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Nancy Bloxham passes away

DOWNEY – Longtime Downey resident Nancy Bertwell Bloxham passed away at her daughter’s home in Huntington Beach on May 2. Born Dec. 13, 1941, she was a 1959 […]

August 27, 1924 to November 9, 2014
Helen Hanges Reagan

Helen Hanges was born August 27, 1924 in Fort Smith, Arkansas to Nick and Lorene Hanges. Helen left her earthly life to be with the Lord on November […]

Church opens ‘healing room’

DOWNEY – Desert Reign Church has opened a “Healing Room” where members of the public can receive prayer for healing and other concerns. The room is open to […]

March 6, 1926 to May 8, 2015
Katherine M. Hambrick

Los Angeles – Katherine May Hambrick (Clark), 89, passed away peacefully on May 8, 2015 at UCLA Medical Center after a brief illness. Katherine (Kay) was born in […]

Nicole Hale graduates from California State University, Dominguez Hills

Mr. and Mrs. Hale are proud to announce the graduation of their daughter, Nicole Hale, from California State University, Dominguez Hills. Nicole received a Bachelor’s of Arts in […]

Senator announces program for high school seniors

DOWNEY – State Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) has announced the launch of the 32nd Senate District Young Senators Leadership Program (YSLP) of 2015-16. The program provides high school […]

2 Downey schools earn California gold ribbons

DOWNEY – Two Downey schools have earned California gold ribbons for demonstrating “exemplary achievements in implementing state standards in priority program areas.” Warren High School and Doty Middle […]

Major renovation coming to Telegraph-Lakewood intersection

City council wrap: Intersection will be widened as part of $2.9 million renovation.

‘Click It or Ticket’ begins May 18

DOWNEY – May 18 marks the beginning of the annual “Click It or Ticket” campaign, when police officers will show zero tolerance for drivers not properly secured by […]

Police increase enforcement of traffic laws

DOWNEY – Downey Police Department will step up Bike & Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operations at various times during the month of May with focused enforcement on collision causing […]

The Slot Car Race Track

Frank Novak grew up in an old farmhouse in a semi-rural area of New England. With limited Television, he and his brother made their own fun, built their […]

‘Healer’ charged with sexual assault

PICO RIVERA – A 32-year-old Pico Rivera man who identified himself as a “healer” was charged Tuesday with sexual assault. At Tuesday’s arraignment, Claudio Rafael Gonzales pleaded not […]

5K at Rancho hospital this Saturday

DOWNEY – “Roll Around the Ranch,” a 5K, 1K and kid’s run for people of all abilities, takes place Saturday, May 16, starting at 9:30 a.m. On-site registration […]

Middle school art at the Stay Gallery

  Stay Gallery recently hosted an exhibit of middle school art, with more than 120 pieces on display from Doty, Griffiths, Stauffer and Sussman middle schools. The projects […]

Downey High hosting ‘Future Viking Night’ for new students

DOWNEY – Downey High is hosting “Future Viking Night” for future and prospective students May 20 at 5:30 p.m. All departments and Career Technical Education will host demonstrations […]

Crime Report

Thursday, April 30 At 4:00 a.m., a Downey patrol officer was driving in the area of Bellflower and Stewart & Gray when he saw a vehicle that was […]

Travel guide: Mazatlan

Mazatlán is a city in Sinaloa state, Mexico, known for its fine beaches. It enjoys a tropical climate, with moderate humidity and year-round warmth. Mazatlán is a socially […]

Assistance League of Downey gets new members

Julie Garcia, left, and Lupe Rodriguez, right, are the newest members to join the Assistance League of Downey. They are pictured with membership chairman Willellyn McFarland. Anyone interested […]

Sally Driggs was a Teacher of the Year

CERRITOS – Sally Jane Heath Driggs passed away April 27 in her home in Cerritos, where she had lived for the past 46 years. Sally was born in […]

Hubie Clark Jr. was tennis player, engineer

DOWNEY – Earnest Hubert “Hubie” Clark Jr., 88, of Aliso Viejo, passed away peacefully on April 24 at his home. He is survived by his wife, Patricia (Patty) […]