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  1. How Porto's Bakery went from an underground Cuban operation to a beloved SoCal institutionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Orange County Register

    Betty Porto, who co-owns Porto's Bakery and Cafe with her family, holds up two cakes at their Downey location, on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. The family is opening a fourth location in Buena Park on March 1. Porto's employees take orders in Downey on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.

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  2. William G. Olson Jr, 1928-2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Noozhawk

    ... Falls, South Dakota, to William and Ruth Olson. At the age of 18, William was employed at Rockwell International in Downey, CA, where he met the love of his life, Ora Olson. They were married Feb. 1, 1958. William and Ora lived in Torrance, CA, for ...

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  3. Funeral set for slain California police officerRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 23 | My Mother Lode

    ... Whittier Area Community Church in Whittier. A funeral service is planned for 10 a.m. on March 3 at the Calvary Chapel Downey in Downey. He will be buried at a cemetery in Whittier. Authorities say suspect Michael Christopher Mejia killed his cousin, ...

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  4. What Trump's policy means for transgender students in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Los Angeles Times

    ... on California's state government, to enforce transgender student rights in a number of school districts, including Downey and Arcadia . In these federal cases, the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights investigated student complaints and ...

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  5. Lonnie CroomRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 23 | Downey Patriot

    City Council members approved the settlement on Feb. 14, seemingly bringing to an end a long and contentious battle between City Hall and the Downey firefighters. The Downey Firemen's Association sued the city in 2014, alleging 14 firefighters were retaliated against after publicly expressing no confidence in then fire chief Lonnie Croom.

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  6. Public viewing, funeral for Whittier police officer to be held next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2012 | Whittier Daily News

    ... Area Community Church, 8100 Colima Road. A public funeral will take place on March 3 at 10 a.m. at Calvary Chapel Downey, 12808 Woodruff Ave. Boyer, a 53-year-old Whittier resident, died in a shootout Monday with a Los Angeles man recently released ...

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  7. Last ditch attempt fails to stall election of new Central Basin Water District board membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... were counted. William Gedney, vice president for environmental quality of Golden State Water Co. and John Oskoui, Downey assistant city manager, were elected with no opposition and Mark Grajeda, Pico Water District general manager, received nearly ...

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  8. Jim RodriguezRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Downey Patriot

    Despite resulting in the approval of plans to bring a new hotel into Downey, last Wednesday's Planning Commission meeting raised several eyebrows due to its multiple hour duration. The commission spent over three hours on the agenda item, eventually passing the plans unanimously with little to nothing changed from the report and plans as they were presented.

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  9. Olivia De Moraes brings Brazilian touch to Palos Verdes playoff runRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | The Daily Breeze

    ... her game back to the States this season. In PV's second game of the year, the junior tallied a hat trick against Downey in PV 4-2 win. She is tied for second on the team with 10 goals and eight assists and scored the game-winner against San Juan ...

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  10. 3 candidates look to fill former Norwalk councilmana s seat in NorwalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Press-Telegram

    ... Economic development, public safety and homelessness would be his focus. On economic development, Menchaca pointed to Downey, with its Downey Landing retail center that opened in 2006. “The surrounding cities, they've prospered. What about ...

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  11. Downey considering request to equip police officers with tactical armorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Downey Patriot

    Citing recent acts of domestic terrorism, the Downey Police Department is asking that the city equip officers with tactical armor, including ballistic helmets, shields and plate carriers. The Downey Police Officers Assoc.

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  12. Downey man charged in gunpoint robberies of Long Beach street vendors selling fruitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Press-Telegram

    Authorities have arrested and charged a Downey man in connection with a spate of gunpoint robberies that targeted fruit vendors in Long Beach, according to police. Miguel Rodriguez, 26, robbed multiple street vendors who were selling fruit between Sept.

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  13. Downey probationer arrested in San Bernardino following high speed chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Whittier Daily News

    SAN BERNARDINO >> A probationer from Downey was arrested early Thursday morning after the pickup truck he was driving crashed ending a high-speed chase. Shortly before 3:30 a.m. deputies attempted to pull over a white pickup truck going westbound on Highland Avenue near Arden Avenue.

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  14. When spring cleaning, consider donating to Assistance League of DowneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Downey Patriot

    It is spring cleaning time, but what do you do with all of the "stuff"? The perfect solution is the Second Tyme Around Thrift Shop. We are open for donations during business hours: Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. The Second Tyme Around Thrift Shop, located at 11026 Downey Ave. is the major fund-raiser for the Assistance League of Downey.

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  15. Don Claude BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Downey Patriot

    Dr. Don C. Brown of Downey, Calif. Passed away at his home on Sat. Jan. 28, just 5 days before his 99th birthday.

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  16. Angel Valentin de la Nuez Lopez passes awayRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | Downey Patriot

    ... ends. Upon taking residence in the United States, he settled in Southern California, spending most of his lifetime in Downey.

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  17. Downey probationer arrested in San Bernardino following high speed chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Press-Telegram

    SAN BERNARDINO >> A probationer from Downey was arrested early Thursday morning after the pickup truck he was driving crashed ending a high-speed chase. Shortly before 3:30 a.m. deputies attempted to pull over a white pickup truck going westbound on Highland Avenue near Arden Avenue.

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  18. Downey considering request to equip police officers with tactical armorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Downey Patriot

    Citing recent acts of domestic terrorism, the Downey Police Department is asking that the city equip officers with tactical armor, including ballistic helmets, shields and plate carriers. The Downey Police Officers Assoc.

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  19. Paramount, Downey boys soccer teams share inclusive spirit in season finaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Press-Telegram

    Edwin Chavez is a Downey alum and a big supporter of the program and his brother, senior defender Kevin Chavez. Edwin celebrates after scoring his goal last week.

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  20. Downey Appliance Repair Teams With Local School to Provide Continuing ...Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Emailwire.com

    Thanks to a new agreement with a local training facility, the appliance repair tech team at the company will be educated on newer advancements in appliance technology - before it actually hits the market Downey, CA -- Citing the continuing improvements in residential & commercial appliance technology, Downey Appliance Repair just enlisted its repair specialists in a new Coaching program fashioned particularly to allow knowledgeable Downey appliance repair employees to maintain their peak talent levels. A spokesperson for Downey appliance repair revealed that the training would feature practical experience with new products from several key appliance brands.

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