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  1. Tayaba, Lucille MartelRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Visalia Times-Delta

    ... she is survived by; Sally Tayaba-Blagg of Tulare, CA, Melanie Tayaba-Harper of Indian Wells, CA, Yolanda Tayaba of Delano, CA, Amanda Tayaba-Ochoa of Indio, CA, and Leilani Tayaba of Sacramento, CA. In addition, she is also survived by 8 ...


  2. For the recordRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 3 | Los Angeles Times

    ... cents a kilowatt-hour. Grape strike: In the Sept. 27 California section, an article about the 50th anniversary of the Delano, Calif., grape strike gave Lorraine Agtang's age as 54. She is 64.


  3. 7-year-old girl missing from DelanoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 3 |

    Officials with The Delano Police Department are trying to locate 7-year-old Melody Villareal since she was reported missing on Saturday morning. Delano officials say Villareal was last seen playing in the 2200-2300 block of Princeton Street across the street from her home, at about 9 a.m. She was reported missing to police at about 1:00 P.M and was last seen wearing a pink top.


  4. UFW -- Women Heroes in the ShadowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | The Huffington Post

    Fifty years ago on Mexico's Independence Day, September 16, 1965, the primarily Latino farm workers union joined the primarily Filipino agricultural workers union in the nation's first successful farm workers strike. Over the following five years, workers walked from the fields, Cesar Chavez repeatedly fasted and led a march across California from Delano to Sacramento.


  5. For the recordRead the original story

    Monday Sep 28 | Los Angeles Times

    ... cents a kilowatt-hour. Grape strike: An article in the Sept. 27 California section about the 50th anniversary of the Delano, Calif., grape strike gave Lorraine Agtang's age as 54. She is 64. Probation foster care: An article in Sept. 28 Section A ...


  6. Hundreds mark anniversary of farmworkers' labor movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 27 | Cybercast News Service

    ... Cesar Chavez led to an international boycott and the creation of United Farm Workers. (AP Photo, George Brich, File) DELANO, Calif. (AP) - About 1,000 people gathered in California on Saturday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the labor strike ...


  7. Farm workers celebrate anniversary of labor movement in DelanoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 26 | The Fresno Bee

    Paul F. Chavez, son of Cesar Chavez and president of the Cesar Chavez Foundation, speaks at the 50th anniversary of the Delano Grape Strike on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015, in Delano.


  8. Grape strikers & boycotters mark 50 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 | El Observador

    26 just outside Delano at the farm workers' "Forty Acres" complex, now a National Historic Landmark.


  9. Former United Farm Workers volunteer looks back on Delano grape strike 50 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 24 | The Fresno Bee

    ... Boss" on top of a truck along Highway 99 in 1966. It all started Sept. 8, 1965. Filipino farmworkers walked out on Delano grape growers to protest years of poor pay and working conditions. The strike lasted more than five years and grew to include ...


  10. Good men, not worst of the worstRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 22 | San Francisco Bay View

    ... and ended endless solitary confinement in California! - Art: Criss Garcia, J-93559, KVSP B6-113, P.O. Box 1502, Delano CA 93216 I had the honor to be amongst the prestigious class of good men of all walks of life during the historic hunger strike in ...


  11. ESPN College Gameday Segment on Lawrence PhillipsRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 19 | Corn Nation

    ESPN College Gameday did a segment on Lawrence Phillips. Phillips is currently serving 30 years for felony assault at Kern Valley State Prison in Delano, California, a place he described as "a jungle".


  12. Grapes Of Wrath: The Forgotten Filipinos Who Led A Farmworker RevolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 19 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... boycott of table grapes. But there's a part of that movement's history that's rarely told - and it traces back to Delano, Calif., a pretty typical hot, dry farm community. While the United Farm Workers and Cesar Chavez are widely known for leading a ...


  13. Dolores Huerta on civil justice: a oeWe dona t have to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 18 | SFGate

    ... cofounding the National Farm Worker's Association with civil rights activist Caesar Chavez, as well as aiding in the Delano grape strike of 1965, protesting the low wages of Pilipino-American and Mexican-American farmworkers. In her lifetime, Huerta ...


  14. 50 years ago, Cesar Chavez led a crusade to unite and empower farmworkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 16 | Los Angeles Times

    On a Thursday night 50 years ago, at the height of the table grape harvest in California's Central Valley, hundreds of Mexican American farmworkers crowded expectantly into a Delano church hall. Most had worked their usual shifts in the vineyards, and many had stopped off after work at celebrations to mark Mexican Independence Day.


  15. Bonta commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Delano Grape StrikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Weekend Balita

    Assemblymember Rob Bonta commemorated the 50th Anniversary of the Delano Grape Strike of 1965 this week on the floor of the Assembly, describing the critical collaboration between Filipino and Latino farm workers and leaders during the genesis of the California farm labor movement. "Fifty years ago, on the evening of September 7th, the Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee , led by Filipino leaders Larry Itliong, Philip Vera Cruz and others, met in the Filipino Community Hall in Delano, California, to make the brave decision to strike for improved wages and working conditions," Bonta explained.


  16. San Jose Stage Company to Stage California Premiere of RFKRead the original story

    Friday Sep 11 |

    ... of the United Farm Worker's Union, which merged with the Filipino-led, National Farm Workers Association, during the Delano Grape Boycott (1965-1970). In 1968 Kennedy traveled to Delano, California in support of Chavez, President of the UFW. There ...


  17. Two die near Terra Bella when car hits truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 10 | The Fresno Bee

    ... on evidence found at the scene, the CHP said. About 2:45 p.m. Wednesday, the driver of a Freightliner truck from Delano was heading south on Road 192 and was north of Road 88 when he saw the Toyota heading toward him as it tried to pass other cars. ...


  18. Fresnoa s oldest peace group celebrates 50th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 10 | The Fresno Bee

    ... reading "Think before you register for the draft" were destroyed by city officials. Murphy, while working with a Delano satirical newspaper called El Malcriado , or The Disobedient, was arrested in Tulare County as she protested alongside Dolores ...


  19. Treadway: New novel looks at forgotten part farm labor movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 9 | Contra Costa Times

    A pivotal time in the history of the farm labor movement that took and the forgotten contributions to it by Filipino-Americans are revisited in a new novel by El Cerrito author Patty Enrado. "A Village in the Fields," a debut novel by Enrado that looks at the Delano grape strike in Central California a half century ago, will be officially launched at a reception at 3 p.m. Sept.


  20. Police: Cops Fired Into Car Not Knowing Infant Was InsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... realize there was an infant in the back seat of the car until after the gunfire stopped, police said Tuesday. Angelo Delano Perry, a 35-year-old Virginia Beach resident with an extensive criminal history, and 28-year-old postal carrier India Kager ...