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Stolen Norwalk sculpture

A bronze sculpture valued at $18,500 was stolen from the Norwalk Civic Center, authorities said Tuesday. The sculpture, which depicts a young girl waving her hand, was dedicated […]

DUSD open enrollment starts Monday

DOWNEY – Open enrollment at the Downey Unified School District, also known as “school of choice,” opens this Monday. Downey parents with children who reside within DUSD boundaries […]

Retired police officer to speak

DOWNEY – Retired Santa Ana police officer John Reed will be guest speaker at the Downey Christian Women’s Club’s Feb. 11 meeting at Los Amigos Country Club. The […]

Oral history on African American history

DOWNEY – Expert storyteller Michael McCarty will be at the Downey City Library this Wednesday telling folk tales, historical and personal stories revealing the struggles, joys and beauty […]

Nordstrom Rack opening in Cerritos

CERRITOS – Nordstrom Rack, a division of Nordstrom department store that offers customers a wide selection of clothing, accessories and shoes at discount prices, is scheduled to open […]

Sign-ups begin for Downey 5K

DOWNEY – Registration is now open for the third annual Healthy Downey 5K benefitting the TLC Family Resource Center. The run/walk is Saturday, April 18, and begins at […]

The Downey Lions Club

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 an official […]

City launches stroller fitness class

DOWNEY – Downey’s Parks and Recreation Department has announced a new class, “Total Body Stroller Fitness,” with sessions beginning Feb. 6, March 13 and April 17. Classes are […]

Law firm hosts presentation on federal immigration

DOWNEY – A Downey law firm is hosting a free presentation Jan. 31 regarding President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, followed by a question and answer session. The […]

Norwalk school district starts planning bond spending

NORWALK – The Board of Education, during a study session on Jan. 15, directed staff to prepare three to four proposals that package potential projects with the District’s […]

Energy Resource Center

On Thursday, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) held a meeting at the Energy Resource Center in Downey with a group of the 40th Congressional District’s city council members and […]

Lorine Parks introducing Rosalie Sciortino

My wife and I went to the Stay Gallery for this month’s meeting of Poetry Matters. This is Lorine Parks on the left, the curator of Poetry Matters, […]

U.S. Conference of Mayors Winter Meeting

This week, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) welcomed Downey Mayor Luis Marquez (pictured), Paramount Mayor Diane J. Martinez, and Walnut Mayor Nancy Renne Tragarz to her Capitol Hill office.   […]

Space center paying tribute to fallen astronauts

DOWNEY – The Columbia Memorial Space Center will be hosting Astronaut Commemoration Day in remembrance of the Apollo 1, Challenger and Columbia crews on Saturday, Jan. 31, from […]

The Knights of Columbus bingo

The Knights of Columbus offers bingo every Tuesday night. Early bird specials start at 6 p.m., with regular games at 7. Games continue until 10 p.m. and feature […]

Warren High School students in London

Warren High School students Alexis Gonzalez-Martinez and Crystal Latona spent New Year’s in the UK after they were chosen to perform with USA Varsity cheer in London’s New […]

Greek tragedy at Cerritos College

NORWALK – “The Trojan Women,” a Greek tragedy by the Greek playwright Euripides that portrays the fate of the women of Troy following their city’s ruin, opens at […]

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Coyote sightings

SEAACA officials are expected to address the City Council soon regarding a recent surge in reported coyote sightings in Downey. Councilman Fernando Vasquez says he was told by […]

Legislation would encourage Mexican history in classrooms

DOWNEY – Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia has introduced legislation that would encourage — but not require — “that the unconstitutional deportation of over 1 million U.S. citizens and lawful […]

Art, music and poetry in Santa Fe Springs

SANTA FE SPRINGS – “Beyond the Frame,” a night of art, music and poetry, will be held Saturday, Jan. 31, from 6 p.m. to midnight at 11210 Greenstone […]