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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) […]

Students band fundraiser Saturday

DOWNEY – The bands of Warren High, Stauffer Middle School and Griffiths Middle School perform at a “Cow-A-Banda” fundraiser this Saturday, May 16, from 12-4 p.m. on the […]

Kelley Roberts is guest speaker

DOWNEY – Kelley Roberts of the Downey Rose Float Association will be guest speaker at the May 20 meeting of the American Business Women’s Association. The dinner meeting […]

Downey Association of Realtors

The Downey Association of Realtors donated $10,000 to the city of Downey to help host the Special Olympics World Games athletes arriving this summer from Ireland. Downey realtors […]

Analaura Amezquita
Whittier freshman organizes school’s first Mud Run

WHITTIER – Whittier High School freshman Analaura Amezquita is the top ranked student in her class and is the only ninth-grader taking two Advanced Placement classes and honors […]

Phyllis English was longtime Whittier resident

WHITTIER – Phyllis English passed away April 13, 2015 in Kettering, Ohio of natural causes. Phyllis was born in Whittier on July 5, 1925. She was raised on […]