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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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Yesterday | Downey Patriot

INTERVIEW: city council candidate Sean Ashton

A Downey homeowner since 2000, Ashton is a fifth grade teacher with the Los Angeles Unified School District.

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Yesterday | Downey Patriot

City Council rejects live music for south Downey bar

Wary of its close proximity to nearby homes, the City Council on Tuesday unanimously rejected a request by a south Downey bar and lounge to host mariachis, DJs and other forms of live entertainment.

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Thursday | Engadget

Neuroscience proves nobody likes CGI

Cinema screens are huge, which is odd, because the eye can only focus on a small portion of what's in front of it at any one time.

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Thursday | Whittier Daily News

Downey students allegedly forced to twerk, hazed at band camp

DOWNEY >> School officials say they are investigating whether an incoming freshman, along with other students, were victims of hazing earlier this week at a camp for band students.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Press-Telegram

Downey students allegedly forced to twerk, hazed at band camp

DOWNEY >> School officials say they are investigating whether an incoming freshman, along with other students, were victims of hazing earlier this week at a camp for band students.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

LA Daily News

Bill on water districts takes aim at corruption

A bill aimed at reining in political corruption occurring in near-invisible water boards like the Central Basin Municipal Water District made its way to the governor's desk last week.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Circulation

Stroke Literature Synopses: Clinical Science [Stroke Literature Synopses: Clinical Science]

From the Department of Neurology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles; and Department of Neurology, Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, Downey, CA.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Organizer of mariachi-themed fun run denied permit, blames politics

Carlos Gaspar, shown in front of a mariachi mural near Mariachi Plaza, has been denied a permit for a mariachi-themed 5-kilometer fun run in Boyle Heights.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Downey Patriot

Bringing back Main Street

This rare 1890 photograph of Los Nietos Valley Land and Water Association was taken of the northeast corner of what is today Firestone Boulevard and Downey Avenue.

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Downey Patriot

Poetrypalooza' comes to Downey

Running informally for several years, "the green salon" evolved into a Downey Arts Coalition event to simplify the monthly meeting of local artists, poets, musicians, and other creative people who gathered in the tradition of 1920s Paris to share and discuss art.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Downey Patriot

Police expands canine force

The Downey Police Department has expanded its canine program with the addition of a new canine handler, Cpl.

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Downey Patriot

Downey fire union alleges harassment in latest lawsuit

DOWNEY aS' The Downey fire union filed a lawsuit against the city of Downey last month citing allegations of harassment, retaliation, and breach of contract since members voted no confidence in former Fire Chief Lonnie Croom last summer.

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Downey Patriot

The Class of 2030

Downey High School's new engineering building, pictured above, will be open for a community open house next Thursday, Aug. 28, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., with official ceremonies at 6 p.m. Guests can tour the facility and get a first-hand look at some of the new technology being implemented in Downey schools.

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Downey Patriot

Coming Home: Nick Velez

"The Iraq War began in 2003 and that motivated me" states Nick Velez about his reason to join the United States Marine Corps.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

USA Today

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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