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Downey historian is guest speaker

DOWNEY – Lifelong Downey resident Larry Latimer will be the guest speaker at the Oct. 23 meeting of the Downey Historical Society. The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. […]


St. Pius schedules open houses

DOWNEY – St. Pius X-St. Matthias Academy has scheduled a series of open houses where members of the public can receive campus tours, meet faculty and staff, and […]


Downey law firm adds attorneys

DOWNEY – Downey-based law firm Tredway Lumsdaine & Doyle LLP (TLD) recently announced the addition of two attorneys to its organization. Eugene Siegel, a Downey family law practitioner, […]


Columbia Astronomers meet Saturday

DOWNEY– The Columbia Astronomers club will meet this Saturday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. at the Columbia Memorial Space Center. Cost is $2 for non-members of the astronomers […]


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Melissa Boggs will wed Donald Carroll, Jr.

Melissa Boggs, daughter of Garth and Cathy Boggs of Downey, and Donald Carroll, Jr., son of Donald Carroll, Sr. and Melanie Rhicard, were married a year ago on […]


Church offers finance class

DOWNEY – A financial literacy series, “How to Manage Money God’s Way,” will be offered Oct. 26-29 at the Imperial Highway Church of Christ. Among the topics to […]


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Malanie Nelson Freeman

Malanie Nelson Freeman completed her high school diploma at Downey Adult School (DAS), while working and supporting her family. After completing her diploma at DAS, Ms. Nelson moved […]


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Downey Rotary/YMCA pancake breakfast

More than 600 people attended the Downey Rotary/YMCA pancake breakfast at Downey High School last week.   Now in its 66th year, the breakfast is a fundraiser for […]


Poetry Matters next Thursday

DOWNEY – Poet Bonnie Bolling, returning to the U.S. for a short visit, will share her work at Poetry Matters next Thursday, Oct. 16. Bolling lives in the […]


Bingo luncheon at OLPH

DOWNEY – The OLPH Women’s Guild will host a bingo luncheon Wednesday, Oct. 15, at 10 a.m. in the church’s Parish Center, located behind OLPH School. Cost is […]


Dia de los Muertos trunk altar contest

DOWNEY – As part of the Dia de los Muertos Art Festival on Nov. 2, the Downey Theatre is hosting a “trunk altar” contest with a first place […]


5-mile Hunger Walk this Sunday

DOWNEY – Officials hope to raise $20,000 at the third annual Downey CROP Hunger Walk, taking place this Sunday, Oct. 12. The 5-mile walk begins in the Our […]


Organ concert at Good Shepherd

DOWNEY – Good Shepherd Church is celebrating its 60th anniversary with a free organ concert on Sunday, Oct. 19, at 2 p.m. The church recently installed a new […]


Flapjack fundraiser Oct. 25

BELL GARDENS – A flapjack fundraiser will be held at the Applebee’s restaurant in Bell Gardens on Oct. 25, with proceeds used to provide food and supplies for […]


“Egg-771,” a sculpture by Cristian Castro comprised of recycled materials, will be on display along with 18 other works at Stay Gallery starting Friday night. The exhibit runs through Oct. 25.
Stay Gallery marks two years

DOWNEY – Stay Gallery will celebrate its two year anniversary with a group exhibit Friday night titled “2 YEARS.” The exhibit will feature the work of “some of […]


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Julie Romero

Julie Romero, a combined studies and reading support teacher at Griffiths Middle School, has been named L.A. County Teacher of the Year for the Downey Unified School District. […]


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The Austin family, Garcia family and Melgar family in Hawaii

The Austin family, Garcia family and Melgar family (all from Downey), recently spent time in Hawaii and took their hometown paper with them.   ********** Published: Oct. 9, […]


New at DUMC: ‘Messy Church’

DOWNEY – Things are about to become really “messy” at Downey United Methodist Church. The congregation is hosting “Messy Church,” a monthly program that consists of mealtime, crafts […]


Middle school dance next week

DOWNEY – The Barbara J. Riley Community Center will host a middle school dance next Friday, Oct. 17, from 7-9 p.m. The Halloween dance is open to middle […]


Golf tournament raises $250K for PIH

WHITTIER – A recent golf tournament at Friendly Hills Country Club raised $250,000 for a nursing education program at PIH Health, the hospital announced. Since the Frank Scott […]