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Lakewood Pearl Harbor survivor Roscoe Griffith, 98, remembers Japanese attack
The longtime Lakewood resident was aboard the USS Honolulu, which was docked in Pearl Harbor, when Japanese planes began their attack 72 years ago today.
Buyers beware: Study finds that pesticides transfer to marijuana smoke
During a recent presentation at Humboldt State University, Jeffrey Raber said a study he conducted found that up to 70 percent of the pesticides found on a marijuana bud can transfer to the smoke being inhaled.
Police: to prevent burglaries, we must work together
Residential burglaries happen everywhere and Downey is not exempt. Burglaries typically leave victims feeling violated and fearful, but can be prevented in many cases.
Norwalk lands $140K grant to renovate park
Thanks to a $140,000 grant from First 5 LA, the city of Norwalk will renovate Gerdes Park, at 14700 Gridley Road, with nearly $90,000 in brand-new playground equipment next year.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Downey woman wins $1K giveaway
The fall season just got a little warmer for Hometown Hardware & Garden customer Jan Dunlap.
Mayor's Corner: Final message from Mayor Guerra
Hi Downey Family and Friends: This will be my final Mayors Corner. I will be passing the mayor's gavel to our Mayor Pro Tem Fernando Vasquez next Tuesday.
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.