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Military festival at Downey High

DOWNEY – The Living Tree Foundation will celebrate Blue Star Family Day, an event honoring families with loved ones currently in the Armed Forces, on Saturday, Sept. 27, […]

Back-to-school at Warren High

DOWNEY – Warren High School’s back-to-school night is this Wednesday, Sept. 17, with opportunities for the public to tour the campus. Visitors will learn about campus clubs, student […]

Credit union hosts book drive

DOWNEY – Downey Federal Credit Union’s annual book drive is now underway. Books should be new and appropriate for students in grades K-5. All books will be donated […]

Downey Teacher and School Supplies Grand Opening

More than 40 people attended grand opening ceremonies Aug. 19 at Downey Teacher and School Supplies. The ribbon-cutting was organized by the Downey Chamber of Commerce.   ********** […]

Old West books on sale

DOWNEY – The Friends of the Downey City Library is having a sale on a collection of Old West books, with all proceeds benefiting the Downey City Library. […]

Drug take-back Sept. 27

DOWNEY – Unused, unwanted or expired prescription medication can be dropped off at a drug take-back event Saturday, Sept. 27, outside the police station. The Downey Police Department […]

Teens can volunteer at City Hall

DOWNEY – The city of Downey has volunteer opportunities for teens who need volunteer hours for school or want to gain skills and leadership experience. High school students […]

Downey woman earns scholarship

DOWNEY – Sandra Giron of Downey has been awarded a $2,000 scholarship from the GM Women’s Retail Network to further her studies in automotive retailing at Northwood University […]

Festival for military families

DOWNEY – The Living Tree Foundation will celebrate Blue Star Family Day, an event honoring families with loved ones currently in the Armed Forces, on Saturday, Sept. 27, […]

Jose Meza

Jose Meza, who has spent the last four years as a volunteer Downey police explorer, will leave for military training Monda. Meza, who joined the Marines, will be […]

Medicare seminar Sept. 20

DOWNEY – UnitedHealthcare will host a Medicare education event Saturday, Sept. 20, at 9 a.m. at the Barbara J. Riley Community and Senior Center. Representatives will be available […]

Villanueva family in Kauai

Angelo and Rosa Villanueva, along with their children Sofia and Nicolas, recently spent a week at the Grand Hyatt Kauai Spa & Resort on the island of Kauai.  […]

Living trust seminar

DOWNEY – Local attorney Alex Saab will be guest speaker at an informational seminar about living trusts Saturday, Sept. 6, at the offices of Century 21 Jervis and […]

4 arrested at DUI checkpoint

DOWNEY –  A DUI and driver’s license checkpoint in Downey last Friday resulted in four arrests. Three suspected drunk drivers were arrested. Another driver was arrested on other […]

Downey Parents of the Year

Jackie and Donald Ellingson were honored as Downey Parents of the Year at a city council meeting last month. Pictured are daughters Erin and Mia; Jackie and her […]

Carrie Uva in Alaska

Local attorney and real estate broker Carrie Uva is pictured with her dad, Tony Uva, and nephews, Jake and Justin Pope, enjoying the ice glacier at the Mendenhall […]

Photographing Dr. Mary Stauffer

DOWNEY – I had the great honor of shooting a portrait of one of Downey’s greatest treasures. Dr. Mary Stauffer. I had a portrait session with Dr. Stauffer […]

Downey High cheer clinic

DOWNEY – Downey High cheerleaders will offer its annual cheer clinic for kids ages 5-13 on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 8:30 a.m. to noon in the gymnasium. Kids […]

Downey woman killed in hit-and-run

DOWNEY – A 67-year-old Downey woman was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver outside a Lakewood hospital Tuesday night. Teresa Hernandez and her adult daughter were walking […]

Downey Lions Club

The Downey Lions Club distributed back-to-school shopping sprees for 30 needy Downey children last weekend. The kids also received backpacks stuffed with school supplies. An additional 30 backpacks […]

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