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Flapjack fundraiser at Applebee’s March 7

BELL GARDENS – A flapjack fundraiser to benefit a local homeless advocacy organization will be held Saturday, March 7, at the Applebee’s restaurant in Bell Gardens. Tickets are […]

Students make Honor’s List at CSULB

DOWNEY – Downey residents and Cal State Long Beach students Andrea Gamboz and Anthony Yassa have made the school’s President’s Honor List. To qualify for the President’s Honor […]

Ribbon-cutting ceremony or Mr. Luxury

The Downey Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony last week for new Downey business Mr. Luxury, a high-end consignment boutique. The store is owned by Robert Aredondo. […]

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Downey Doodle-icious

“Downey Doodle-icious,” a public art mural painted by Downey resident Don Lamkin, will be officially dedicated this Monday at 4 p.m. The mural is located on the side […]

DUSD moves up start of 2015-16 school year

DOWNEY – The 2015-16 school year will begin one week earlier than usual, the Downey Unified School District has announced. The new school year begins Aug. 26 and […]

Red Cross seeking blood donations

DOWNEY – The American Red Cross will be in Downey later this month collecting blood donations from the public. All blood types are needed, especially types O negative, […]

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2015 Stay Young

Stay Gallery hosted a group of teachers, administrators, students and community members Tuesday for a focus group to discuss the gallery’s 2015 Stay Young initiative. Stay Young is […]

Rummage sale at Good Shepherd

DOWNEY – Good Shepherd Lutheran Church will host its annual rummage and bake sale this weekend, Feb. 6-7, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Items for sale include […]

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Don Lamkin

The following note was sent in by Don Lamkin, a Downey resident and artist who recently installed the “Downey Doodle-icious” mural on Downey Avenue: “I’d like to share […]

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Future Leaders of Downey

Last Friday, Jan. 30, Ladies Leadership hosted their inaugural “Future Leaders of Downey” conference at Stay Gallery in Downtown Downey. The event was hosted by the executive board: […]

Father-daughter dance Saturday at church

DOWNEY – Kirkwood Christian Schools is hosting a “Princess and her Papa” father-daughter dance this Saturday from 3-5 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Downey. Cost is $25 […]

Cristina Garcia

Recently re-elected Assembly member Cristina Garcia will be sworn into office at a public ceremony Saturday, Feb. 21, at 11:30 a.m. at the Columbia Memorial Space Center in […]

Block captain meeting Feb. 25

DOWNEY – The Downey Police Department’s Neighborhood Watch program will host its second annual block captain meeting Wednesday, Feb. 25, from 6-8 p.m. at the Barbara J. Riley […]

Mayors meeting

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and 60 other L.A. County mayors met at the Columbia Memorial Space Center in Downey this past Monday, where they discussed public safety, […]

C21’s Nidya Pineda wins Ruby Award

DOWNEY – Nidya Pineda, a sales associate with Century 21 Jervis and Associates, was recently recognized with the Ruby Masters Award from Century 21 Real Estate LLC for […]

Free classes at YMCA Saturday

DOWNEY – The Downey YMCA will have an open house this Saturday, Feb. 7, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with members of the general public able to […]

TLC Center celebrating 15th anniversary

DOWNEY – The Downey Unified School District’s TLC Family Resource Center will celebrate its 15th anniversary with a fundraiser luncheon Wednesday, Feb. 11, at the Rio Hondo Event […]

Downey artist’s work on exhibit in South Gate

DOWNEY – Downey resident Colin Clarke will be exhibiting his landscapes and other works at the South Gate Museum and Art Gallery in South Gate through March 4. […]

Downey awarded $425K grant to study possible transit station

DOWNEY – The city of Downey has been awarded a $425,000 grant from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) to assist in funding a new South […]

Air Force Airman Samuel G. Zamora

Air Force Airman Samuel G. Zamora graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. Zamora completed an intensive eight-week program that included training in military discipline […]