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Downey, California is located in Los Angeles County. Zip codes in Downey, CA include 90240, 90239, and 90242. The median home price in Downey is $465,600 which is roughly $303/per square foot. More Downey information.

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9 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

Mailbag: Crappy Neighbor from Hell found, executed

There's a slight chance you will recall our last Monday Mailbag in which a reader requested that we fire up our Crappy Neighbors from Hell series. Always eager to oblige reasonable requests that require no excess labor on our part, we fired it up.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Press-Telegram

Mailbag: Crappy Neighbor from Hell found, executed

There's a slight chance you will recall our last Monday Mailbag in which a reader requested that we fire up our Crappy Neighbors from Hell series. Always eager to oblige reasonable requests that require no excess labor on our part, we fired it up.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

CBS Local

Two Hurt When Car Overturns In Downey

Two people were injured Friday night when their vehicle overturned at the intersection of Old River School Road and Florence Boulevard, police said. Although it was initially reported that their vehicle had sideswiped a big rig, police later said the crash involved a smaller truck.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Examiner.com

Surrendered dog: Owners claim it costs too much to care for German shepherd

A beautiful German shepherd found herself without a home on the day that her former family decided that she was too expensive for them to care for any longer. The three-year-old dog, named "Lucky," was surrendered to the Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control facility in Downey, California, on August 29 and today, she remains in need of a new home.

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Downey Patriot

Voters will decide $248M bond this November

More than 200 people attended a community open house Aug. 28 for Downey High School's new engineering building, featuring state-of-the-art technology for students. The DUSD hopes residents will approve a new bond measure in November to modernize elementary and middle schools.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

KWNN-FM Stockton

Robert Downey Jr. Talks Battle with Drug Addiction and Passing the Struggle to Son

Robert Downey Jr.'s recovery from drug abuse is about as legendary as his days of addiction. "For some folks it's just a function of age," the Iron Man star told Vanity Fair about overcoming his demons.

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KWNN-FM Stockton

Robert Downey Jr. Talks Battle with Drug Addiction and Passing the Struggle to Son

Robert Downey Jr.'s recovery from drug abuse is about as legendary as his days of addiction. "For some folks it's just a function of age," the Iron Man star told Vanity Fair about overcoming his demons.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Press-Telegram

Cerritos man meets bone marrow donor who saved his life

Fred Schmitthammer, right, hugs Pierre Kueckelmann as a surprise for Schmitthammer on Sunday with a visit from his Kueckelmann his bone marrow donor, who is vacationing from Germany in Downey CA. Sunday September 07, 2014.

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Press-Telegram

Missing 77-year-old South Gate woman found in Downey

Rose Alice Correa was seen about 7:30 p.m. Sunday at her home in the 5300 block off Aldrich Road in South Gate. She was found at the Kaiser Permanente Hospital in Downey, said South Gate police Lt.

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Press-Telegram

Nine people displaced by Downey residential fire

DOWNEY >> A residential fire in Downey displaced nine people and caused about $300,000 in structural damage Sunday night, authorities said today. The fire originated in an attached garage with a master bedroom built overhead in a residence in the 7300 block of Dinwiddie Street, said Downey Fire Department Assistant Chief Bruce English.

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Whittier Daily News

Missing 77-year-old South Gate woman found in Downey

Rose Alice Correa was seen about 7:30 p.m. Sunday at her home in the 5300 block off Aldrich Road in South Gate. She was found at the Kaiser Permanente Hospital in Downey, said South Gate police Lt.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Downey Patriot

Robert Russell Colley

Bob peacefully passed away on August 28, 2014 in his Downey home with family present as he had wished. Having been born in Terre Haute, Indiana on September 10, 1923, he was 90. Bob's family moved to Los Angeles when he was 3 and he had never forgotten growing up during the Great Depression.

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Downey Patriot

Rev. Melby-Gibbons leaving Downey

Rev. Christie Melby-Gibbons is leaving as pastor of the Moravian Church of Downey after "accepting a call to provincial service," the church has announced. Melby-Gibbons became the church's ninth pastor in 2009.

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Downey Patriot

Dr. Stauffer gets her own school

Dr. Mary Stauffer, who has donated millions of dollars in the form of scholarships and grants to Downey students, putting an innumerable number of kids on a path to higher education, received the highest form of gratitude from the Downey Unified School District this week. On Wednesday, West Middle School was rededicated as Dr. Mary R. Stauffer Middle School.

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Downey Patriot

Symphony's 57th season begins Oct. 11

The Downey Symphony launches its 57th season on Oct. 11, with a celebration of the 200th anniversary of "The Star Spangled Banner." "Hearing our national anthem played with the dignity and power of a full orchestra is a stirring experience," board member Lorine Parks commented.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

Dunkin' Donuts expanding to California

The company on Tuesday announced the opening of its first "full expression" locations in Modesto and Santa Monica and also plans to open restaurants in Whittier, Downey and Long Beach in the coming months.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Downey Patriot

INTERVIEW: city council candidate Sean Ashton

A Downey homeowner since 2000, Ashton is a fifth grade teacher with the Los Angeles Unified School District.

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Downey Patriot

City Council rejects live music for south Downey bar

Wary of its close proximity to nearby homes, the City Council on Tuesday unanimously rejected a request by a south Downey bar and lounge to host mariachis, DJs and other forms of live entertainment.

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Engadget

Neuroscience proves nobody likes CGI

Cinema screens are huge, which is odd, because the eye can only focus on a small portion of what's in front of it at any one time.

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Whittier Daily News

Downey students allegedly forced to twerk, hazed at band camp

DOWNEY >> School officials say they are investigating whether an incoming freshman, along with other students, were victims of hazing earlier this week at a camp for band students.

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