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Residents asked to complete survey

DOWNEY – Downey residents are being asked to complete an online survey to guide the city’s management and development of local parks, recreation facilities and programs. The online […]

The Adamsons in Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks

The Adamsons spent the first two days of the New Year in the snow and cold in Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks. From left: Heather, Evan, Annie, […]

Volunteers needed to count Downey’s homeless

DOWNEY – Volunteers are needed to help count Downey’s homeless population Jan. 27. The count will take place from 8-11 p.m. Volunteers will show up at the deployment […]

Downey Los Amigos Kiwanis

Dr. Kennetth Ferraro, DDS, pays a fine for not shaking a member’s hand at this week’s Downey Los Amigos Kiwanis meeting. The club meets Wednesdays at 7 a.m. […]

Walk for Life returns March 7

LONG BEACH – Registration is now open for the fifth annual Walk for Life, taking place at Shoreline Park in Long Beach on March 7. The event is […]

UCLA alumni group honored by Maywood

MAYWOOD – The Southeast Bruins were honored Wednesday by the mayor and council members for the city of Maywood for their community service efforts. Mayor Eddie De La […]

Adult school’s Kelly Holt is guest speaker

DOWNEY – Kelly Holt, department chair and administrative coordinator at Downey Adult School, will be guest speaker at the Jan. 21 meeting of the Eldorado Chapter of the […]

Music festival seeks artists

DOWNEY – The 23rd annual Songfest, a multicultural concert festival and art exhibit, will take place March 21 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Artists […]

Aceves finishes basic training

DOWNEY – Army Pvt. Abigail E. Aceves has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, Aceves studied the […]

Pet adoption sale Feb. 14

DOWNEY – Adoption prices for dogs and cats will be discounted to $14 on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14. The discounted adoption fee includes spay and neuter, microchip, first […]

Lions Club selling stuffed lions

DOWNEY – The Downey Lions Club is selling commemorative stuffed lions for $5 as it raises money for Downey’s hosting of Special Olympics athletes later this summer. As […]

Wedding coordinator wins award

DOWNEY – Downey native Marcie De Leon, owner of The Cucumber Bride wedding planning service, received one of the wedding industry’s top honors recently – the Wedding Wire […]

Cemetery hosting clothing drive

WHITTIER – Rose Hills Memorial Park will be hosting a clothing drive March 22 during its veterans resource fair, with donations going to Working Wardrobes, a nonprofit that […]

YMCA opens kids programs to non-members

DOWNEY – The Downey YMCA announced this week that its youth programs and classes are now open to all children, regardless of whether they belong to the Y. […]

Students named to Dean’s List

DOWNEY – Two Arizona State University students from Downey have been named to the school’s Dean’s List. Ismael Garcia and Mercedes Santana each are undergraduate students who earned […]

Winter clothing sought for homeless

DOWNEY – A local nonprofit group is collecting donations as it works to deliver winter gear to the homeless population. Every fourth Sunday of the month, L.A. on […]

Lynwood gets 11-year-old mayor--for one day

Lynwood launches “Kid Mayor” program to get students involved in local government.

Library story night

DOWNEY – The Downey City Library will be hosting “Family Story Night” on Thursday, Jan. 15, from 6:30-7 p.m. The volunteer-led program is for children ages 3-7 and […]

Michael Cooper named keynote speaker

Retired Lakers shooting guard will deliver keynote address at Bellflower awards ceremony.

Sean McGrew graduated from the Los Angeles County Fire Academy

Sean McGrew, son of Larry and Chris McGrew of Downey, graduated from the Los Angeles County Fire Academy on Dec. 19. Pictured are his immediate family, just six […]