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Princess for a Day is Sunday

DOWNEY – Registration is still open for the Downey Rose Float Association’s Princess for a Day event taking place this Sunday. Sign-ups will be taken this Saturday from […]


Downey switches to new internet provider

DOWNEY – The Downey City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to replace Time Warner Cable as the library’s internet service provider in favor of a new company that promises […]


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Ribbon-cutting for the Living Tree Foundation

The Living Tree Foundation, a non-profit benefiting U.S. veterans founded by Downey resident Rick Rodriguez, held an open house and ribbon-cutting at its new Paramount location Thursday.   […]


Vietnam vet seeks Navy buddy

DOWNEY – A Vietnam veteran is hoping the Downey community can reunite him with a long lost friend and shipmate. Arthur Robert Traendley wrote to the city clerk’s […]


Parks meeting this Saturday

DOWNEY – The final parks and recreation master plan community meeting will be held this Saturday, Feb. 28, from 9:30 a.m. to noon at Golden Park. The meeting […]


Beverly Vinson dies at 88

DOWNEY – Former Downey resident Beverly Vinson passed away peacefully Feb. 9 after a long battle with cancer. She was 88. She was born April 23, 1926 and […]


Assemblywoman, Gangs Out of Downey to canvas local neighborhood

DOWNEY – Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia will host her monthly “walk and talk” Saturday, March 7, starting at 9 a.m. at Golden Park. Garcia will be joined by representatives […]


April 7, 1943 to January 17, 2015
Esther A. Uva

Esther A. Uva passed away January 17, 2015, with her family by her side. Esther Uva was born on April 7, 1943 to Pasquale and Marie Terrameo in […]


August 17th, 1942 to February 18th, 2015
Nancy Lou (Hartmann) Spilsbury

Nancy Lou (Hartmann) Spilsbury was born August 17th, 1942 in Milwaukee Wisconsin. She passed from this life February 18th, 2015. She was preceded in death by her parents, […]


Swim lessons offered weekends

DOWNEY – The Bankai Swim Team is offering swim lessons to children ages 8-17 weekends at Warren High School. Lessons are held Saturdays and Sundays and range from […]


Matthew Medina finishes basic training

DOWNEY – Air Force Airman Matthew Medina graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio. Medina completed an eight-week program that included training […]


Tax preparer pleads guilty to fraud

BELLFLOWER – A former self-employed income tax preparer pleaded guilty Monday to filing false federal income tax returns on behalf of clients that understated the clients’ tax liabilities […]


Dr. Seuss storytime at library

DOWNEY – In honor of what would have been Dr. Seuss’ 111th birthday, the Downey City Library is hosting a special storytime in his honor March 3-4 from […]


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In Memory of Harriett Paine

Harriett Paine passed away peacefully at the age of 93 on February 21. She lived in Downey since 1952. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and […]


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Joyce Sok mourned

DOWNEY – Joyce Marie Sok, 84, passed away Feb. 14 in Downey after a long illness with complications of pneumonia. She was born in Prairie County, Ark., July […]


Gardening workshop at Wilderness Park

DOWNEY – The L.A. County Department of Public Works will present a smart gardening workshop this Saturday, Feb. 28, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Wilderness Park. Guests will learn […]


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Daisy Warman passes away

DOWNEY – Daisy E. Warman, of Downey, passed away on Feb. 14. She was born July 17, 1959 of Don and Margarite Warman, in Lynwood. Daisy graduated from […]


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OLPH St. Patrick’s Day luncheon

The annual OLPH St. Patrick’s Day luncheon will take place Saturday, March 14, starting at 10 a.m. at the Rio Hondo Event Center. Tickets are $25 and can […]


Dia de los Muertos returns for third year

DOWNEY – Downey’s third annual Dia de los Muertos Art Festival will take place Sunday, Nov. 1, at the Downey Theatre, city officials have announced. “The past two […]


August 25, 1919 to January 28, 2015
Beverly Jane Willick

Beverly Jane Kernohan Willick died peacefully in her sleep January 28, 2015. She was born August 25, 1919, in Minneapolis, MN, and moved to Los Angeles with her […]