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The Daily Breeze
Downey pastora s son electrocuted at Long Beach church remembered as helpful, loving
LONG BEACH >> The son of a Long Beach pastor was electrocuted late Wednesday night at the congregation in North Long Beach.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Whittier Daily News
Santa Fe Springs terminates street sweeping contract
SANTA FE SPRINGS >> City Manager Thaddeus McCormack has terminated the street sweeping contract of American Sweeping Services, effective Jan.  1.
Downey Columbia Memorial Space Center hosts Q&A with future Virgin Galactic astronauts
The Columbia Memorial Space Center in Downey Calif., Challenger Center for Space Science Education in partnership with Galactic Unite and Virgin Galactic, hosted a Google Hangout , an interactive event where students from across the country could live video chat with Virgin Galactic Future Astronauts and Virgin Galactic Representatives.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
The Fresno Bee
Dan Walters: FBI probe a threat to dynasty
The FBI's undercover investigation of state Sen. Ron Calderon alters political dynamics of the Southern California region his family has dominated for three decades.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
What are you smoking? Study finds pesticides transfer to marijuana smoke
During a recent presentation at Humboldt State University, Jeffrey Raber said a recent study he conducted found that up to 70 percent of the pesticides found on a marijuana bud can transfer to the smoke being inhaled.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Showers moving out of Southern California
The rain started to move out of Southern California Friday afternoon; however, some parts of the Inland Empire were still seeing scattered showers.
'Messiah' performance Sunday
The International L.A. Oratorio Chorus and Orchestra will perform Handel's choral masterpiece, "Messiah," this Sunday at 5:30 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church in Downey.
Bicycle ride this Saturday
The holidays will be accentuated by bicycling this season, first by a post-Thanksgiving Turkey Trot ride this Saturday, co-hosted by Mayor Mario Guerra and the Downey Bicycle Coalition.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Mayor's Corner: breaking ground on the Promenade
Dear Downey Friends and Family: Happy Thanksgiving! Here in the City of Downey, we have much to be thankful for this year.
Top Downey students named Stauffer Scholars
Nearly 250 Downey Unified School District middle school students received a Stauffer Scholar award from the Dr. Mary Stauffer Foundation for earning straight A's on their report cards for both semesters as fifth or sixth graders during the 2012-13 school year.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Downey Rose Float to make a Dreams Come Truea
Volunteers and city officials say work on the city's annual Tournament of Roses Parade float entry is helping to bring the community together and forge ties overseas.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Power outages reported after traffic collision
Parts of Downey are without power tonight after an apparent traffic collision took out power lines in the western part of the city.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Santa Margarita wins fourth consecutive Pop Warner regional title
Led by quarterback Christian Kovnesky and a superb defensive effort, the Titans captured their fourth consecutive Pop Warner Wescon Regional championship by defeating the Ontario Jaguars, 44-16, Saturday to win the Midget Division crown at Warren High's Justice Stadium.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Arizona McDonald's outlet to include hitching rail
The oldest operating McDonald's restaurant was the third one built, opening in 1953.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Charles Phoenix: Celebrating that SoCal style
Charles Phoenix, humorist, author, food-crafter and gleeful guide to pop culture at its kitschiest and most off-beat, will serve up his one-of-a-kind look at mid-20th century building design in "Charles Phoenix: Architecture in LA!" on Sunday at Art Center College of Design's Ahmanson Auditorium in Pasadena.
Actor opening Indian-Mexican restaurant downtown
Veteran actor and stuntman Deep Roy still remembers the first time he tried celebrity chef Baba Ji's cooking.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
CHP lieutenant honored with 'Unsung Hero' award
Adam Christin, a lieutenant with the California Highway Patrol and a Downey resident, has been awarded the 2013 John Carion "Unsung Hero" Award by the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics.
Oliver Bennett, decorated veteran, dies
Oliver "Ollie" Nelson Bennett, a Downey resident since 1984, passed away at home Oct. 22 at age 89. He was born May 4, 1924 in Huntington Park.