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  1. Festival of Books: Authors and visitors gather early for the love of booksRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... practiced their speeches. Authors lined up to receive access badges, chatting up neighbors and hugging old friends. Downey residents Julie Thormodsen, 53, and her father-in-law, Richard Thormodsen, 85, woke up at 7:30 a.m. to eat breakfast and catch ...

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  2. Trump rolls snake eyes, investors left empty handedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2009 | Examiner.com

    ... she wrote. Guadalupe Mendoza, 47, paid a $200,000 deposit at the first-day sale in San Diego, refinancing her Downey home and getting a loan from a sister. She watched a giant screen show units getting snapped up. After signing papers, buyers were ...

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  3. VIDEO: Miss Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach is crownedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... r Thursday's activities . The winner was Natasha Alhandy-Shaw of Whittier. The first runner up was Alliyah Becerra of Downey, and Long Beach resident Erika Abke came in as second runner up.

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  4. Starbucks opening walk-up store in DowneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Downey Patriot

    The new Starbucks will be located on the southeast corner of Imperial Highway and Bellflower Boulevard. The location will be a walk-up and drive-thru establishment, with an outdoor dining area and drive-thru lane included.

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  5. Inspiring women honored by Downey SoroptimistRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Downey Patriot

    Five women who actively give back to the Downey community were honored by Soroptimist International of Downey on Thursday during a breakfast event at the Rio Hondo Event Center. Honorees included Jackie Pardo, a teacher and club advisor at Warren High, who was honored with the Soroptimist Ruby Award; and four Women of Distinction: Blanca Rochin, Lupe Rodriguez, Nancy Swenson and Patricia Russell-Rohrer.

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  6. Free concert Sunday at First BaptistRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Downey Patriot

    Singer and songwriter Macain Treat, a graduate of Downey High School, will perform with his band Tenth and California in a free concert this Sunday at First Baptist Church of Downey. The group takes its name from an intersection in Santa Monica, where as a worship pastor for Trinity Church, Macain forged relationships with talented musicians.

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  7. A Pilgrimage to the World's Oldest Surviving McDonald'sRead the original story

    Thursday | Eater

    The oldest existing McDonald's restaurant on earth is in a town called Downey, about a 15-minute drive southeast of Downtown Los Angeles. You might not even recognize it as a McDonald's while driving by - it looks like your archetypal California roadside burger shack, but the look and feel of the modern McDonald's, as perfected by Ray Kroc, somehow didn't reach this particular franchise.

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  8. Chevelle Rules at the 2015 Original Parts Group Classic Car ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Hot Rod Magazine

    ... has been a popular choice to paint a Chevelle. The dark metallic blue 1969 Chevelle shown in the gallery belongs to a Downey, California, resident we met at OPG last February while buying parts. It was great to see the guy had finished his car in ...

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  9. The Enclave Trades Hands for $61MRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | GlobeSt.com

    ... to improve the asset and allow it to compete better with markets outside of Paramount, like Norwalk, Lakewood, Downey and Bellflower. Those are all higher rental level markets, and they felt like they could help bridge that gap by improving the ...

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  10. Obituary: John Joseph 'J. J.' SilvasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Verde Independent

    ... J. J. lived in LA and Montebello before settling in Simi Valley, CA for the next 20 years. In 1990, J. J. moved to Downey, CA and then on to Cottonwood, Arizona in 2003 after retiring from Southern California Gas Company with 35 years of service. J. ...

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  11. Crime ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Downey Patriot

    Friday, April 3 During the evening hours, Downey Police Officers worked the Downtown area. During their deployment, they issued seven alcohol related municipal code citations, three traffic citations and three parking citations.

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  12. MTV Movie Awards: Amy Schumer scores the laughsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Los Angeles Times

    ... the focus shifted back to the big screen, and cast members of "The Avengers" assembled onstage to present Robert Downey Jr the generation award, MTV's version of a lifetime achievement award. Downey took the stage in red-lens shades to give his ...

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  13. Blind and possibly injured senior beauty needs out of Downey shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Examiner.com

    ... out. Artie (A4814742) is an approximately 10 year old Cocker Spaniel. He's not yet been neutered. Artie came in to Downey Animal Care Center on April 3 and can been seen at his temporary home at D706. Unfortunately, Artie is blind, and may be ...

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  14. Sad, lonely and confused German shepherd surrendered to busy shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Examiner.com

    ... earlier this week. Coyta is a handsome German shepherd, and for an unknown reason was surrendered on April 8, to the Downey Animal Care Center. Sadly, Coyta is extremely sad and confused and as expected is not liking shelter life. He is friendly and ...

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  15. Apollo 13 is crippled while in space in 1970Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | New York Daily News

    ... in raft as Lovell comes aboard during recovery operation on April 17, 1970. At the North American Rockwell plant in Downey, Calif., where the command ship was made, more engineers began efforts to duplicate conditions which could have led to the ...

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  16. 8 Great Free Things to Do in L.A. This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | LA Weekly

    ... intended to connect young, female science enthusiasts with pros, and an April 10 science fiction movie night. The Downey-based museum offers free admission throughout the festival. Take some time to check out Apollo Boilerplate 12 spacecraft and ...

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  17. Tip-a-cop fundraiser at Johnny Carino'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Downey Patriot

    Downey police officers will be working as hosts and waiters at Johnny Carino's on April 30, collecting tips for local Special Olympics athletes.

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  18. Supermarket gets OK to remodel, expand Beach's MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Downey Patriot

    The Downey Planning Commission recently approved plans for modifications and remodeling to the former Beach's Market building in order for a new Vallarte Supermarket to be established. Plans for the remodeling will enlarge the currently vacant building to provide more floor area, with the addition of a new truck loading area also included.

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  19. Mildred Kullbom passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Downey Patriot

    ... and Patty at Fort McPherson U.S. Army Base in Atlanta, where Ken was stationed during WWII. Ken and Millie moved to Downey in 1953 where she gave birth to their third daughter, Judy. They bought a home in 1960 where she resided until January 2013. ...

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  20. Global photographer to exhibit work in DowneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Downey Patriot

    ... 2nd Annual International Artist Series, which began last year when Anne Rigney, of Roscommon, Ireland, traveled to Downey to exhibit her works to deepen the relationship between the two sister cities. "Our goal is to bring at least one international ...

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