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Downey High School S.W.A.P. members

Downey High School S.W.A.P. members attended a Downey Chamber of Commerce breakfast event April 9 “to get an idea of what’s to come in the future.” S.W.A.P.  (Students […]

Residents inducted into Phi Kappa Phi

DOWNEY – Five Downey residents have been accepted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic […]

Sammi-Jo Dunphy

Sammi-Jo Dunphy was installed as the newest member of Downey Sertoma Club.   She is pictured at right with club president John McKinsey.   The Sertoma Club sponsors […]


Warren High School Humanitarian Society President Debora Jeong took first place at the Optimist International Area Oratorical Contest Tuesday night in South Gate.  She is pictured with Optimist […]

Free prom dresses for girls

DOWNEY – The Assisteens, the youth auxiliary of Assistance League of Downey, will host its fifth annual Glamour Gown giveaway event this Saturday, April 26, from 11 a.m. […]

Jessica Flores

Doty Middle School student Jessica Flores spent her spring break in Paris, and took along The Downey Patriot.   ********** Published: April 24, 2014 – Volume 13 – […]

Los Amigos Golf Course

Los Amigos Golf Course hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Saturday to introduce its newly-renovated golf and banquet facilities. ********** Published: April 24, 2014 – Volume 13 – Issue 02

Downey sailor promoted

DOWNEY – Navy Hospitalman Apprentice Ramon E. Grajales, son of Bonita Cuellar of Downey, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill. […]

Students see potential consequences of drunk driving

LYNWOOD – Lynwood High School students were presented with a harsh lesson in drunk driving this week, when three of their peers were “killed” during a mock car […]

International speech competition underway

DOWNEY – More than 14,000 Toastmasters clubs in over 122 countries have began their regional international speech competitions, which will culminate in a finals contest at the 2014 […]

Library’s April auction items revealed

DOWNEY – The Friends of the Downey City Library holds monthly silent book auctions to raise money in support of the various programs of the local library. Items […]

Crime Report

Thursday, April 10 At approximately 9:00 a.m., Downey officers assisted a local narcotics task force serving a search warrant at a residence in the 8600 block of Cheyenne. […]

Temple plans casino night

DOWNEY – Temple Ner Tamid will host a casino night and raffle – complete with poker, blackjack and craps with professional dealers – on Saturday, May 10, starting […]

Order of Eastern Star staying busy

DOWNEY – Under the leadership of Robin Logan, Worthy Matron and James Myers, Worthy Patron of Downey Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star have planned an […]

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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 […]

Bicyclists converging on Pasadena next month

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