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.
After spending more than 1000 days away from his family—and nearly three years in ICE custody— for a crime he didn’t commit, Salvadoran father Willian was finally able to reunite with his family and community on October 25 with help from a local coalition, the Rapid Response Network of Kern.
On October 25 in Delano, Morningside Elementary revealed the mural of Filipino labor leader Larry Itliong at the school library.
Larry Itliong immigrated to the United States from the Philippines in 1929 and immediately began working as a farm laborer.
Article written by Alfonso J Sierra, Assosciate Editor at El Popular. Original story in Spanish translation can be found on El Popular’s website.
La Guelaguetza is coming back to Kern County this weekend.
La Guelaguetza is a traditional Hispanic event meant to merit recognition to indigenous cultures.
Delano residents and cousins Erika Chavez and Leonela Lopez are spicing things up in their kitchen with a new business endeavor — Groovy Foods.