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  1. Downey doctors named Physicians of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Downey Patriot

    Both doctors practice out of Pioneer Medical Group's Downey office and are educators in PIH Health Hospital Downey's Family Medicine Residency Program. The Attending Physician of the Year Award recognizes a rotation instructor that "offers the best training, insight, and mentorship to the residents."

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  2. The story behind 1972 movie that was just a front for running drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... end of the run, when the operation led by his older brother began selling cocaine and things turned sinister. But the Downey, Calif., native remembers the fun of it too, when he was a hippie teenager flirting with pretty girls in the belly-dancing ...

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  3. Cuban emigration helped Porto family live American Dream through their bakeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Owner Betty Porto at Porto's Bakery in Downey, Calif., on Friday, June 26, 2015. The family of first generation Cuban immigrants turned their mother's culinary knack into the multi-million dollar Porto's Bakery known for its cakes, potato balls and meat pies, with locations in Burbank, Glendale, Downey and soon West Covina and Buena Park.

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  4. Police seeking suspect in attempt kidnapping in Santa Fe SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Whittier Daily News

    SANTA FE SPRINGS >> Police are looking for the man who tried to kidnap a 57-year-old Downey woman on Sunday and exposed himself to her. The woman got away from the suspect and suffered minor abrasions to a wrist, according to Whittier Police Lt.

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  5. Loretta Brown passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Downey Patriot

    ... Garcia and Alexandra Brown; one great-grandson, Tino; her sister, Joan Ward; and her brother, Donald Moore. Loretta (Downey High class of 1953) and Tom (Downey High class of 1951) grew up in Downey and were high school sweethearts. They raised their ...

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  6. Downey residents taking part in Avon WalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Downey Patriot

    Longtime Downey residents Howard Phillips, Malia Phillips and Alicia Edquist will be participating in the Avon 39 The Walk to End Breast Cancer in Santa Barbara this September. Howard will be walking 39.3 miles while Malia and Alicia will be joining crew to support the walkers along the route.

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  7. Distracted driving cited in fatal Interstate 5 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fresno Bee

    A Downey man who took his eyes off the road to check his car's instrument panel is to blame for a crash that killed a 56-year-old Buena Park woman Saturday on Interstate 5 near Mendota, the California Highway Patrol reported. The incident took place about 6:37 a.m. David J. Avelar, 20, was northbound on in a VW Golf at an estimated speed of 80 mph, the CHP said.

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  8. Dia de los Muertos adds film screenings to scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Downey Patriot

    The third annual Downey Dia de Los Muertos Art Festival, a one-day free event scheduled for Nov. 1, staged in and around the Downey Theatre, is expanding its cinema program to include two full-length feature films, plus an extensive exhibit of posters, lobby cards, and advertisements from the "golden age" of Mexican cinema. "Macario," a masterpiece of magical realism, tells the story of a peasant who encounters the devil, God, fate, and death.

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  9. Porto family lives American Dream through their bakeries, successRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Press-Telegram

    Owner Betty Porto at Porto's Bakery in Downey, Calif., on Friday, June 26, 2015. The family of first generation Cuban immigrants turned their mother's culinary knack into a multi-million dollar bakery known for its cakes, potato balls and meat pies, with locations in Burbank, Glendale, Downey and soon West Covina and Buena Park.

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  10. It was Morocco's 'Argo' - but with drug smugglers making the filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | Los Angeles Times

    Scott Stevenson, a Downey native who now lives in Florida, talks about the hidden reason for making the 1972 short film "Medina." Scott Stevenson, a Downey native who now lives in Florida, talks about the hidden reason for making the 1972 short film "Medina."

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  11. Feral cat caregiver in Monterey Park needs help to relocate catsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Examiner.com

    ... to killing some of the cats. Other cats are missing, and are presumed dead. He trapped one cat and dropped it at Downey shelter. Norma is working on relocating the cats and trying to find barn homes for them as they are not safe any more. Violence ...

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  12. In Memory of Ida LuxRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Downey Patriot

    ... married Cleland A Lux in 1933 and remained in Kansas until 1936 when they ventured out to California. They settled in Downey in 1946 and raised a single son Roger who attended USC. She was a housewife and active in the community with Sister Kenny ...

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  13. Care packages from Downey students delivered to the PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Downey Patriot

    On Sunday, June 7, the KIWIN'S of Diamond Division, which consists of seven high school clubs including Downey High School, witnessed meals they packaged with their own hands be distributed to school children in the Philippines. The project was inspired by Downey High seniors Karina Gonzalez and Liz Manalili.

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  14. Mayor's Corner: Downey staying busy this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Downey Patriot

    ... CAFR Award is the third financial achievement award the City has received in less than six months. It demonstrates Downey's strong commitment to fiscal responsibility and transparency. The City of Downey is doing its part in conserving water during ...

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  15. Save the Brave pedals to PTSD awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Downey Patriot

    ... approximately four and 15 months. Sunday's ride was an attempt by the organization to reach out to the community of Downey and the surrounding areas, in order to bring attention to the many veterans who suffer from the extremely difficult to deal ...

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  16. Healthpointe Welcomes Dr. Divakar R. Krishnareddy to its Orthopedic Team in AnaheimRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | PRWeb

    ... for Orthopedic Surgery. Dr Krishnareddy also served a year-long fellowship at the Rancho Los Amigos Hospital in Downey for the spinal department. As a member of the North Carolina Medical Society, American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons, ...

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  17. Blastersa eligibility comes before the court of the Long Beach Music Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Press-Telegram

    ... of the weight of our responsibility, we had to grapple with the eligibility of the Blasters, headed by a couple of Downey (and Downey High School) kids, Dave and Phil Alvin. We talked to Dave, who, musically, is an easy first-ballot multi-inductee ...

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  18. Illegal fireworks blamed for two fires in DowneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Downey Patriot

    Illegal fireworks are being blamed for igniting two fires in Downey on Tuesday, including one blaze that scorched a home and displaced three residents. The first blaze was a brush fire reported at 10:08 a.m. at 9512 Pico Vista Rd. Authorities say illegal fireworks ignited vegetation adjacent to a home.

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  19. Push to redefine gender plays out in public schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | World Magazine

    In Gloucester County , Va., a 15-year-old wants the government to force schools to allow transgender students to use opposite-sex public restrooms. In Downey , Calif., the Department of Education ruled school officials must allow a student born male to use the girls bathroom, try out for women's sports, and bring makeup to school.

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  20. Desperate for rescue, dumped 14-year-old German shepherd at high kill shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Examiner.com

    What a tragic fate for a 14-year-old sweet German shepherd to be surrendered to a shelter after a life time of devotion and kindness. Sadly, Shelly was an owner surrender to Downey Animal Care Center, and no reason has been given why she was slowly walked into the shelter and left to languish in her own loneliness and confusion.

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