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Downey Library celebrates Halloween

DOWNEY – The Downey City Library will celebrate Halloween with a series of free, family-friendly events. This Saturday at 1 p.m., the library will screen “The Addams Family.” […]


Flu clinic Nov. 8

DOWNEY – Free flu shots will be offered Saturday, Nov. 8, between 9 a.m. and noon at the Downey Civic Theatre. The flu vaccinations will be administered by […]


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Hunger Walk raises $11K

DOWNEY – The third annual Downey CROP Hunger Walk two weekends ago helped raise more than $11,000 to fight local and global hunger eradication efforts. Several schools, businesses […]


Cal State Long Beach awarded $22.7M grant

LONG BEACH – California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) has received its largest award ever — $22.7 million over five years — from the National Institutes of Health […]


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Asssistance League Christmas brunch returns to Downey Nov. 23

DOWNEY – The Assistance League of Downey will host its annual Christmas Tree Brunch at the Rio Hondo Event Center on Sunday, Nov. 23. “Members have been busy […]


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Judy Pratt

Judy’s obituary – long overdue. Judy Pratt, longtime Downey resident, passed away in her home on October 28, 2012 at the age of 69 due to complications from […]


Chorus group has room for experienced singers

DOWNEY – Rehearsals are in full swing for the Downey Master Chorale’s Christmas concert. Among other famous seasonal masterworks, the repertoire features the “Gloria” of John Rutter, and […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]