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Sister Doherty's life behind bars
From the cops and the courts to the kids and the crimes, she's seen them all. She's witnessed the steady ebb and flow of juvenile offenders as well as the evolution of the nation's largest prison bureaucracy.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Fat pets a growing problem in animal shelters
Although you think that sharing your cheeseburger with your pet is a wonderful treat, beware that you can be contributing to a future of complex health problems.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Downey Planning Commission will decide on nightcluba s go-go dancers proposal at August 20 meeting
DOWNEY >> A controversial proposal to bring go-go dancers to a local nightclub will be up for final approval by the city's Planning Commission on Aug. 20. The City Council addressed some public concerns about the proposal at its meeting Tuesday evening, but will not be able to take any action until the commission makes its final decision.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Lake County Record-Bee
Robert Downey Jr. is still Hollywood's best-paid actor
Forbes magazine reports Downey is the highest paid actor in Hollywood for the second straight year, estimating the "Iron Man" star earned $75 million between June 2013 and June 2014, which is about the same amount as he earned last year.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Bond of Brothers
When Dave and Phil Alvin were just kids in Downey, Calif., they already had developed a curiosity about the roots of American music.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Whittier Daily News
Downey Planning Commission approves go-go dancers, angers mayor
DOWNEY >> Downey planning commissioners approved a controversial proposal last week to allow a nightclub to feature go-go dancers as part of its regular entertainment lineup.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Summer of cycling update
Downey's summer of cycling continues on the heels of June's successful all-day "Rock N' Ride" event, which featured the city's first annual "Tour de Downey," at which nearly 300 riders participated in two rides on Saturday, June 14. A marvelous aerial video of the event, focusing on a local ride through parts of the residential Downey community, is ... (more)
Downey woman joins fight against cancer
"My mom would constantly tell me to go to the doctor, 'Bere you look pale, you don't look wella ' Yes, I was more tired and fatigued than usual but I assumed that it was just stress from trying to balance out school, work, internship, sorority, family, friends and boyfriend all at once," Guerrero said.
Planning Commission OK's go-go dancers for nightclub
Going against the recommendations of Downey Police and city planners, a majority Planning Commission on Wednesday night gave preliminary approval to a nightclub's request to use go-go dancers on a probationary basis.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Downey nightclub trying again for go-go dancers
Rejected twice before, representatives for Club DB Lounge hope the third time will be the charm when they appear before the Downey Planning Commission on Wednesday seeking permission to hire go-go dancers and classify them as live entertainment.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Victorville Daily Press
Apple Valley eyes water supplier Updated at
Amid growing fervor about rising water prices, the town is taking its first solid step toward purchasing a major water supplier.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Police issue 25 citations for illegal fireworks
Despite extensive public outreach and the threat of heavy fines, Downey city council members admitted this week that illegal fireworks rained over the city on Independence Day, and there may not be much more the city can do about it.
Bri Winkler to share her stroke survival story
The RTH Stroke Foundation announced today that it has opened up 150 additional seats for its upcoming free Primary Stroke Prevention seminar on Wednesday, July 30 because of a very special guest who will be joining the program.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Incredible German shepherd waits for a home at animal control
On June 25, a stunning German shepherd named "Apollo," found himself behind the bars of a kennel run at the Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control facility in Downey, Calif.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Courthouse News Service
Man Gets 25 Years for Killing an Actor
A man who shot a Mexican actor to death during a burglary has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
City promises $2K fines for illegal fireworks
The Downey Police Department is reminding residents that anyone caught using illegal fireworks will be issued a minimum $2,000 fine.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Anime fans dress up for serious cosplay at Los Angeles expo
He'd worked for months to get the costume for his anime expo just right - the boots, the belts, the waistcoat with its “Attack on Titan” insignias, the green cape.
Downey High grad serving aboard USS Truman
A 2002 Downey High School graduate and Downey native is serving on one of the world's largest warships, the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman .
All those immigrants (Illegal Aliens)a .send them all to Washington, ...
"New flood of immigrants unsettles some U.S. towns" by Paloma Esquivel, Kate Linthicum, Richard Simon, LA Times, July 2, 2014 1. Carol Schlaepfer, an activist from Pomona who helped block the buses Tuesday in downtown Murrieta, said she and others will organize another protest if officials try again to move immigrants there.