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Ryan Guerra

Ryan Guerra, 14, a sophomore at St. John Bosco High School, received a proclamation from the City Council on Tuesday in recognition of Diabetes Awareness Month. Ryan, who […]


Ice skating coach gets 98 years for abusing kids

DOWNEY – A 31-year-old man convicted of sexually abusing two children over several years at his homes in Downey and Hacienda Heights was sentenced last week to 98 […]


Cerritos College says it is addressing accreditation warning

Accrediting agency chastised Cerritos College’s new board members.


Poetry group to host book launch

DOWNEY – Poetry Matters will host the launch of “Lummox No. 3,” the third yearly anthology edited by noted Long Beach poet RD Armstrong, next Thursday, Nov. 13, […]


Barbershop offers free haircuts for vets

DOWNEY – Pride Barbershop, a new barbershop owned by a combat veteran, is offering free haircuts to military veterans this Tuesday, Veterans Day. A picture ID with proof […]


Partnership gives preschoolers access to dental care

NORWALK – The Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District is teaming with the Ostrow School of Dentistry of the University of Southern California to provide free oral health screenings, […]


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“White Out Bullying”

Sussman Middle School students and teachers held an anti-bullying rally last month. This year’s theme was “White Out Bullying.” “We had an excellent turn out of students proudly […]


Thrift shop Christmas sale

DOWNEY – The Second Tyme Around thrift shop, owned and operated by the Assistance League of Downey, will host a Christmas sale Tuesday, Nov. 11, from 5-9 p.m. […]


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Charles and Rebecca Wearning in Germany

Charles and Rebecca Wearning recently visited family in Germany. This picture was taken in Lauf, Germany, where the Wenzeischloss castle was built in 1356.   ********** Published: Nov. […]


Kaiser Downey ranks high with women

DOWNEY – For the third year in a row, Kaiser Permanente Downey Medical Center received the Women’s Choice Award from WomenCertified for being one of America’s Best Hospitals […]


TLC staff members Olivia Gutierrez, Lori Roman, Dr. Robert Jagielski,  Claudia Garcia and Luz Perez.
TLC wins Golden Bell Award

DOWNEY – The Downey Unified School District’s True Lasting Connections (TLC) Family Resource Center is being honored with a Golden Bell Award, a leading educational honor in California […]


Composting workshop at Wilderness Park

DOWNEY – Downey’s Recycling Office is hosting a “smart gardening” workshop Saturday, Nov. 8, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Wilderness Park. The workshop will be held inside the park […]


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Soroptimist International of Downey got awards for “Color Me Pink and Purple” campaigns

Soroptimist International of Downey was presented two proclamations at the City Council’s most recent meeting for its “Color Me Pink and Purple” campaigns to bring awareness to breast […]


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San Antonio Guild of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles celebrated 65 years of service

The San Antonio Guild of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles celebrated 65 years of service with a “Monster Bunco” at the home of Don and Stacy Brabant. Pictured are […]


Kevin Sandoval, left, with his brother.
School staff save choking student

NORWALK – The quick-thinking staff members at Dulles Elementary, including one teacher’s aide who performed the Heimlich maneuver, are being hailed for rescuing a second-grade boy who began […]


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Krikorian celebrates Day of the Dead

DOWNEY – Celebrating the Day of the Dead holiday early this year, the lobby of Krikorian Theatres in Downey last Saturday was transformed into a wondrous display based […]


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Downey redesigns neighborhood watch signs

DOWNEY – The Downey Police Department has unveiled newly-designed neighborhood watch signs, a modernized design that promotes the police department’s partnership with the community. The new signs will […]


VA homeownership workshop

DOWNEY – A homeownership workshop specifically for veterans and surviving spouses will be held Saturday, Nov. 15, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Embassy Suites in […]


Anthony Chavez graduates basic training

DOWNEY – Army Pvt. Anthony Chavez has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Benning, Ga. During the nine-week training period, Chavez received instruction in drill and ceremony, […]


Veterans to discuss war, coming home

DOWNEY – A panel discussion with veterans about their experiences of going to war and the issues they face on returning home will be held at the Downey […]