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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 $460,000 which is roughly $312/per square foot. More Downey information.

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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.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Cincinnati CityBeat

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.

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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.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Downey Patriot

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)

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Downey Patriot

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.

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Downey Patriot

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.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Detroit News

Dave and Phil Alvin find their 'Common Ground'

'Common Ground,' the first album brothers Dave Alvin, left, and Phil Alvin have recorded together, has them covering Big Bill Broonzy songs.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Downey Patriot

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.

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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.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Downey Patriot

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.

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Downey Patriot

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.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Examiner.com

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.

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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.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Downey Patriot

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.

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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.

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Downey Patriot

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 .

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CNN

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.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Man sentenced to prison in fatal shooting of Mexican actor in Downey

A Mexican cowboy known as a Charro leads a riderless horse on Nov. 10, 2010, during the funeral for Hermilio Franco, a Mexican actor who was killed in a home-invasion robbery.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Examiner.com

Downey pound pooch beyond terrified and depressed: Rescue needed

Honeypie has been at the shelter since June 26 and no one can even tell potential rescuers the dog's sex.

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Press-Telegram

Robert Downey Jr. son Indio, 20, released today after possible cocaine possession

The 20-year-old son of actor Robert Downey, Jr. spent about nine hours in jail in West Hollywood after sheriff's deputies arrested him with what they believed was cocaine, a sergeant said today.

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