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Downey, California is located in Los Angeles County. Zip codes in Downey, CA include 90240, 90239, and 90242. The median home price in Downey is $465,600 which is roughly $303/per square foot. More Downey information.

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Wall Street expects housing starts rebound

This Jan. 23, 2013 file photo shows a real estate sign in front of a home in Downey, Calif.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Downey Patriot

Don't let a neighbor's barking dog drive you crazy

The most common complaint about dogs is their barking and other noises that they may make.

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Downey Patriot

Open seat on city council draws 3 candidates

The list of names includes Robert Kiefer, who previously announced his intention to run; Sean Ashton, an educator; and Shahira A-Malek, a physician.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Downey Patriot

City Council to keep funding Stay Gallery

On a 5-0 vote, the City Council on Tuesday agreed to pay the rent on a downtown art gallery for an additional three years.

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Downey Patriot

Ex-bank manager faces more charges

A Downey woman sentenced last week for her role in a 2012 East Los Angeles bank robbery is now facing charges of insurance fraud.

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Whittier Daily News

San Bernardino man charged in Downey double homicide

DOWNEY >> A San Bernardino man is facing murder charges in connection with a 2013 double homicide in Downey, authorities announced this week.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Downey Patriot

Former city council candidate Gabriel Orozco arrested twice Sunday

Gabriel Orozco, a candidate for Downey City Council two years ago despite nearly a half dozen DUI arrests, was arrested twice Sunday after an alleged altercation with his mother.

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Insurance Journal West

Female Bank Robbery Conspirator Charged With Workers' Comp Fraud

Aurora Barrera, 33, of Downey was arrested on charges related to her allegedly submitting a fraudulent workers' compensation claim for treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder associated with a robbery, she assisted in staging - at a bank where she worked as an assistant bank manager.

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Whittier Daily News

Whittier hires new community development director

WHITTIER >> The city has hired a new director of community development to replace Aldo Schindler, who resigned in April to take a position in Downey.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Robert Downey Jr.'s son faces drug charge

The 20-year-old son of actor Robert Downey Jr. has been charged with felony drug possession, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said.

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KSBW-TV

Robert Downey Jr.'s son faces drug charge

The 20-year-old son of actor Robert Downey Jr. has been charged with felony drug possession, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said.

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Downey Patriot

Chamber of Commerce executive director resigns

DOWNEY aS' The Downey Chamber of Commerce is in search of a new executive director this month after newcomer Carlos Cruz resigned his position just three months into his tenure.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Downey Patriot

Downey Fire Department has a new leader

DOWNEY aS' Downey's new fire chief, Mark Gillaspie, pledged to carry on the reputation of the city's fire department last Friday during an emotional swearing-in ceremony inside the city council chambers.

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Downey Patriot

Otilia Lucia Cabrera passes away

She was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador on Dec. 13, 1937 and immigrated to the United States in 1964.

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Downey Patriot

Coming Home: Javier Becerra

Rewind almost 31 years ago: Javier Becerra was on his way to an Army recruiting office with his brother who was about to enlist.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

Suspect in slaying of family Northern California likely killed himself

Sheriff's officials say the man suspected of killing his wife and two young daughters at their Northern California home last year died of a single gunshot wound to his head that was likely self-inflicted.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Mashable

Chase Between a 150-Pound Tortoise and Police Car Just Doesn't Seem Fair

A 150-pound giant tortoise named Dirk managed to escape his home in Alhambra, California, last Saturday.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

SFGate

150-pound tortoise found strolling in LA suburb

This Aug. 2, 2014 photo provided by the Alhambra Police Department shows a giant 150-pound tortoise who was found wandering the streets of Alhambra, Calif.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Downey Patriot

Spiritual healer' gets 9 years for rape

A "spiritual healer" convicted of raping a woman inside his makeshift Downey office was sentenced to nine years in prison Wednesday.

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Downey Patriot

Coming Home: Calvin Spencer

Calvin Spencer knew he wanted to join the military since his freshman year of high school.

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