Delano, California

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Stockton . Although most of the valley is rural, it does contain MSAs (Metropolitan Statistical Area) (urban cities and suburbs) such as Delano (Delano, California), Fresno (Fresno, California), Bakersfield (Bakersfield, California), Stockton (Stockton, California), Modesto (Modesto, California), Visalia (Visalia, California), Porterville (Porterville, California), Merced (Merced, California), Madera (Madera, California), and Hanford (Hanford, California). Other

saw an influx of immigrants from Indochina following the War in Vietnam. These immigrants, the majority of whom are Hmong (Hmong people), Laotian (Lao people), Cambodian (Khmer people), and Vietnamese (Vietnamese people), have settled in the communities of Stockton, Modesto, Merced (Merced, California), and Fresno (Fresno, California). The Filipino American population is concentrated in Delano and Lathrop (Lathrop, California). thumb left 250px The Walter Stiern Library, CSUB (Image:Walter Stiern Library, CSUB.jpg) CSUB owes its founding to the Donahoe Higher Education Act of 1960 (California Master Plan for Higher Education), which formalized the creation of the CSU-system, initially as the "California State Colleges" system. The areas in the Southern San Joaquin Valley had been demanding a four-year university since the 1950s. After considering several locations, including nearby Delano (Delano, California) and parts of Kings (Kings County, California) and Tulare County (Tulare County, California), a steering committee decided on Bakersfield because at the time it was the largest isolated metropolitan area in the United States without a four-year university. Their decision was turned into a bill by Bakersfield's State Senator Walter W. Stiern, ratified by the California State Legislature and signed into law by Governor Edmund G. "Pat" Brown, Sr. (Pat Brown) 54 Woollomes Avenue – Delano (Delano, California) (SR 99 Bus. (California State Route 99 Business (Delano)) north) rowspan 2 58 rowspan 2 County Line Road – Delano (Delano, California) (SR 99 Bus. (California State Route 99 Business (Delano)) south) rowspan 2 The Delano name is also found across America where several places have been named in honor of a family member: * Delano, California named for Columbus Delano * Delano, Minnesota named for Francis R. Delano During his tenure as Secretary of the Interior, the town of Delano, California, founded on July 14, 1873, was named in his honor. On his resignation from Grant's cabinet, Delano returned to Mount Vernon where for the next twenty years he served as president of the First National Bank of Mount Vernon. A long time trustee of Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, where an LL. D degree had been conferred on him, he endowed Delano hall. His Lakeholm mansion, built in 1871 at the outskirts of Mount Vernon, is now part of Mount Vernon Nazarene University. '''Lake Isabella''' (also called '''Isabella Lake''' KKDJ's dominance as a rocker was compromised when KMGX changed format from top-40 to rock in 1989. In 1991, KKDJ changed format from album rock to alternative under the nickname "105.9 The Edge". This format lasted until January 1994, and KKDJ once again made a go at competing with KRZR, but that was also short lived. Note: not to be confused with another radio station KKDJ based in Delano (Delano, California) in Kern County, California.


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. The Voice of America once operated its largest, most powerful shortwave broadcast facility outside Delano at . However, the Voice of America ceased broadcasts in October 2007, citing a changing political mission, reduced budgets, and changes in technology.

Cincinnati. The Bethany Relay Station (Voice of America Bethany Relay Station) operated from 1944 to 1994. Other former sites include California (Dixon (Dixon, California), Delano (Delano, California)), Hawaii, Okinawa, Liberia, Costa Rica, and Belize. plot


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-institutionalized group quarters, and 10,719 (20.2%) were institutionalized. There were 10,260 households, out of which 6,535 (63.7%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 5,968 (58.2%) were opposite-sex married couples (marriage) living together, 2,089 (20.4%) had a female householder with no husband present, 894 (8.7%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 833 (8.1%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships (POSSLQ), and 61 (0.6%) same-sex partnerships same-sex


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Highway 155 (California State Route 155). The former towns of Isabella (Isabella, California) and Kernville (Kernville (former town), California) were flooded by the newly created reservoir. Born in Erie, Pennsylvania in 1951, she attended (see Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio, where, as an anti-war advocate, she was pursuing an education in non-violent social change. Within 3 months she was in Delano, California working for Cesar


