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Celebration of life for Cecilia (Cel) Kimberly

A celebration of life for Cecilia (Cel) Kimberly will be held at Furman Park on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 1-4 p.m. There will be a potluck (drinks provided); […]

Christian club meeting

DOWNEY – “Honor Our Veterans” is the theme of the Downey Christian Women’s Club next meeting, Nov. 12, at Los Amigos Country Club. The Patriotic Honor Guard Riders […]

April 18, 1924 (Good Friday) to October 5, 2014
Norman Ewart Horney

Norman Horney (aka Dad, Brother, Uncle, G’pa, Friend) passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday October 5, 2014 at his residence in Downey, CA. A native to […]

August 2, 1955 - October 4, 2014
Deborah Ann Hughes Fitzsimmons

Born August 2, 1955 in Pratt, Kansas, and left us way to soon on October 4, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. A graduate of Warren Classs of […]

Military presentation at library

DOWNEY – Students ages 9-11 are invited to the Downey City Library this Thursday, Oct. 23, to hear a presentation from Ross Moore about military service. Moore’s presentation […]

Lawyer to speak on elder law

DOWNEY – Attorney Brooks Travis will give an overview of elder law at a free presentation Wednesday, Oct. 22, at the Barbara J. Riley Center. The public is […]

Job’s Daughters plans ‘quartermania’ fundraiser

DOWNEY – Job’s Daughters of Downey will have a “quartermania” and luncheon fundraiser with shopping boutique on Saturday, Nov. 8. Quartermanie is a cross between a raffle and […]

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 […]

January 1, 1933 to September 17, 2014
Marie Josephine Dorin

Marie Dorin passed away September 17, 2014 at home with her family at her bedside. Marie was very ill this past year and for the last 3 months […]

Art of Rancho exhibit Nov. 5

DOWNEY – The 18th annual Art of Rancho exhibition will take place Wednesday, Nov. 5, from 6-9 p.m. in Room 1150 of the Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation […]

Su Casa celebrating 35 years

ARTESIA – Su Casa – Ending Domestic Violence will hold its 35th Anniversary Gala on Sunday, Oct. 26, at the Artesia DES Portuguese Hall at 5 p.m. Cost […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]