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Gang members arrested in Chuck E. Cheese shooting

PICO RIVERA – Two brothers have been arrested in connection with a shooting at a Pico Rivera Chuck E. Cheese that narrowly missed children and adults inside the […]

Downey man charged in killing

NORWALK – A 38-year-old Downey man accused of fatally stabbing another man in Norwalk pleaded no contest last week. William Johnson pleaded no contest to a felony count […]

Patriot in Churchill, Canada

Laurie Koerner (standing) and Alice Martinez, Downey residents for 35 years, wait their turn to dog sled in Churchill, Canada. They recently traveled to the Hudson Bay town […]

Downey Christmas Parade

Mark Keller will be Santa Claus for the 11th year at the Downey Christmas Parade on Sunday, Dec. 7. The parade begins at 1:30 pm. on Downey Avenue. […]

Operation Gobble

Newly-elected state Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) kicked off the holidays by distributing 300 Thanksgiving turkeys on Monday to local charity groups and civic organizations, including Downey PTA H.E.L.P.S. […]

Christmas club meeting

DOWNEY – Anna Johns, the daughter of a career military father, will be guest speaker at the Downey Christian Women’s Club meeting Dec. 10 at Los Amigos Country […]

Christmas concert in Bellflower

BELLFLOWER – Bellflower Civic Chorus will present their annual Christmas concert, “Sing Noel,” Dec. 12-14 at the William Bristol Auditorium in Bellflower. The chorus will sing traditional carols […]

Man pleads not guilty to robbing elderly women

LOS ANGELES – A 38-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he robbed elderly women who had just withdrawn money from their banks, the Los Angeles […]

Real estate office hosts toy drive

DOWNEY – Century 21 Jervis & Associates is hosting a community toy drive now through Dec. 19. Toys can be dropped off during regular office hours, 9 a.m. […]

Organ recital at Good Shepherd

DOWNEY – Three young organists will perform recital pieces at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church this Tuesday, Dec. 2, at 7:30 p.m. Agatha Teague, 14; Thomas Schulteis, 14; and […]

Bellflower woman convicted of killing elderly father

BELLFLOWER – A woman was found guilty last week of second-degree murder for killing her 90-year-old father six years ago in Bellflower, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s […]

Downey dedicating Firestone upgrades

DOWNEY – The City of Downey will hold a dedication ceremony for the Firestone Boulevard Improvement Project on Tuesday, Dec. 2 at 3 p.m. The ceremony will take […]

Second suspet arraigned in swap meet stabbing

SANTA FE SPRINGS – A second defendant was arraigned last week in connection with the fatal stabbing of a woman at a Santa Fe Springs swap meet, the […]

Tournament of Roses Association announces list of float participants

PASADENA – The Tournament of Roses Association has announced the 39 float entries that will participate in the 126th Rose Parade, themed “Inspiring Stories.” The floats, listed with […]

Downey Adult School students qualify for California Shorthand Reporters

Downey Adult School students Edgar Tsarukyan, Susan Bruzzese, Natalie Parvizi, Amber Pilson, and Rashad Gordon qualified recently to take the California Shorthand Reporters Examination to be held on […]

Tree-lighting ceremony Dec. 8

DOWNEY – Downey will host its annual tree-lighting ceremony Monday, Dec. 8, from 6-8:30 p.m. in the Civic Center outside City Hall. The free event will feature entertainment […]

Assemblywoman hosting ‘walk n’ talk’

DOWNEY – Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia is hosting a community “walk n’ talk” at Wilderness Park on Saturday, Dec. 6, starting at 8 a.m. The walk is an informal […]

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Miss Downey and court issued city pins

Miss Downey, Miss Teen Downey, Jr. Miss Downey and Little Miss Downey, and their courts, were issued city pins at last week’s City Council meeting.   ********** Published: […]

Mars Rover engineer to discuss book at Cerritos Library

CERRITOS − Author and Mars Rover chief engineer Robert Manning is scheduled to discuss his book, “Mars Rover Curiosity: An Inside Account from Curiosity’s Chief Engineer,” at the […]

Lynwood creates animal control division using parking officers

LYNWOOD – Pet owners in the City of Lynwood will now be turning to the city’s new Animal Control Division for all of their animal control services and […]

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