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Pet of the Week - Theodore

Theodore (ID No. 15-20451) is SEAACA’s Pet of the Week. He is 1 1/2 years old, 12 lbs., and playful with “a heart of gold.” To visit him, […]

Photo by John Zander
USA Spirit Nationals

Downey High’s cheer coaches were honored at Tuesday’s City Council meeting for winning three first place trophies at USA Spirit Nationals in March. Downey’s nationally ranked cheer program […]

‘Stay Young Festival’ in downtown

DOWNEY – DUSD high school students will be displaying their artistic talents in downtown Downey Friday from 3-8 p.m. The Stay Young Festival of the Arts includes an […]

AYSO registration

DOWNEY – Downey AYSO will hold sign-ups next Wednesday, May 13, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Furman Park.   ********** Published: May 7, 2015 – Volume 14 […]

Thieves steal diesel fuel, crash on getaway

DOWNEY – Two men attempting to steal diesel fuel Sunday instead caused a large fuel spill that took hours to clean up, police officials said. Police said they […]

Bellflower to start offering Mandarin language class in 8th grade

BELLFLOWER – Bellflower Unified in 2015-16 will expand its Mandarin language program to include eighth grade, the third stage of a plan designed to boost students’ ability to […]

Downey, Warren high schools receive maximum accreditation

DOWNEY − Both Downey and Warren high schools have received the highest term of accreditation possible by the Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges […]

Downey Arts Coalition plans open house May 12

DOWNEY – The Downey Arts Coalition will host an open house on Tuesday, May 12, at 7 p.m., at the Epic Lounge. The event is free to the […]

Downey resident makes Dean’s List

DOWNEY – Downey resident Guillermo Galindo has been named to the fall 2014 Dean’s List at San Diego State University. The Dean’s List honors students with at least […]

Free pet adoptions for veterans

DOWNEY – SEAACA is offering free dog and cat adoptions to active duty or retired U.S. military May 22-23. Proof of service is required, such as a military […]

Downey Cemetery to host Memorial Day commemoration

DOWNEY – Downey Cemetery will host a Memorial Day ceremony Monday, May 25, at 11 a.m. The ceremony will feature remarks by Downey Cemetery District trustees, a wreath-laying […]

Albertson’s named Large Business of the Year

DOWNEY – Albertson’s supermarket was named Large Business of the Year, and Minuteman Press was honored as Small Business of the Year, at the Downey Chamber of Commerce’s […]

Police officers to read to children

DOWNEY – Downey police officers will be at the Downey City Library next week as the library celebrations National Police Week. Police officers will be reading to preschool-age […]

Nancy Woo
Long Beach poets headline Downey poetry event

DOWNEY – The next edition of Poetry Matters – Thursday, May 14, at Stay Gallery – will feature Nancy Lynée Woo and Lucid Moose Lit, an exciting group […]

Book club to discuss ‘AJ Fikry’

DOWNEY – The Downey City Library’s book club, called Booked for Lunch, will meet Thursday, May 14, from 12-1 p.m. in the library’s Cormack Room. The group will […]

“Tip A Cop” event

Several Downey Police officers donated their own time and were waiters and waitresses at the Downey Johnny Carinos last Thursday in the annual “Tip A Cop” event. “We […]

Movie night at church

DOWNEY – First Presbyterian Church of Downey is hosting a family movie night May 9. “Madagascar Penguins” will be shown starting at 6 p.m. There will also be […]

Mayor Luis Marquez

Mayor Luis Marquez has been appointed by Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins to serve on the San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy (RMC). The governing […]

Students make Dean’s List

DOWNEY – Five Downey residents have been named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2014 semester at Biola University. Those students are Carlos Aparicio, Nina Austria, Hannah […]

Students make Phi Kappa Phi

DOWNEY – Several Downey residents were recently initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic […]