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Downey's Diego Ramirez joins battle against MS

DOWNEY – Downey resident Diego Ramirez is literally painting himself orange as he raises money for multiple sclerosis research. Ramirez got behind the cause after a close friend, […]

‘Walk and talk’ with legislator May 3

CERRITOS – Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia will host her next “walk and talk” on Saturday, May 3, at Liberty Park in Cerritos. Starting at 8 a.m., constituents can chat […]

Fundraiser at BJ’s

DOWNEY – BJ’s Restaurant at Stonewood Center is hosting a fundraiser Monday to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Between 12 p.m. and midnight, anyone who produces an […]

Cerritos chamber hosting golf tournament

CERRITOS – The Fiesta on the Fairways Golf Classic benefiting the Cerritos Regional Chamber of Commerce will take place May 5 at Los Coyotes Country Club Golf Course […]

Crime Report

Thursday, April 3 At 12:25 a.m., officers responded to the 7600 block of Cecilia regarding a traffic collision involving a fire hydrant that was sheered off. During the […]

Church to perform “Thorn”

DOWNEY – Vine Christian Community, a non denominational church that meets at Desert Reign Church in Downey, will host performances of “Risen: A Thorn Easter Experience” this weekend. […]

Bicyclists converging on Pasadena next month

Pasadena’s Bike Week features community rides, city tours, movie nights, and more.

Students honored at CSULB

DOWNEY – Downey residents and Cal State Long Beach students Andrea Gamboz and Anthony Yassa have made the Dean’s List and President’s Honor List respectively. To make the […]

City buys new ambulances

DOWNEY – The city has purchased four new vehicles to replace the Downey Fire Department’s aging ambulance fleet and incident command vehicles. The purchases include a 604 Command […]

Bosco Tech offering summer courses

ROSEMEAD – Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) will offer academic enrichment and review courses this summer, as well as sports camps, to boys and girls from middle […]

Rodney Allen Rippy

Former child actor Rodney Allen Rippy visited the Rotary Club of Downey this week. Rippy had numerous film and television roles in the 70s and 80s, and as […]

Ophthalmologist offers new diagnostic testing

DOWNEY – Downey-based Dr. Brian Brown has become the first ophthalmologist in California to offer allergy matrix advanced allergy testing to his patients. The testing has been offered […]

Religious leaders pray for peace

Peace Conference draws religious leaders of multiple faiths.

Former Bell city manager gets 12 years in prison

BELL – Robert Rizzo, Bell’s former chief administrative officer and the leading conspirator in a massive public corruption scheme, was sentenced Wednesday to a maximum 12 years in […]

E-waste collection April 26

DOWNEY – Hometown Hardware and Garden is hosting an e-waste event Saturday, April 26, where local residents can safely dispose of unwanted electronics such as computers, printers, televisions […]

Earth Day at Norwalk Library

NORWALK – The Norwalk Library will celebrate Earth Day this Wednesday with a program specifically for tweens. Kids ages 8-12 can decorate miniature flower pots and plant seeds […]

West Middle School’s jazz band

West Middle School’s jazz band placed seventh out of approximately 28 schools at the Reno Jazz Festival this past weekend.   It was a big improvement for the […]

Space center hosting ‘Family Fun Night’

DOWNEY – The Columbia Memorial Space Center will host a robotics-themed “Family Fun Night” on Saturday, April 26. From 6-9 p.m., the center will host classes featuring the […]

Bike rides, concert this June

DOWNEY – The city’s first “Rock-N-Ride” event, a combination music festival and bicycle ride, will take place June 14 in Downey. The event begins with the Tour De […]

Police collecting unwanted medication

DOWNEY – The Downey Police Department will be collecting unused and unwanted prescription drugs at a take-back event Saturday, April 26, outside the police station. Residents can drop […]