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Movie night at church

DOWNEY – First Presbyterian Church of Downey is hosting a family movie night May 9. “Madagascar Penguins” will be shown starting at 6 p.m. There will also be […]

Mayor Luis Marquez

Mayor Luis Marquez has been appointed by Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins to serve on the San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy (RMC). The governing […]

Students make Dean’s List

DOWNEY – Five Downey residents have been named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2014 semester at Biola University. Those students are Carlos Aparicio, Nina Austria, Hannah […]

Students make Phi Kappa Phi

DOWNEY – Several Downey residents were recently initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic […]

Downey Adult School golf tournament May 18

DOWNEY – The Downey Adult School will host its inaugural Golf Tournament on May 18 as it raises money to support scholarships for career vocational training. The best […]

Library fundraiser at Cafe Opa

DOWNEY – The Friends of the Downey City Library is hosting a fundraiser at Cafe Opa on Wednesday, May 6, with proceeds going to support the library’s many […]

WWII books on sale in the library

DOWNEY – With the 70th anniversary of Germany’s surrender to end World War II, the Friends of the Downey City Library has accumulated a collection of WWII books […]

“Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Downey PTA”

The annual Downey Council PTA HSA awards dinner was held at the Rio Hondo Event Center on Tuesday night. Volunteers for all 19 schools were honored for their […]

Church hosting rummage sale

DOWNEY – Downey Memorial Christian Church will have a rummage sale this Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. A variety of items will be available, including clothes. Proceeds […]

Church celebrates Mother’s Day

DOWNEY – Vine Christian Fellowship will host a Mother’s Day celebration May 10 starting at 12:45 p.m. Following a bilingual sermon by Pastor Aaron Gurrola, a photogrpaher will […]

Woman’s Club fashion show May 16

DOWNEY – The Woman’s Club of Downey will host its annual fashion show fundraiser, featuring exclusive styles by Draper’s and Damon’s, on Saturday, May 16, from 11 a.m. […]

Spring concert at Rancho Los Amigos

DOWNEY – Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center invites the public to its Performance Arts of Rancho 15th anniversary spring concert, “Let’s Celebrate,” Friday, May 1, from 4-6 […]

Pioneer High to honor 50-year dance instructor

WHITTIER – Marilynn Littlefield, who has been at the helm of Pioneer High School’s award- and championship-winning Dance/Drill Team for 50 years, will be honored for her dedicated […]

Memorial Day commemoration at Downey Cemetery

DOWNEY – Downey Cemetery will host a Memorial Day ceremony Monday, May 25, at 11 a.m. The ceremony will feature remarks by Downey Cemetery District trustees, a wreath-laying […]

Downey High School KIWIN’S Club

The Downey High School KIWIN’S Club attended the 39th annual California-Nevada-Hawaii District KIWIN’S Convention, held April 17-19 at the Warner Center Marriott in the city of Woodland Hills […]

The World Famous Comedy Store

The World Famous Comedy Store in Hollywood is hosting a fundraiser May 3 to benefit TJ’s Dream Team, a foundation established in memory of Warren High School graduate […]

Woman’s Club fashion show May 16

DOWNEY – The Woman’s Club of Downey will host its annual fashion show fundraiser, featuring exclusive styles by Draper’s and Damon’s, on Saturday, May 16, from 11 a.m. […]

Downey woman working to make cruises safer

DOWNEY – Georgia Gonos Ananias, a former teacher and principal in the Downey Unified School District, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the International Cruise […]

Apollo Park facilities closed Friday

DOWNEY – Due to a scheduled Southern California Edison power outage, several city facilities will be closed Friday, April 24. Closures include the Barbara J. Riley Community and […]

Church parking lot sale

DOWNEY – The Moravian Church of Downey will host a parking lot sale Saturday, May 2, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. The church is located at 10337 […]