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Police make arrest in stabbing

DOWNEY − Downey police have arrested a man in connection with a stabbing and attempted carjacking earlier this month. Police responded to the 10000 block of Lakewood Boulevard […]


Volunteer openings at Kaiser

DOWNEY – Kaiser Permanente hospital in Downey has volunteer opportunities, including in its hospital and hospice. Hospital volunteers work as concierges, greeters and way-finders. Volunteers must be at […]


Downey library Story Times return next week

DOWNEY – Story Times resume at the Downey City Library on May 26 at 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. after a brief break for the Memorial Day holiday. […]


Photo exhibit offers global perspective

DOWNEY – On April 17, Stay Gallery showcased Virginia Yunes’s photographs of her travels through third world countries such as Brazil and Africa. Her photographs represent her message […]


Mario Mireles graduates basic training

DOWNEY – Army Pvt. Mario Mireles has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Benning, Ga. During the nine-week training period, Mireles received instruction in drill and ceremony, […]


Tickets on sale for historical society luncheon

DOWNEY – Tickets are on sale for the Downey Historical Society’s 50th anniversary luncheon June 27 at 11:30 am. at the Rio Hondo Event Center. Tickets are $20 […]


St. John Bosco graduation Saturday

BELLFLOWER – St. John Bosco High School will graduate its 60th senior class this Saturday, May 23. Celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2015, St. John Bosco was founded […]


Warren High students pass college animation test

DOWNEY – Warren High recently sent a group of 10 animation students to Mount San Antonio College to participate in a college-level animation course. All 10 students passed […]


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Downey space camp includes field trips, hands-on activities

DOWNEY – Adults. Read this with the young people in your life. Young people. You may have to read this to your adults. This summer, leave school – […]


ABWA celebrates its 50th anniversary

DOWNEY – The Eldorado Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association celebrated its 50th anniversary of “helping women one woman at a time” on April 15 at the […]


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Nursing home hires new executive director

BELLFLOWER – Bel Tooren Villa Convalescent Hospital, a skilled nursing and rehab facility in Bellflower, is welcoming a new executive director, Trent Weaver. Weaver most recently served as […]


Social Security rep is guest speaker

DOWNEY – The National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees Southeast Chapter 482 will have its monthly meeting at noon on May 27 at the Barbara Riley […]


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Downey resident Henry Lee celebrating 100th birthday

DOWNEY – Family and friends from across the country will gather to celebrate Henry Lee’s 100th birthday on May 23 at the Embassy Suites hotel in Downey. Henry […]


Downey student named PIH Volunter of the Year

DOWNEY – Kimberly Quiroz has been named Volunteer of the Year by PIH Health Hospital in Downey. She is the first student to receive the award. The award […]


Memorial Day event at Bastards

DOWNEY – Bastards BBQ is holding a Memorial Day commemoration event Monday from 12-10 p.m. The event includes an outdoor beer garden, live musical performances, veterans resource booths, […]


Online school information session

DOWNEY – California Connections Academy @ Capistrano, a tuition-free online public school, will host an information session May 28 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Barbara Riley Center, where […]


Downey hosting two Memorial Day commemorations

DOWNEY – The city of Downey is hosting a pair of public Memorial Day events Monday. The first event begins at 11 a.m. at the Downey Cemetery. The […]


Cerritos has saved 815 million gallons of water by recycling

CERRITOS – Long before Governor Jerry Brown declared a statewide drought emergency in California in 2014 and imposed mandatory water restrictions throughout the state in April 2015, Cerritos […]


KNX to broadcast live from Downey June 12

DOWNEY – KNX 1070 will be broadcasting live from Porto’s Bakery June 12 starting at 1 p.m., as part of its “KNX On Your Corner” series on Southern […]


Volunteers sought for Rancho event

DOWNEY – Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center needs volunteers for its third annual wheelchair basketball tournament at Apollo Park on May 30. Morning and afternoon shifts are […]