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Tickets on sale for ‘Parade of Winners’

DOWNEY – The Downey Rose Float Association will host its 37th annual “Parade of Winners” fundraiser this Sunday, Oct. 26, at the Rio Hondo Event Center. Tickets are […]


Band, color guard earn first place

DOWNEY – Warren High School’s band and color guard started their 2014 competitive season on the right note, winning first place honors at the 29th annual South Bay […]


Deer hunting in closed areas

Q: My son and I have drawn G37 tags. We have been trying for 15 years to draw this once-in-a-lifetime hunt. My concern is that the U.S. Forest […]


Century 21 tops in customer satisfaction

DOWNEY – Century 21 Real Estate has been ranked highest in customer satisfaction by the J.D. Power 2014 Home Buyer/Seller Satisfaction Study, it was announced last week. Century […]


DHS class of ‘94 reunion

DOWNEY – Downey High School’s class of 1994 will host its 20th reunion this Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Equator Cafe in Pasadena. Tickets are $60 and can […]


DUSD offers free tutoring

DOWNEY – Parents of DUSD students interested in after-school tutoring for their children are invited to a “provider fair” Saturday, Nov. 1, where they can learn about free […]


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Cecelia “Cel” Kimberly

November 18, 1931 to October 9, 2014


Chili receipes needed

DOWNEY – The Downey Chamber of Commerce’s second annual Veterans Day’s Weekend Chili Cook Off and Business Expo will take place Sunday, Nov. 9, from 12-5 p.m. at […]


Furman Park walking trail opens next week

DOWNEY – Furman Park’s new walking trail will officially open Saturday, Nov. 1, after a dedication ceremony that begins at 10:30 a.m. The public is invited to the […]


Volunteers needed for Thanksgiving meal

DOWNEY– Breath of God Christian Fellowship, in conjunction with the Aggressive Community Training and Services Foundation, will host its 25th Thanksgiving outreach dinner on Saturday, Nov. 8, at […]


Dia de los Muertos next weekend

DOWNEY – The second annual Dia de los Muertos festival, featuring food trucks, live performances, fine art, shopping, films, and more, will take place Sunday, Nov. 2, from […]


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Deli owner left on the hook after lottery theft

Market surprised to learn he’s responsible for half the value of stolen lotto tickets.


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PIH marking one year in Downey

DOWNEY – PIH Health Hospital-Downey will celebrate its one-year anniversary with a special event Saturday, Oct. 18, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free flu shots will be […]


Senate candidates clash in debate

Mendoza and Guerra spar in Whittier town hall ahead of November election.


Women’s Conference returning to Downey

Conference features lineup of physicians speaking specifically on women’s health issues.


Stroke prevention seminar adds 100 slots

DOWNEY – Due to overwhelming demand, 100 reservation slots have been added so that more members of the local community can attend the final Downey Primary Stroke Prevention […]


Councilman Mario Guerra speaks with residents at his annual town hall meeting Wednesday.
Hispanic supermarket coming to south Downey

Vallarta Supermarkets to open location at former Beach’s Market site.


Downey students chosen to perform

DOWNEY – Students from Gauldin and Ward elementary schools will perform at the 36th Annual Very Special Arts Festival Friday  morning at the Music Center in downtown Los […]


Cuban-themed concert event Wednesday

DOWNEY – Downey’s rooftop concert series in Downtown Downey will draw to a close Wednesday with “Havana Nights,” a Cuban-themed concert that begins at 7 p.m. on the […]


Books up for auction

DOWNEY – The Friends of the Downey City Library holds monthly silent book auctions in order to raise money to help support the various programs of our local […]