November 2, 2021 / By

McFarland Unified School District, has now partnered with the Kern Community College District, Adventist Health, and Chevron to launch a mobile clinic.

Delano healthcare worker shares story on working through pandemic, COVID vaccine

October 28, 2021 / By

Elizabeth Gamboa, 24, was born and raised in Delano and has always had a passion for helping people while being in the medical field.

McFarland Unified School District partners with BC to offer early college program

October 3, 2021 / By

The McFarland Unified School District is partnering with Bakersfield College to offer students an early college program.

Kern County Public Health Department announces latest COVID-19 facts

September 30, 2021 / By

There are 382 newly reported confirmed cases in Kern County as of September 30, 2021. This brings the total of confirmed cases to 138, 615.

Preguntas y respuestas sobre el COVID-19 con el Doctor Shapiro

September 23, 2021 / By

United Against COVID-19 celebró un chat especial en vivo en Facebook con el Dr. Shapiro en español a través de la página de Facebook de Building Healthy Communities Kern el 2 de septiembre a partir de las 5 p.m.

Q&A: Myths and realities of the COVID-19 Vaccine with Dr. Shapiro

September 23, 2021 / By

The United Against COVID-19 held a special Facebook Live chat with Dr. Shapiro hosted in Spanish via Building Healthy Communities Kern’s Facebook page on September 2 from 5 p.m.

Groovy Foods brings health vegan options to Delano community

September 22, 2021 / By

Delano residents and cousins Erika Chavez and Leonela Lopez are spicing things up in their kitchen with a new business endeavor — Groovy Foods.