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  1. Warren High PTSA wins wagerRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Downey Patriot

    ... ano, second vice president and membership chair of the Warren High PTSA. "Thanks to all who participated. The city of Downey is very lucky to have such devoted alumni, family and friends."

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  2. Mayor's Corner: first message from Downey's newest mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Downey Patriot

    As your new mayor, it is my pleasure to be able to connect with you through our great community newspaper, the Downey Patriot. I am happy to continue this tradition of the monthly Mayor's Corner and will do my best to provide you with valuable information about our city.

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  3. Darrell Bever passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Downey Patriot

    ... was a member of the Rio Hondo Men's Golf Club. He and his wife, Lorrie, raised their family in Cerritos and moved to Downey in 1978. He is survived by his wife, Lorrie; children, Anthony, Mark and Laura; grandchildren, Troy and Milan; and ...

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  4. Dave and Phil Alvin of The Blasters reunite for album, sold-out show at The TroubadorRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

    ... Ground: Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin Play and Sing the Songs of Big Bill Broonzy" was released last spring, and the Downey siblings behind the '80s roots/punk band the Blasters have been touring their blues legend's show for nearly a year, with a ...

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  5. Americas United Bank Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014Read the original story

    Wednesday | Business Wire

    ... and high net worth individuals from its head office at 801 N. Brand Boulevard, Suite 180, Glendale, CA 91203 and the Downey Office at 8255 Firestone Boulevard, Suite 110, Downey, CA 90241, and the Lancaster Office at 539 West Lancaster Boulevard, ...

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  6. In L.A.'s Suburbs, a Mini-Empire of '80s BarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | LA Weekly

    Inside the Hully Gully in Downey on a recent Saturday night, the big 1980s pop hits don't do as well as the cult ones. There's a lot of love for Afrika Bambaataa's influential track "Planet Rock" and Gucci Crew II's Miami bass jam "Sally, That Girl."

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  7. Devils' Martin goes west for bowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | MDJonline.com

    ... him into a receiver at the college level. He played receiver in Sunday's West Coast Bowl at Warren High School in Downey, Calif. and played on Matthew Hatchette's Team SPEED that beat Terrell Owens' Team IMPACT, 24-19. He also got to play for former ...

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  8. Alvin Brothers Breathe New Life Into Pre-War Blues and BrotherhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Phoenix New Times

    ... Big Bill's voice and guitar playing, as was David, and I became a Big Bill fan for life." The Alvin boys grew up in Downey, California, 13 miles southeast of LA, raised by parents Cass and Eleanor Alvin. The Alvin house was always alive with music. ...

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  9. CHP Nabs Woman After High-Speed Chase With Child In Her CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | CBS Local

    DOWNEY - The CHP says they arrested a woman after she led them on a high-speed chase from Norwalk to Downey with a child in her vehicle. Deputies with the Lakewood Sheriff's Station began following her at 4:47 p.m. northbound on the Long Beach Freeway at Rosecrans Avenue in Paramont, according to CHP Officer Alex Rubio.

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  10. Honda bets on redesigned trucks to boost U.S. salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Automotive News

    ... portfolio as "another key component in the all-wheel-drive platform," said Jeff Hodge, president of Honda World Downey in Downey, Calif. The aging three-row Pilot SUV, a weak spot in Honda's lineup as it lags the Jeep Cherokee, is getting an ...

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  11. Honda dealers gear up for launches of key vehiclesRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Automotive News

    ... of the updated CR-V compact crossover, which launched in October. Jeffrey Hodge, 45, president of Honda World Downey in Downey, Calif., who took over as chairman of the Honda National Dealer Advisory Board in July, spoke with Staff Reporter Jaclyn ...

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  12. Downey takes down league-rival Gahr in wrestlingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | LA Daily News

    Downey High's wrestling squad defeated Gahr at home 60-16 on Thursday night in a pivotal San Gabriel Valley League matchup. The Vikings improved to 2-0 in league competition as they quickly pulled ahead 18-0 after the first three bouts, with 126-pounder Carlos Rivas gaining the first victory and Armando Padilla and Gregory Lopez winning by pin.

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  13. The Downey Lions ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Downey Patriot

    The Downey Lions Club is selling commemorative stuffed lions for $5 as it raises money for Downey's hosting of Special Olympics athletes later this summer. As an official host city, Downey will provide food and shelter to 100 athletes and coaches during the Special Olympics World Games, which begin July 25. To purchase a stuffed lion, call Lenora Perri at 283-9825 or Grissel Chavez at 544-0794, or email downeylions@gmail.com.

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  14. Robert Stiles, minister and realtor, passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Downey Patriot

    ... in the United Church of Christ, and held positions in churches across the U.S. during his career, settling in Downey in the mid 1970s. In his later years, Bob became a realtor. He is survived by his spouse, Clement Cheung; three children, Kimberly, ...

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  15. Exhibit of Ukrainian revolution comes to DowneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Downey Patriot

    ... trade agreement. Artists were active in the movement from the start. Now a traveling exhibit of their work comes to Downey after successful runs in Berlin, London and New York. Participating artists include painter Matviy Vaisberg, photographers ...

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  16. Downey wins award for fiscal budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Downey Patriot

    For the first time in the city's history, Downey has been awarded the Government Finance Officers Association's Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its Fiscal Year 2014-15 Budget. The GFOA Award recognizes the city's efforts in producing a comprehensive budget document that excels in four major categories such as a policy document, a financial plan, an operations guide and a communications device.

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  17. City launches stroller fitness classRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Downey Patriot

    Downey's Parks and Recreation Department has announced a new class, "Total Body Stroller Fitness," with sessions beginning Feb. 6, March 13 and April 17. Classes are led by Carl Causly and take place on the Furman Park walking trail. Cost for Downey residents is $28 for four sessions .

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  18. Crime in Downey down 29% since 2010Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Downey Patriot

    The Downey Police Department reported today that overall crime in Downey is down 14% from last year, and since 2010, crime has dropped 29%. In a statement, the police department attributed the drop in crime to several factors, including a thriving neighborhood watch program and the deployment of specialized crime units.

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  19. Downey schools adopt transgender student policiesRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2014 | LA Independent

    - Students, faculty members and staff in the Downey Unified School District had a new, unusual set of rules to follow when classes began last week - treatment and privacy rights of transgender students. Complying with a new state law, AB 1266, school ...

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  20. All-Area Football First TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Glendale News-Press

    ... Valley Will long be remembered for his outstanding play in CIF championship game and his game-sealing tackle against Downey, but the Pacific League co-Defensive Player of the Year had a terrific season overall with 134 tackles and 9.5 sacks. DL ...

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