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  1. Wilbert G. LidtkeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Downey Patriot

    Wilbert G Lidtke returned to his heavenly father on August 17, 2014. He was 91. He passed away peacefully in his Downey home of 60 years looking forward to being reunited with his dear wife, Dorothea.

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  2. The Class of 2030Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Downey Patriot

    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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  3. Police expands canine forceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Downey Patriot

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

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  4. Poetrypalooza' comes to DowneyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Downey Patriot

    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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  5. It's official: Downey becomes Special Olympics host cityRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Downey Patriot

    A press conference was held Wednesday to officially announce Downey as a host city for the 2015 Special Olympics World Games.

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  6. Downey fire union alleges harassment in latest lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Downey Patriot

    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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  7. Coming Home: Nick VelezRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Downey Patriot

    ... "I miss the smell of gunpowder and being a Marine," he says. Nick is currently the co-owner of Bastards sports bar in Downey. The restaurant is named after the United States Marine Corps, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines nicknamed the "Magnificent ...

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  8. Bringing back Main StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Downey Patriot

    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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  9. Angelo D'Eramo mournedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Downey Patriot

    Angelo Carmine D'Eramo, 83, passed away July 18 of natural causes. He died in Downey with family at his side.

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  10. Sideline: Special event at Conway Christian; UCA volleyball newsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... hitter Heather Schnars, who was a first-team All-SLC selection last season, earned preseason first team honors. The Downey, Calif., native led the Southland in service aces (54), finished third in kills (383), fourth in kills per set (3.51), 11th in ...

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  11. Police Take in 150-Pound TortoiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 3 | NBC Miami

    ... ad a pursuit!" the post said. The animal's owner can contact the Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control center in Downey at 562-940-6898. 4 comments

  12. Dave Alvin & Phil AlvinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Denver Westword

    The Blasters were founded more than three decades ago in Downey, California, by brothers Phil and Dave Alvin along with drummer Bill Bateman and bassist John Bazz.

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  13. Original Metallica Bassist Sells Rare Flyer on eBayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Bass Player

    ... 1982. When we printed our first flyers for our gig in March of 1982, I gave some to my friend Jimmy K. to give out at Downey High School in Downey, CA. He gave some of the flyers and put the rest in a folder and put them in his closet. They ended up ...

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  14. Wall Street expects housing starts reboundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | USA Today

    This Jan. 23, 2013 file photo shows a real estate sign in front of a home in Downey, Calif.

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  15. Too old to be loved: Dumped senior dog longs for her familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Examiner.com

    Mija might be the most difficult placement ever - anyone have an approved rescue partner willing to give this dog a new life? Mija might be the most difficult placement ever - anyone have an approved rescue partner willing to give this dog a new life? Mija is only nine-years-old and was surrendered to Downey Animal Care and Control on July 17.

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  16. San Bernardino man charged in Downey double homicideRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | San Bernardino County Sun

    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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  17. Police make arrest in double-homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | Downey Patriot

    Downey police have arrested a man in connection with a double homicide that occurred in front of a taco restaurant in Downey last year.

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  18. Open seat on city council draws 3 candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | Downey Patriot

    ... B" committee that helped defeat the controversial charter amendment earlier this year. "One of the things that makes Downey different is that we have our own school district, police department, and fire department," said Kiefer. "I realize we pay ...

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  19. Ex-bank manager faces more chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | Downey Patriot

    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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  20. Don't let a neighbor's barking dog drive you crazyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | Downey Patriot

    ... not resolve the issue, then the second step is to contact the city department that handles dog nuisance claims. In Downey, the responsibility has been delegated to the Southeast Area Animal Control Authority (SEAACA). a. First complaint. After ...

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