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Sanchez finishes basic training

DOWNEY – Air Force Airman Brian K. Sanchez graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio – Lackland. Sanchez completed an eight-week program that included training […]


ABWA hosts ‘Women of the Go’ conference

DOWNEY – Motivational speaker Bobbie Gee was guest speaker at the American Business Women’s Association Southern California Council’s “Women on the Go” conference last month at the Rio […]


This painting by Irish artist Anne Rigney is one of several to be on exhibit at Stay Gallery starting April 25.
Irish artist plans Downey exhibit

DOWNEY – Irish artist Anne Rigney, whose paintings hang in public and private collections around the world, will be exhibiting at Stay Gallery later this month. Rigney has […]


City Hall debuts free WiFi

DOWNEY – Free WFi is now available at City Hall and the library, officials have announced. After joining the “TWC WiFi” network and accepting the terms of services, […]


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Assistance League of Downey President Florence Towers and Terry Murphy

Assistance League of Downey President Florence Towers and Terry Murphy, left, help paint the Assistance League’s Second Tyme Around Shoppe at 11026 Downey Ave. during extensive renovations of […]


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Heather Boggs and Anthony Madden

Heather Boggs, daughter of Garth and Cathy Boggs of Downey, and Anthony Madden, son of Lupe Madden of Chino, were married a year ago on April 13, 2013. […]


Students make dean’s list

DOWNEY – Downey residents and Azusa Pacific University students Karen Robles, Nicole Dobson and Jocelyn Orozco have made the academic Dean’s List at APU. To make the Dean’s […]


Parks have spring break programs

DOWNEY – Children ages 6-12 can spend their spring break at Downey parks, a free daily program from 12-5 p.m. Kids will enjoy an outdoor program that includes […]


Crime Report

Friday, March 28 At 10:15 p.m., officers responded to Dominoes Pizza (7870 Imperial Hwy) regarding a robbery investigation. Officers spoke to employees who reported a male had gone […]


Popular poet reads work in Downey

DOWNEY – Brian Tracey read some of his newest poetry at a Poetry Matters event last week at Stay Gallery. The event celebrated National Poetry Month, established in […]


Chihuahua adoptions half-off

DOWNEY – Chihuahuas and Chihuahua mixes can be adopted for half-price at SEAACA on Saturday, May 3, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Regular adoption fees range from […]


Garcia proposes political ethics bills

DOWNEY – Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia presented five political conduct and ethics bills before the Assembly Elections Committee last week. Garcia presented the following bills: AB 1673 – Eliminating […]


Quilt historian to speak

DOWNEY – Leah Zieber, a well-known quilter and quilt historian, will be guest speaker at the Los Angeles County Quilters Guild this Wednesday, April 16, at the Woman’s […]


Mega business mixer April 22

NORWALK – Ten chambers of commerce are expected to participate in Cerritos College’s “Mega Mixer” on Tuesday, April 22, from 5-7 p.m. in the Student Center. Admission is […]


City has volunteer opportunities

DOWNEY – The city of Downey has volunteer opportunities available for middle school and high school students. High school students assist within City Hall’s various department offices, including […]


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SEAACA’s Pet of the Week Toni

Toni, a 2-year-old black and white Domestic short-hair, is SEAACA’s Pet of the Week. Toni weighs 10 pounds and is calm, sweet and enjoys cuddling. She has already […]


Workshops at space center

DOWNEY – The Columbia Memorial Space Center will be hosting student workshops on rocketry, robotics and space April 17-19. All workshops are from 10 a.m. to noon and […]


Financial workshop at Apollo Park

DOWNEY – A “financial fortitude” workshop offering tips on financial planning, bankruptcy filing, living trusts, life insurance and more will be held Saturday, April 26, from 11 a.m. […]


Downey residents charged in attack on Marines

DOWNEY – Two Downey residents were arrested this week in connection with an early-morning fight outside a Huntington Beach bar in which three Marines were stabbed. Authorities said […]


Comedy fundraiser

DOWNEY – The World Famous Comedy Store in Hollywood is hosting a fundraiser May 18 to benefit TJ’s Dream Team, a foundation established in memory of Warren High […]