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071714-15-02
Tiffany Ashton

Tiffany Ashton, a 2014 graduate of Warren High School, went to Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind. to register for classes and tour the campus. She took along […]


Summer of cycling update

DOWNEY – Downey’s summer of cycling continues on the heels of June’s successful all-day “Rock N’ Ride” event, which featured the city’s first annual “Tour de Downey,” at […]


071714-15-03
Century 21 My Real Estate blood drive

Century 21 My Real Estate held a successful blood drive on July 1, attracting “a strong showing of agents from My Real Estate Company and community supporters.” “This […]


Crime Report

Friday, July 4 The 4th of July is the busiest day of the year for the Downey Police Department. On this day, from 6:00 p.m. to midnight, we […]


071714-03-02
SEAACA’s Pet of the Week - Palmer

Palmer, a 1-year-old tan and white terrier mix, is SEAACA’s Pet of the Week. Palmer is easy going and mellow, and also neutered. His impound number is 14-28923; […]


Downey Police gets $20K grant

DOWNEY – The Downey Police Department has been awarded a $20,000 grant for its continuing efforts to prevent alcohol sales to minors. Downey PD applied for the grant […]


Downey- May 17th, 2014 - Green Olive Mediterranean cuisine celeb
Green Olive two-year anniversary

Downey Councilman Mario Guerra and former Mrs. California Kari Volen were among the special guests at a two-year anniversary celebration at Green Olive restaurant. The free event also […]


Fundraising trip to San Manuel

DOWNEY – Pro Networkers of Downey is sponsoring a trip to San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino on Friday, July 25. A bus will leave from the Embassy […]


Food festival deadline is Monday

DOWNEY – The city of Downey has extended its deadline to July 21 for restaurants wanting to participate in the International Food Festival. Formerly known as the Taste […]


071714-08-03
John Paul Drayer

John Paul Drayer stands in front of the L.A. County Registrar-Recorder’s Office on the first day to file for one of three open seats on the Cerritos College […]


Greek fraternity hosts convention

DOWNEY – Former Downey resident Sylvia Contreras represented Zeta Tau Alpha Fraternity’s Long Beach Alumnae Chapter at the organization’s 52nd national and 41st international convention in Los Angeles […]


071714-15-01
Claudia de Leon and Lauren Camarena travel to Brazil

Downey residents Claudia de Leon (a realtor and president of Soroptimist International of Downey) and Lauren Camarena (a student) traveled to Brazil last month to support the U.S. […]


Ice skating camp for deaf children

WESTMINSTER – The second annual Sertoma Fantasy Ice Skating Camp for deaf and hard-of-hearing children will take place Aug. 18-21 at The Rinks in Westminster. Registration fee is […]


071714-09-01
Dr. John Garcia was guest speaker at the Downey Los Amigos Kiwanis

DUSD Superintendent Dr. John Garcia was guest speaker at the Downey Los Amigos Kiwanis meeting last week, where he spoke of the school district’s mission and values, and […]


Lawmaker travels to Central America

DOWNEY – Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia was in Central America on a “fact-finding mission” this week to explore the state’s options in response to the thousands of unaccompanied children […]


071714-08-01
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Women’s Guild

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Women’s Guild has announced its 2014 scholarship winners, who all happen to be from OLPH School. The guild holds fundraisers throughout the year […]


Waste collection Saturday

DOWNEY – City Hall will be collecting household hazardous/electronic waste this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Items that can be dropped off include paints, glues, pesticides, […]


Casino night fundraiser

DOWNEY – The Downey Rose Float Association will be hosting a Western-style casino night at the Gold Rush Camp at Knott’s Berry Farm on Saturday, Aug. 2, from […]


L.A. County awards $4.5M to local arts organizations

LOS ANGELES – More than $4.5 million in grants were awarded to 180 L.A. County arts organizations, officials announced last week. Grant amounts range from $3,600 to $233,300. […]


071714-08-02
Kravig graduates CHP academy

DOWNEY – Elizabeth Sarah Kravig, of Downey, has completed the 27-week cadet training course at the California Highway Patrol (CHP) Academy. She is assigned to duty at the […]