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Deli owner left on the hook after lottery theft

DOWNEY – According to co-owner Mark Johnson, business at the Hall of Fame Market and Deli has been steadily improving since the store opened 2 1/2 years ago on Downey Avenue, next to St. ...


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PIH marking one year in Downey

DOWNEY – PIH Health Hospital-Downey will celebrate its one-year anniversary with a special event Saturday, Oct. 18, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free flu shots will be offered on a ...


Senate candidates clash in debate

DOWNEY − The one and only political debate between former Assemblyman Tony Mendoza and Downey Councilman Mario Guerra dissolved into a shouting match on Monday as the two candidates ...


Women’s Conference returning to Downey

DOWNEY – One of the most anticipated women’s events of the year in Downey is almost here. The Rancho Research Institute and the Rancho Los Amigos Foundation will present a lineup of ...


Stroke prevention seminar adds 100 slots

DOWNEY – Due to overwhelming demand, 100 reservation slots have been added so that more members of the local community can attend the final Downey Primary Stroke Prevention Seminar of the ...


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PIH marking one year in Downey

DOWNEY – PIH Health Hospital-Downey will celebrate its one-year anniversary with a special event Saturday, Oct. 18, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free flu shots will be offered on a ...


Downey students chosen to perform

DOWNEY – Students from Gauldin and Ward elementary schools will perform at the 36th Annual Very Special Arts Festival Friday  morning at the Music Center in downtown Los Angeles. The ...


Cuban-themed concert event Wednesday

DOWNEY – Downey’s rooftop concert series in Downtown Downey will draw to a close Wednesday with “Havana Nights,” a Cuban-themed concert that begins at 7 p.m. on the top floor of the ...


Features

My Aunt

Dulce Ruelos was raised among her extended family after her mother passed away at a young age. One aunt in particular influenced the lives of many in Dulce’s community in the Philippines. ...


Football in Shades of Gray

Cynthia Vanasse is a new member of the class known for her positive outlook on life and satirical commentary. In this essay, she reflects on her lifelong enjoyment of football and some ...


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Coming Home: Juan F. Higuera

DOWNEY – The “Best of the Best” is what can be said about the United States Marine Corps’ Juan F. Higuera. In June of 1999, Juan made the life-changing decision to become a United ...


Obituaries

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Celebration of life for Cecilia (Cel) Kimberly

A celebration of life for Cecilia (Cel) Kimberly will be held at Furman Park on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 1-4 p.m. There will be a potluck (drinks provided); guests are asked to bring ...


April 18, 1924 (Good Friday) to October 5, 2014
Norman Ewart Horney

Norman Horney (aka Dad, Brother, Uncle, G'pa, Friend) passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday October 5, 2014 at his residence in Downey, CA. A native to the UK, he was a Captain ...


August 2, 1955 - October 4, 2014
Deborah Ann Hughes Fitzsimmons

Born August 2, 1955 in Pratt, Kansas, and left us way to soon on October 4, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. A graduate of Warren Classs of '73.  Debbie married Michael ...


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