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Delano (SR 99 Bus. (California State Route 99 Business (Delano)) north) rowspan 2 58 rowspan 2 County Line Road – Delano (Delano, California) (SR 99 Bus. (California State Route 99 Business (Delano)) south) rowspan 2 The Delano name is also found across America where several places have been named in honor of a family member: * Delano, California named for Columbus Delano * Delano, Minnesota named for Francis R. Delano During his tenure as Secretary


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Broadcasting Board of Governors pages 9 accessdate 2009-07-12 Delano's two school districts currently operate eight elementary schools, three middle schools, three comprehensive high schools and two alternative high schools. The city has its own police department and contracts with the Kern County Fire Department for fire services, EMS services are privately provided by local company, Delano Ambulance Service. History Delano was founded on July 14, 1869 as a railroad town. The name was officially given by the Southern Pacific Railroad in honor of Columbus Delano, KKDJ's dominance as a rocker was compromised when KMGX changed format from top-40 to rock in 1989. In 1991, KKDJ changed format from album rock to alternative under the nickname "105.9 The Edge". This format lasted until January 1994, and KKDJ once again made a go at competing with KRZR, but that was also short lived. Note: not to be confused with another radio station KKDJ based in Delano (Delano, California) in Kern County, California.


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Delano and inquired about the program. One officer then obtained permission to observe the Delano Police Department's special weapons and tactics units in action, and afterwards took what he had learned back to Los Angeles where his knowledge was used and expanded on to form the LAPD's own first SWAT unit. History In 1968,


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Nazarene University . '''Lake Isabella''' (also called '''Isabella Lake''' , often as a means of distinguishing it from the nearby town

first Craig coauthors Lilia Villanueva title The Fight in the Fields: Cesar Chavez and the Farmworkers Movement publisher Harvest HBJ Books year 1998 isbn 0-295-97984-4 page 203 KKDJ's dominance as a rocker was compromised when KMGX changed format from top-40 to rock in 1989. In 1991, KKDJ changed format from album rock to alternative under the nickname "105.9 The Edge". This format lasted until January 1994, and KKDJ once again made a go at competing with KRZR, but that was also short lived. Note: not to be confused with another radio station KKDJ based in Delano (Delano, California) in Kern County, California.


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Joaquin Valley . At the time, César Chavez' United Farm Workers union was staging numerous protests in Delano, both at cold storage facilities and outside non-supportive farm workers' homes on city streets. The Delano Police Department responded by forming ad-hoc units using special weapons and tactics. Television news stations and print media carried live and delayed reportage of these events across the United States. Personnel from the LAPD, having seen these broadcasts, contacted Delano and inquired about the program. One officer then obtained permission to observe the Delano Police Department's special weapons and tactics units in action, and afterwards took what he had learned back to Los Angeles where his knowledge was used and expanded on to form the LAPD's own first SWAT unit. History In 1968, KKDJ's dominance as a rocker was compromised when KMGX changed format from top-40 to rock in 1989. In 1991, KKDJ changed format from album rock to alternative under the nickname "105.9 The Edge". This format lasted until January 1994, and KKDJ once again made a go at competing with KRZR, but that was also short lived. Note: not to be confused with another radio station KKDJ based in Delano (Delano, California) in Kern County, California.


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thumb left 250px The Walter Stiern Library, CSUB CSUB owes its founding to the Donahoe Higher Education Act of 1960 (California Master Plan for Higher Education), which formalized the creation of the CSU-system, initially as the "California State Colleges" system. The areas in the Southern San Joaquin Valley had been demanding a four-year university since the 1950s. After considering several locations, including nearby Delano (Delano, California) and parts of Kings County

Delano, California

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'''Delano''' ( at an elevation of 315 feet (96 m). The population was 53,819 in 2011, up from 38,824 at the 2000 census. It is Kern County's second largest city after Bakersfield.

Agriculture is Delano's major industry. The area is particularly well known as a center for the growing of table grapes.

Delano's two school districts currently operate eight elementary schools, three middle schools, three comprehensive high schools and two alternative high schools. The city has its own police department and contracts with the Kern County Fire Department for fire services, EMS services are privately provided by local company, Delano Ambulance Service.

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