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Date set for 5K run

DOWNEY – Save the date: the third annual Healthy Downey 5K run/walk will take place Saturday, April 18. The run is a fundraiser for the TLC Family Resource […]


Networking mixer at Embassy Suites

DOWNEY – A multi-chamber networking event is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 28 from 5-7 p.m. at the Embassy Suites in Downey. Admission is free to chamber members who […]


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Ella Bretz passes away at 91

DOWNEY – Ella Albush Bretz passed away in her sleep in her home of 50 years in Downey on Oct. 10 at the age of 91. She was […]


E-waste collection at Warren High

DOWNEY – Warren High School will host an electronic waste collection event this Saturday, Oct. 18, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Acceptable items for disposal include computer […]


City launches online business tool

DOWNEY – The city of Downey has announced the launch of a new online tool for local businesses and entrepreneurs that allows access to local, state and federal […]


Library marks Character Counts Week

DOWNEY – The Downey City Library will celebrate “Character Counts Week” in Downey by hosting preschool and bilingual story times Tuesday, Oct. 21, and Wednesday, Oct. 22, from […]


Jim and Lorraine Stevens recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They have lived in Downey 46 years.
Stevens’ celebrate 50 years

DOWNEY – Mr. and Mrs. Jim Stevens, who live in Downey, were honored at a golden wedding anniversary hosted recently by their daughters, Karen Dagerman and Jennifer Regan. […]


My Aunt

Dulce Ruelos was raised among her extended family after her mother passed away at a young age. One aunt in particular influenced the lives of many in Dulce’s […]


Choir performance for seniors

DOWNEY – The Bellflower Civic Chorus will perform at the Barbara J. Riley Center on Monday, Nov. 3, at 3:45 p.m. The chorus will perform selections from “Guys […]


Downey historian is guest speaker

DOWNEY – Lifelong Downey resident Larry Latimer will be the guest speaker at the Oct. 23 meeting of the Downey Historical Society. The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. […]


St. Pius schedules open houses

DOWNEY – St. Pius X-St. Matthias Academy has scheduled a series of open houses where members of the public can receive campus tours, meet faculty and staff, and […]


Downey law firm adds attorneys

DOWNEY – Downey-based law firm Tredway Lumsdaine & Doyle LLP (TLD) recently announced the addition of two attorneys to its organization. Eugene Siegel, a Downey family law practitioner, […]


Columbia Astronomers meet Saturday

DOWNEY– The Columbia Astronomers club will meet this Saturday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. at the Columbia Memorial Space Center. Cost is $2 for non-members of the astronomers […]


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Melissa Boggs will wed Donald Carroll, Jr.

Melissa Boggs, daughter of Garth and Cathy Boggs of Downey, and Donald Carroll, Jr., son of Donald Carroll, Sr. and Melanie Rhicard, were married a year ago on […]


Church offers finance class

DOWNEY – A financial literacy series, “How to Manage Money God’s Way,” will be offered Oct. 26-29 at the Imperial Highway Church of Christ. Among the topics to […]


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Malanie Nelson Freeman

Malanie Nelson Freeman completed her high school diploma at Downey Adult School (DAS), while working and supporting her family. After completing her diploma at DAS, Ms. Nelson moved […]


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Downey Rotary/YMCA pancake breakfast

More than 600 people attended the Downey Rotary/YMCA pancake breakfast at Downey High School last week.   Now in its 66th year, the breakfast is a fundraiser for […]


Gabriel Enamorado is a photographer, web designer, creative director and bicyclist. Photo by Cindy Macias
Downey’s Gabriel Enamorado to represent Levi’s brand

Downey resident’s online mini bicycle tour featured by Levi’s.


Crime Report

Thursday, Sept. 25 At 3:30 p.m., officers responded to Kaiser Hospital in Downey where an adult male was being treated for a 1” laceration on his shoulder. The […]


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Superstar neurologist Dr. Helena Chui to speak at stroke prevention seminar

Free stroke prevention seminar returns to Downey Oct. 29; pre-registration required.