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Meg Zeleny, former artist in residence in Pasadena and founder of many choral groups in the area, contributed her experience, talent, and teaching skills to form the Downey Master Chorale this past fall.
The UCLA Alumni Los Angeles Southeast Network held a teddy bear drive at Stay Gallery in Downey last Thursday, Dec. 12, with more than 200 new plush toys collected for children battling cancer.
"When I first started," city planner William E. Davis says, "the goal of the city was to promote downtown Downey as the destination of choice.
Cerritos, Downey and Signal Hill have been ordered to fork over about $15 million in fee payments they were withholding from the Water Replenishment District after a state court of appeal ruled the cities have to “pay first, litigate later.” The cities sued the district and withheld the fee payments as protest because they said when ... (more)
New laws and consumer tastes impact the milk producing business but Rockview Farms in Downey, California endures through business-to-business sales, expanding production of organic milk which accounts for 12 percent of total revenue, and home delivery that gets milk from the cow to a family's refrigerator in 48 hours.
Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia announced today she has relocated her district office from Artesia to offices at 8255 Firestone Blvd., Suite 203, in Downey, adjacent to Porto's Bakery.
"5 Questions" is an occasional feature in which we ask five questions of Downey business and community leaders.
Downey students were invited as special guests to the Teen Nick HALO Awards earlier this month, a television special that recognizes teens making a difference in their community.
Fourteen Downey educators have been awarded $7,750 in grants by Downey Federal Credit Union to contribute to the enrichment of their students' learning experience.
With more than 100 community leaders, city officials, and residents looking on, Councilman Fernando Vasquez was sworn-in as the 46th mayor of Downey on Tuesday night.
On Thursday morning, many Catholics in Southern California will be celebrating the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe, known as the Patroness of the Americas.
Meruelo Media, a subsidiary of Meruelo Group in Downey, announced today it has purchased KDAY 93.5 FM and will keep its old-school hip-hop format.
Fernando Vasquez was sworn-in as the 46th mayor of Downey on Tuesday night, and during his opening remarks announced plans for several community events in 2014, including a "Tour de Downey" bicycle race.