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Bike master plan ready for review

DOWNEY – A public workshop to review a proposed bicycle master plan in Downey will be held next Thursday, Dec. 11, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Golden Park. The […]

Teen suffers broken arm in hit-and-run

CERRITOS – Sheriff’s investigators in Cerritos are seeking information and possible witnesses to a hit and run traffic collision that injured a 14-year-old high school student on Nov. […]

DUSD named to AP District honor roll

DOWNEY – The College Board announced last week that the Downey Unified School District (DUSD) has earned a spot on the 5th Annual AP Honor Roll. This list […]

Library accepting food for fines

DOWNEY – Between now and Dec. 31, the Downey City Library is accepting canned food donations in lieu of cash fines. Each canned food item will be valued […]

Photo by John Zander
Downey View apartments open

DOWNEY – The View, a 50-unit affordable housing complex in Downtown Downey, had its grand opening Monday, and residents are expected to begin moving in next month. The […]

Samantha Edwards

Samantha Edwards volunteered at the Bellflower Community Center on Saturday, Nov. 22, to distribute “Boxes of Love” to local families in need. Kaiser Permanente Downey Medical Center physicians […]

Library’s December auction items

DOWNEY – The Friends of the Downey City Library holds monthly silent book auctions in order to raise money to help support the various programs of the library. […]

5K Turkey Trot run/walk and turkey giveaway

A 5K Turkey Trot run/walk and turkey giveaway was hosted by the Watts Healthy Farmers Market on Nov. 22. Names of deserving families were submitted by local community […]

Miss Downey Pageant applications available

DOWNEY – The Downey Rose Float Association is now accepting applications for the 2015 Little/Jr./Teen and Miss Downey Pageant. Applications can be found at the Downey City Library, […]

City wants input on parks, open space

DOWNEY – Downey is holding public workshops as part of its process to create a Parks and Recreation Master Plan. The meetings are scheduled for Dec. 13 from […]

White House honors Cerritos College employee for volunteerism

NORWALK – Raquel Lizarraga, administrative clerk for Cerritos College’s Technology division, recently received the prestigious President’s Volunteer Service Award from the White House. She was honored for her […]

Ride with Santa Claus

Five Downey students will ride with Santa Claus at the Downey Christmas Parade on Sunday, Dec. 7. The students include: (top, left to right) Emilo Vela (9), Julian […]

Norwalk Library hosting holiday sing-along this Monday

NORWALK – Norwalk Library will host a holiday sing-along this Monday, Dec. 1, from 6-7 p.m. Words to the songs will be projected on a big screen. In […]

Art Chandler

Art Chandler won the $1,000 top prize in the Christmas Shopping Extravaganza Raffle hosted by Soroptimist International of Downey on Nov. 12 at Cafe Corleone. Three-hundred raffle tickets […]

Lynwood school district releases new mission statement

LYNWOOD – The Lynwood Unified School District recently unveiled a new mission statement and objectives that will guide its instructional programs and educational planning moving forward. The updated […]

Police make arrest in Long Beach sexual assualt cases

LONG BEACH – A 19-year-old man accused of assaulting three women over several months in Long Beach pleaded not guilty yesterday, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office […]

Rotary International annual United Nations Day

At the Rotary International annual United Nations Day, Rotary International President Gary C.K. Huang commended Mariah Montero (left) and Norma Hunt for their service to the U.N. Rotaract […]

Christmas concert at Messiah Lutheran

DOWNEY – Messiah Lutheran Church will host its sixth annual Christmas concert Dec. 13 at 6 p.m. The concert will feature a 13-voice choir, as well as organ, […]

Bette Lloyd, Charleen McCluskey, Norma Perez and Joyce Prokop are making plans for the OLPH Women’s Guild’s champagne lunch Dec. 6.
Champagne lunch Dec. 6

DOWNEY – The Women’s Guild at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church will host its annual Christmas champagne lunch Saturday, Dec. 6, from 10 am. to 2 p.m. […]

CSULB business college ranked one of the nation’s best

LONG BEACH – The College of Business Administration (CBA) at Cal State Long Beach has been named one of the nation’s best by the Princeton Review, and is […]

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