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San Gabriel Valley Tribune
La Puente man, Downey man killed in Pomona freeway crash identified
Authorities Thursday released the names of a La Puente man and a Downey man killed in a violent crash between two trucks on a freeway transition road in Pomona.
Mon May 20, 2013
Downey: Warren High School awards Golden Bears
Paul Lim, a senor at Downey's Warren High School, received the Grand Golden Bear for being most outstanding student, during the school's Golden Bear program earlier this month.
Sun May 19, 2013
Longtime resident leading historical program
Longtime Downey resident Don Russell, who turned 94 on Tuesday, will present an informal evening of discussion and reminiscing at the Downey Historical Society's meeting Thursday, May 23.
Rio Hondo Golf Club open house
The Rio Hondo Golf Club, a public golf course owned by the city of Downey, will host an open house June 9 from 2-6 p.m. The course will be open for free golf.
from U.S. Bank Carports: Solar Power
At first glance, it appears that the Florence Avenue branch of U.S. Bank has just installed carports for its customers.
Sat May 18, 2013
Shuttle mockup may be wearing out its welcome
City council members are having second thoughts about constructing a $3 million facility to house its much-celebrated space shuttle mockup.
Downey ends talks with county fire
After a lengthy discussion with city staff and Downey fire union representatives, the City Council on Tuesday decided not to proceed its negotiations with the Los Angeles County Fire District for fire and emergency services.
Downey music festival still needs support
Preparations continue for Make Music Downey, a music festival with over 30 performances scheduled for the downtown area on June 8. Organizers Bea Romano and Carol Kearns, of the Downey Arts Coalition, say that additional venues had to be added to accommodate all of the performers who wanted to participate.
City settles police shooting case for $4.5M
The city of Downey has agreed to pay $4.5 million to the family of Michael Nida, the unarmed man fatally shot by Downey Police on Oct.
Tue May 14, 2013
Downey settles wrongful death shooting for $4.5 million
The family of Michael Nida, an unarmed South Gate man shot in the back and killed by a Downey police officer in a case of mistaken identity, agreed to a settlement of $4.5 million in a federal wrongful death suit brought against the city of Downey, attorney Dale Galipo said.
An evening of one act comedies
Local playwright Bill Blush will debut comedic works in "Bill's Shorts: a Brief Evening of One Act Comedies," a staged reading this Sunday, May 19, at Epic Lounge.
Movie Club of Downey celebrates 5 months of stellar films
For the last few months, Movie Club of Downey has been featuring movie gems on the big screen at the Epic Lounge on 2nd Street.
Mon May 13, 2013
Downey City Council tackles fire-related issues in Tuesday's meeting
The future of Downey fire service is up for debate Tuesday night as the City Council decides whether to advance contract negotiations with the Los Angeles County Fire District for fire and emergency services.
Space center may be used as loan collateral
In an effort to secure a $3 million federal loan to build a neighborhood community center, the City Council this week will consider putting up the Columbia Memorial Space Center as collateral.
Fri May 10, 2013
Whittier Daily News
Water Replenishment District approves 9.9 percent increasing in pumping assessment
A regional water agency voted 4-0 Friday to raise its assessment for pumping ground water by 9.9 percent after a nearly three-hour hearing - its first-ever hearing intended to meet the procedural requirements of Proposition 218.
Astro Pak Promotes Stella Gevorgian as Quality Assurance Manager
Astro Pak Corporation today announced the recent promotion of Stella Gevorgian as Quality Assurance Manager for Downey, California Cleanroom .
Police officers to wait tables at Carino's
Downey police officers will be working as waiters and hosts at the Johnny Carino's restaurant at Downey Landing this Thursday, May 16, in an effort to raise money for Special Olympics.
Richard Lee Williams was 92
Richard Lee Williams, 92, a longtime resident of Downey, died peacefully May 4 at South Hills Country Home for the Elderly in West Covina.
School board honors Warren Humanitarian Society
The leaders of the Warren High School Humanitarian Society were honored Tuesday night by the Downey Unified School District Board of Education for their outstanding community service and citizenship.
Thu May 09, 2013
Downey celebrates Bike to School Day
This past Wednesday was National Bike to School Day. With the encouragement of many in the local community, significant numbers of students elected to bike to school.