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Bond of Brothers
When Dave and Phil Alvin were just kids in Downey, Calif., they already had developed a curiosity about the roots of American music.
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Sun Jul 20, 2014
Whittier Daily News
Downey Planning Commission approves go-go dancers, angers mayor
DOWNEY >> Downey planning commissioners approved a controversial proposal last week to allow a nightclub to feature go-go dancers as part of its regular entertainment lineup.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Summer of cycling update
Downey's summer of cycling continues on the heels of June's successful all-day "Rock N' Ride" event, which featured the city's first annual "Tour de Downey," at which nearly 300 riders participated in two rides on Saturday, June 14. A marvelous aerial video of the event, focusing on a local ride through parts of the residential Downey community, is ... (more)
Downey woman joins fight against cancer
"My mom would constantly tell me to go to the doctor, 'Bere you look pale, you don't look wella ' Yes, I was more tired and fatigued than usual but I assumed that it was just stress from trying to balance out school, work, internship, sorority, family, friends and boyfriend all at once," Guerrero said.
Planning Commission OK's go-go dancers for nightclub
Going against the recommendations of Downey Police and city planners, a majority Planning Commission on Wednesday night gave preliminary approval to a nightclub's request to use go-go dancers on a probationary basis.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Downey nightclub trying again for go-go dancers
Rejected twice before, representatives for Club DB Lounge hope the third time will be the charm when they appear before the Downey Planning Commission on Wednesday seeking permission to hire go-go dancers and classify them as live entertainment.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Victorville Daily Press
Apple Valley eyes water supplier Updated at
Amid growing fervor about rising water prices, the town is taking its first solid step toward purchasing a major water supplier.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Police issue 25 citations for illegal fireworks
Despite extensive public outreach and the threat of heavy fines, Downey city council members admitted this week that illegal fireworks rained over the city on Independence Day, and there may not be much more the city can do about it.
Bri Winkler to share her stroke survival story
The RTH Stroke Foundation announced today that it has opened up 150 additional seats for its upcoming free Primary Stroke Prevention seminar on Wednesday, July 30 because of a very special guest who will be joining the program.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Incredible German shepherd waits for a home at animal control
On June 25, a stunning German shepherd named "Apollo," found himself behind the bars of a kennel run at the Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control facility in Downey, Calif.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Courthouse News Service
Man Gets 25 Years for Killing an Actor
A man who shot a Mexican actor to death during a burglary has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
City promises $2K fines for illegal fireworks
The Downey Police Department is reminding residents that anyone caught using illegal fireworks will be issued a minimum $2,000 fine.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Anime fans dress up for serious cosplay at Los Angeles expo
He'd worked for months to get the costume for his anime expo just right - the boots, the belts, the waistcoat with its “Attack on Titan” insignias, the green cape.
Downey High grad serving aboard USS Truman
A 2002 Downey High School graduate and Downey native is serving on one of the world's largest warships, the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman .
All those immigrants (Illegal Aliens)a .send them all to Washington, ...
"New flood of immigrants unsettles some U.S. towns" by Paloma Esquivel, Kate Linthicum, Richard Simon, LA Times, July 2, 2014 1. Carol Schlaepfer, an activist from Pomona who helped block the buses Tuesday in downtown Murrieta, said she and others will organize another protest if officials try again to move immigrants there.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Man sentenced to prison in fatal shooting of Mexican actor in Downey
A Mexican cowboy known as a Charro leads a riderless horse on Nov. 10, 2010, during the funeral for Hermilio Franco, a Mexican actor who was killed in a home-invasion robbery.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Downey pound pooch beyond terrified and depressed: Rescue needed
Honeypie has been at the shelter since June 26 and no one can even tell potential rescuers the dog's sex.
Robert Downey Jr. son Indio, 20, released today after possible cocaine possession
The 20-year-old son of actor Robert Downey, Jr. spent about nine hours in jail in West Hollywood after sheriff's deputies arrested him with what they believed was cocaine, a sergeant said today.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Downey Man, 51, Killed After Riding Bike Into Path Of Metro Blue Line Train
Authorities say a 51-year-old Downey man was killed when he accidentally rode his bike into the path of a Metro Blue Line train.