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Medical student raising money for humanitarian trip

DOWNEY – Jane Kim, a former long-time resident of Downey and Warren High School class of 2004 graduate, is currently a first-year medical student at Midwestern University in […]

Library celebrates National Library Week

DOWNEY – The Downey City Library has scheduled several activities as it celebrates National Library Week from April 12-18. Join Leslie Padilla-Williams, recipient of the National Chamber of […]

Bolivian poet to read her work

DOWNEY – The next edition of Poetry Matters – Thursday, April 16, at Stay Gallery – will feature poet Margarita Ezcurra and her new book “Because I Have […]

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Downey's ASPIRE program competes in teen challenge

DOWNEY – The city of Downey’s ASPIRE after-school program participated in the sixth annual Teen Adventure Challenge held March 21 at Hansen Dam Aquatic Center in Lake View […]

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European vacation

Dwayne and Deneva Henry, with friends Harvey and Andrea Gillispie, took a European vacation to England, Paris and Rome last month. The Louvre was one of the highlights […]

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Stauffer band wins Sweepstakes trophy

Stauffer Middle School’s band brought home three trophies – Drum Major, Color Guard and Sweepstakes – after performing in San Juan Capistrano’s 57th annual Swallows’ Day Parade this […]

Fifth graders being treated to free concert

DOWNEY – The Downey Symphony Orchestra will treat approximately 1,650 DUSD fifth graders and their teachers to a free performance at the Downey Theatre on April 16. The […]

Downey man named Driver of the Year

DOWNEY – A truck driver from Downey has been given the Driver of the Year Award from Ryder System Inc. for not being involved in a single traffic […]

Downey parks hosting spring break program

DOWNEY – Children ages 6-12 can participate in the city of Downey’s “Spring Spectacular” drop-in program at participating Downey parks during spring break, April 6-10. The program operates […]

Warren High student named Youth of the Year

DOWNEY – Warren High’s Maggie Gomez has been named Youth of the Year by the Rio Hondo Boys and Girls Club. In a letter of recommendation, Rio Hondo […]

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Downey High cheer wins state titles

Downey High School’s cheer squad made history at the USA Spirit Nationals held at the Anaheim Convention Center on March 22, bringing home three first place trophies, a […]

Downey Federal Credit Union employees are pictured making a donation to SEAACA. The credit union recently donated nearly $6,000 to local charities.
DFCU donates nearly $6K to local charities

DOWNEY – Downey Federal Credit Union donated nearly $6,000 to local non-profits and charities this month, part of its ongoing effort to give back to the community it […]

Retired LAPD detective accused of uploading child porn

DOWNEY – Charles Daniel Henderson, a Downey resident and retired LAPD detective, was scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday on child pornography charges. Henderson is accused of uploading child […]

Half-price book sale at library

DOWNEY – The bookstore inside the Downey City Library is currently having a half-price book sale in order to make room for new donations. The bookstore is located […]

Mayor accepting Courage Award nominations

DOWNEY – Mayor Luis Marquez is seeking nominations for his “Mayor’s Courage Award,” which recognizes people committed to improving the lives of others in Downey. The award specifically […]

Students make Dean’s List

DOWNEY – Ikechukwu Enenmoh, of Downey, was named to the Dean’s List for academic excellence for the fall 2014 semester at Johns Hopkins University. He is majoring in […]

Blood drive at C21

DOWNEY – Century 21 My Real Estate is hosting an American Red Cross blood drive Tuesday, April 7, from 12-6:15 p.m. “A blood donation is truly a gift […]

Easter stories for children

DOWNEY – The Downey City Library is celebrating Easter with children’s stories this Tuesday and Wednesday from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Children ages 3-5 can hear stories about […]

Spring festival at Golden Park

DOWNEY – Downey’s Golden Park will host a “bunny breakfast and spring extravaganza” this Saturday, March 28, with carnival games, a prize walk, vendor booths, a portable skate […]

25th annual Los Angeles Archdiocese Academic Junior High Decathlon

The St. Raymond academic decathlon team brought home four medals after competing in the 25th annual Los Angeles Archdiocese Academic Junior High Decathlon on March 7 at the […]