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  1. Officials break ground on $215M freeway projectRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Downey Patriot

    City officials broke ground alongside California Department of Transportation District 7 and the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority today to officially kick off the I-5 HOV Florence Avenue Interchange Project. The $215.4 million project extends through from Orr and Day Road in Santa Fe Springs and reaches just south of the San Gabriel River Freeway in Downey.

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  2. Downey students sweep SkillsUSA competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Downey Patriot

    More than 500 Downey Unified School District high school students traveled to Los Angeles recently to contend against high schools from Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles and Orange Counties at the SkillsUSA Regional Competition. Preparing students for their prospective careers or to continue their education, this two day competition was held Jan. 24 and Jan. 31, with the first day challenging students on topics that center around "skills" while the second day focused on the "leadership" portion of SkillsUSA.

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  3. Downey girls introduced to engineering careersRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Downey Patriot

    Eighty female students from the Downey Unified School District recently participated in Cal Poly Pomona's Women in Engineering Program, which helps young women explore careers in engineering. This year's program was held Feb. 23 and had participation from 100 female middle school students.

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  4. Ringling Bros. to retire its traveling elephants; some circus fans upsetRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... said PETA's Winders. She said the reduction in the number of elephant walks coincided with growing protests. Downey resident SanJuana Callahan said of the elephants, "I think it's something very entertaining ... It doesn't seem like they're being ...

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  5. Director Chris Orwoll featured on the Science ChannelRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... first hesitant steps into the cosmos". Space is thread that has wound its way through Orwoll's life. He grew up in Downey, Calif., where the Apollo Command Module and space shuttle were built. "I have had a love of space since childhood," he said. ...

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  6. California to audit finances of Central Basin Municipal Water DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Whittier Daily News

    COMMERCE – The state Legislature's Joint Audit Committee Wednesday ordered an audit of the embattled Central Basin Municipal Water District . Assembly members Cristina Garcia, D-Downey, and Anthony Rendon, D-South Gate, and state Sens. Ed Hernandez, D-West Covina, and Ricardo Lara, D--Long Beach, asked for the audit in a letter to the committee. 1 comment

  7. Andrew Stevens tasked with keeping Downey prepared for disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Downey Patriot

    DOWNEY aS' Andrew Stevens is no stranger to a crisis, but as Downey's newest emergency services manager, the 35-year-old hopes the city will never have to see one. After three years of vacancy, filling the position with Stevens, a former U.S. Marine and disaster response manager, may indicate a new level of commitment from city officials to think outside the box on matters of emergency preparedness.

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  8. Downey Arts Coalition plans open house March 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Downey Patriot

    The Downey Arts Coalition will host an open house on Tuesday, March 10, at 7 p.m. at the Epic Lounge, 8239 2nd Street. The event is free to the public and offers an opportunity to connect with others who have an interest in supporting and participating in local art events.

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  9. 'Kill date' twice delayed: Young, frightened dog has no interestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Examiner.com

    ... she apparently has no one who is interested in her. As such, she is in grave danger. We have a young 'pit bull' at Downey that we've had her kill date put off twice. She is very, very scared and has no interest at all. Heather is just over a year of ...

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  10. Bent Out of Shape: What About Contractures?Read the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 | New Mobility

    ... and locate my own rehab specialist, Dr. Suzy Kim, currently at Rancho Los Amigos Rehab Center in beautiful, downtown Downey, Calif. Kim, herself a C7 incomplete quad from a diving accident while in medical school, had the same can-do attitude as ...

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  11. Deputies recover stolen car in Norwalk, Torrance man arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Press-Telegram

    ... in Solares, 25, of Torrance, was arrested on suspicion of stealing the Civic. The passenger, Adam McPhetridge, 22, of Downey, was arrested on outstanding warrants.

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  12. Downey PD investigating home invasion robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Press-Telegram

    Downey police are investigating a home invasion robbery that took place Friday when a trio of suspects demanded money from a man inside his own house, officials said Saturday. The crime happened Friday at a house near the intersection of Brunache Street and Rives Avenue.

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  13. Wrongful Death Suit Filed Against Eureka; EPD Complaint Review Raises QuestionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

    ... which is jail policy. The lawsuit - which specifically names the city of Eureka, the county of Humboldt, Sheriff Mike Downey and arresting officers Michael Stelzig, Drake Goodale and Bryan Franco - asks that wrongful death and punitive damages be ...

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  14. Dentist, John McAllister DDS, In Downey CA, Provides Safe Solutions For Tooth PainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | LivePressWorld

    ... & Cosmetic Dentistry offers solutions for dental pain relief. The methods are safe and effective for all patients. Downey CA, 28-FEBRUARY-2015 - John G. McAllister DDS Family & Cosmetic Dentistry is pleased to announce that the practice offers a ...

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  15. Police hunt for armed suspects in DowneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Whittier Daily News

    DOWNEY >> Police searched today for possibly armed suspects in Downey, causing two schools to be placed on lockdown for less than an hour. The search got under way about 1 p.m. in the area of Brunache Street and Rives Avenue, said Downey police Sgt.

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  16. Search For Armed Suspects In Downey Prompts School LockdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | CBS Local

    ... local source for news coverage. KNX 1070 is one of the most respected and honored stations in the nation and has [] DOWNEY (CBSLA.com) - Two schools were put on lockdown Friday for about an hour as police searched for possibly armed suspects in ...

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  17. McDonald's at the crossroads. Again.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Christian Science Monitor

    The signage outside a historic McDonald's restaurant is seen in Downey, Calif. The 10-K annual report McDonald's Corp. filed with the SEC this week gives a glimpse into some of the challenges that await the company in the coming year.

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  18. Vietnam vet seeks Navy buddyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Downey Patriot

    Arthur Robert Traendley wrote to the city clerk's office recently, hoping to be put in touch with Stephen Lee Huddleston, whose last known place of residence is Downey.

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  19. Nancy Lou (Hartmann) SpilsburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Downey Patriot

    ... Jessica, Annabelle, Gwen, and many great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. Nancy moved with her parents to Downey California in 1950 at 8 years old. She attended and graduated from Downey High School in 1960. After her marraige to David ...

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  20. Esther A. UvaRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Downey Patriot

    ... Pasquale and Marie Terrameo in Chicago, Illinois. When Esther Uva was 11 months old, her mother and father moved to Downey, California where Esther attended St. Pius X high school in Downey. Esther married Tony Uva on May 9, 1964 and they bought ...

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