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Spaghetti dinner fundraiser

DOWNEY – The Downey Lions Club is hosting a spaghetti dinner fundraiser at So Cal Pizza in Norwalk on Tuesday, March 24, from 6-8 p.m. Dinner tickets are […]


Student arrested for posting online threat

DOWNEY – A Warren High freshman was arrested last week after threatening on Instagram that he would shoot up the campus. The threat appeared online March 11 and […]


Historian to speak on Edward Doheny

DOWNEY – Historian and biographer Nicholas Curry will be guest speaker at the Downey Historical Society’s next meeting March 26 at 7:30 p.m. at the Barbara Riley Center. […]


Woman jumps off bridge in suicide attempt

DOWNEY – A 25-year-old Downey woman is in critical condition after attempting to kill herself by jumping off the Florence Avenue overpass at the San Gabriel River, police […]


Apollo Park walking trail opens Saturday

DOWNEY – The city of Downey will hold a dedication ceremony for Apollo Park’s new walking trail this Saturday, March 21. The event is from 12-1:30 p.m., with […]


Phony contractors arrested at sting operation

GARDENA – Seventeen people were arrested at an undercover sting in Gardena this past weekend that targeted unlicensed contractors. More than seven dozen people may face criminal charges […]


Downey woman raising money for cancer research

DOWNEY – Downey resident and cancer survivor Berenise Guerrero is raising money as she campaigns to be the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s 2015 Woman of the Year. The […]


Bus transportation to Festival of Books

DOWNEY – The Friends of the Downey City Library is taking a bus to the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, which takes place Saturday, April 18, from […]


Silent book auction at library

DOWNEY – The following items are being auctioned by the Friends of the Downey City Library, with proceeds benefiting library programs: “Treasure Island, Kidnapped, Robinson Crusoe and Robin […]


Town hall meeting April 22

DOWNEY – Councilman Sean Ashton has announced he will hold a town hall meeting Wednesday, April 22, from 6-8 p.m. at the Barbara J. Riley Center. An event […]


Resident finishes triathlon

DOWNEY – Lifelong Downey resident Jim Fiala placed 10th in a triathlon last week, second in his age division. Fiala grew up on the island neighborhood with his […]


Man gets life for nightclub shooting

PICO RIVERA – A 22-year-old man was sentenced last week to 114 years to life in prison for a fatal shooting at a Pico Rivera nightclub. Sebastian Zazueta, […]


Wine tasting June 5

DOWNEY – A night of wine tasting, music and appetizers will be held June 5 at a private residence in Downey, with proceeds benefiting the Downey Lions Club. […]


Warren High’s Stay Connected club organized last week’s pizza-eating contest, which was a fundraiser for TLC. Photo by Marisa Vidal
Students gorge on pizza for a good cause

DOWNEY – Screams are heard everywhere, spectators stop to see what all the commotion is about, and wonder…why on earth are students chowing down a whole box of […]


Students compete in ‘CodeWars’

DOWNEY – A team of Warren High students traveled to Palo Alto last Saturday to compete in the 2015 Hewlett-Packard CodeWars. Warren was the only public school from […]


Free tax help for eligible households

CERRITOS – Residents with household incomes of $53,000 or less can receive free tax preparation and filing services Thursday, April 2, at ABC Adult School in Cerritos. The […]


UPS driver honored

DOWNEY – Raudel Montes, a Downey resident and delivery driver for UPS, was recently inducted into the company’s “Circle of Honor” for 25 years of accident-free driving. Montes […]


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Three generations of Tubbs

Damian Alexander Tubbs was born March 3, becoming Downey’s newest resident. It was an extra special day because March 3 is also the birthday of his father, Darren […]


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Downey Police Department detectives spoke at Downey Los Amigos Kiwanis

Downey Police Department detectives Jerry Price and Mark Galindo were the guest speakers at this week’s Downey Los Amigos Kiwanis meetings. The detectives offered several tips on how […]


Roy Anthony Shabla will read work live

DOWNEY – This edition of Poetry Matters – Thursday, March 19, at Stay Gallery – will feature Downey poet and artist Roy Anthony Shabla. His poetry will be […]