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Medicare seminar Sept. 20

DOWNEY – UnitedHealthcare will host a Medicare education event Saturday, Sept. 20, at 9 a.m. at the Barbara J. Riley Community and Senior Center. Representatives will be available […]


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Villanueva family in Kauai

Angelo and Rosa Villanueva, along with their children Sofia and Nicolas, recently spent a week at the Grand Hyatt Kauai Spa & Resort on the island of Kauai.  […]


Living trust seminar

DOWNEY – Local attorney Alex Saab will be guest speaker at an informational seminar about living trusts Saturday, Sept. 6, at the offices of Century 21 Jervis and […]


September 10, 1923 - August 28, 2014
Robert Russell Colley

Bob peacefully passed away on August 28, 2014 in his Downey home with family present as he had wished. Having been born in Terre Haute, Indiana on September […]


4 arrested at DUI checkpoint

DOWNEY –  A DUI and driver’s license checkpoint in Downey last Friday resulted in four arrests. Three suspected drunk drivers were arrested. Another driver was arrested on other […]


The Ink and I

In this essay, Gloria Hannigan’s dry humor shines a spotlight on what used to be a rite of passage in third grade – learning penmanship and the use […]


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Downey Parents of the Year

Jackie and Donald Ellingson were honored as Downey Parents of the Year at a city council meeting last month. Pictured are daughters Erin and Mia; Jackie and her […]


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Edwin Bauer mourned by family

DOWNEY – Edwin J. Bauer died peacefully at his home Aug. 12 after a long illness. Originally from Omaha, Neb., he was born April 13, 1928 and was […]


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Carrie Uva in Alaska

Local attorney and real estate broker Carrie Uva is pictured with her dad, Tony Uva, and nephews, Jake and Justin Pope, enjoying the ice glacier at the Mendenhall […]


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Photographing Dr. Mary Stauffer

DOWNEY – I had the great honor of shooting a portrait of one of Downey’s greatest treasures. Dr. Mary Stauffer. I had a portrait session with Dr. Stauffer […]


Downey High cheer clinic

DOWNEY – Downey High cheerleaders will offer its annual cheer clinic for kids ages 5-13 on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 8:30 a.m. to noon in the gymnasium. Kids […]


Downey woman killed in hit-and-run

DOWNEY – A 67-year-old Downey woman was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver outside a Lakewood hospital Tuesday night. Teresa Hernandez and her adult daughter were walking […]


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Downey Lions Club

The Downey Lions Club distributed back-to-school shopping sprees for 30 needy Downey children last weekend. The kids also received backpacks stuffed with school supplies. An additional 30 backpacks […]


ROTC cadet finishes leadership training

DOWNEY – Erik Borjas, an Army Rserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) cadet at Cal State Long Beach, has completed a Cadet Troop Leader Training (CTLT) assignment. CTLT allows […]


Symphony fundraisers

DOWNEY – The Downey Symphony is holding a “Mad Hatter” Garden Party at the Rio Hondo Event Center on Sunday, Sept. 21, from 3-7 pm. Attendees are encouraged […]


Medicare seminar Sept. 20

DOWNEY – UnitedHealthcare will host a Medicare education event Saturday, Sept. 20, at 9 a.m. at the Barbara J. Riley Community and Senior Center. Representatives will be available […]


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Artist Ricky Ostendi

Artist Ricky Ostendi will be showing all new paintings on recycled items in his first solo exhibit at Stay Gallery, titled “For The Love of eARTh.” The opening […]


090414-09-02
Roberto Duarte

Downey resident Roberto Duarte traveled to Washington, D.C. over Labor Day weekend to watch UCLA play the University of Virginia. “Besides UCLA winning the game, my other trip […]


Coffee shop launches poetry night

NORWALK – A new coffee shop and bookstore in Norwalk is seeking poets for its new series of Friday night open mics, beginning Oct. 3. “Since we’re still […]


Poet to debut new book

DOWNEY –  Actress and poet Linda Singer will debut her new book, “Vital Signs,” at Stay Gallery next Thursday, Sept. 11. The presentation is part of Poetry Matters […]


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