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  1. 91 Freeway road work to close 2 onramps this weekend in Bellflower and LakewoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | Press-Telegram

    The eastbound Lakewood Boulevard and Downey Avenue onramps will close at 10 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Monday for a pavement rehabilitation project, according to a Caltrans press release. Up to two freeway lanes will be closed from Downey to Clark avenues, and the carpool lane will be considered a regular lane.

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  2. Herea s how Long Beach area hospitals scored on Leapfroga s latest report cardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | Press-Telegram

    Long Beach Memorial Medical Center in Long Beach received a B grade on Leapfrog's latest report card. Nearly half of California hospitals received a grade of C or lower for patient safety on a national report card aimed at prodding medical centers to do more to prevent injuries and deaths.

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  3. Downey man sentenced to prison for mugging Long Beach fruit vendorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 6 | Press-Telegram

    A 26-year-old Downey man was sentenced to six years in prison Wednesday for robbing fruit vendors on the streets of Long Beach, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office. Immediately before the sentencing, Rodriguez pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree robbery, prosecutors said.

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  4. Pilot lands in Whittier parking lot, is arrested on suspicion of flying under the influenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 3 | Press-Telegram

    The pilot of a small plane was arrested on suspicion of operating an aircraft while under the influence after he ran out of fuel and landed in a business parking lot in the Whittier area, authorities said today. Darrell Roberts, 58, of the Riverside County community of Winchester, was taken into custody after the Piper airplane landed late Monday night in the 3700 block of Workman Mill Road, said Lt.

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  5. High speed chase passes through Norwalk, DowneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 3 | Press-Telegram

    LOS ANGELES >> A carjacking suspect led police on a high-speed pursuit from South Los Angeles to Fountain Valley, where he surrendered, authorities said today. The pursuit started about 10:15 p.m. Sunday at Hoover Street and Florence Avenue when officers checked the license plate of a black Chevy Silverado pickup truck and found it was carjacked a few days earlier, said Sgt.

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  6. Buffalo Wild Wings sued over Downey brawlRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | Press-Telegram

    LOS ANGELES >> Buffalo Wild Wings was sued by two customers who allege that poor security allowed them to be beaten by a pair of other guests during a brawl outside the Downey location in 2015. Jose Alcantara and James Cerda filed the lawsuit Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court against Buffalo Wild Wings Inc., the Stonewood Center, Allied Barton Security Services LLC, hired by BWW to provide security, and the alleged assailants, Gabriel Fuerte and Josue Garcia.

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  7. Hours after leaving jail, suspected DUI driver crashes into Downey libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Press-Telegram

    The library suffered extensive damage in the crash early Thursday, March 9, 2017. A man suspected of driving under the influence smashed a car into the Downey City Library early Thursday morning, according to authorities.

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  8. Slain Whittier police Officer Keith Boyer laid to restRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Press-Telegram

    The children of slain Whittier police Officer Keith Wayne Boyer, from left, Ashley Sheleretis, Joshua and Joseph Boyer, salute his casket during funeral services at Calvary Chapel Downey on Friday March 3, 2017 in Downey, Calif. Boyer was killed Feb. 20 when he went to help a driver involved in a car crash and the driver opened fire.

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  9. Bellflower boys soccer wins second CIF-SS championship in three yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Press-Telegram

    Bellflower celebrates with the championship plaque after beating Saugus in the CIF-SS Division 4 championship soccer game played at Warren High School Friday, March 03, 2017, Downey, CA. Bellflower won 2-0 on two goals by Axel Lemus.

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  10. New directors for Central Basin bring back ousted president, cancel investigation contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | Press-Telegram

    COMMERCE >> The three newest members of the Central Basin Municipal Water District on Monday helped bring swift change to the embattled agency, voting to reverse some of the actions a slim majority of the board's members ushered in over the last few weeks. The trio of new directors - Mark Grajeda, William Gedney and John Oskoui - voted with two other board members to bring back Robert Apodaca, the board's former president who was ousted Jan. 23. The additional directors come with state approval - Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, D-Downey, wrote A.B. 1794, which increased the five-member board to eight, and tasked the 30 water utilities represented by the district to elect water professionals into the new seats.

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  11. 3 candidates look to fill former Norwalk councilmana s seat in NorwalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | Press-Telegram

    In addition to electing council members for two full-term seats, Norwalk voters on March 7 will choose among three candidates to fill the remainder of the term of former Councilman Marcel Rodarte. Rodarte stepped down last June, with almost two years left, to take the position of executive director at the California Contract Cities Association, a Cerritos-based organization that lobbies for the interests of its member cities.

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

    Feb 16, 2017 | 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

    Feb 16, 2017 | 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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  14. Paramount, Downey boys soccer teams share inclusive spirit in season finaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | 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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  15. Police arrest 16-year-old accused of posting threat against Warren High in DowneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Press-Telegram

    Police have arrested a 16-year-old student who allegedly posted a threatening message on social media Sunday night implying there would be violence at Warren High School in Downey Monday, according to authorities. “At this time we believe the student acted alone in the threat and had no direct intention of carrying out the threat,” police said in a news release about the incident.

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  16. Downey, Warren split soccer double headerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Press-Telegram

    DOWNEY >> The first time Warren and Downey High boys soccer met this season, they played to a 0-0 double overtime tie. Through 68 minutes of their second meeting, the teams had yet to score.

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  17. Firefighters battle blaze in vacant building in DowneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Press-Telegram

    A fire broke out Wednesday in a vacant building on the property of the Rancho Los Amigos Rehabilitation Center in Downey, forcing crews to battle it from the outside as it went to a second alarm. No injuries were reported as a result of the fire, which was reported about 3:10 p.m. at the one-story building near the intersection of Dahlia Avenue and Consuelo Street on the south side of the rehabilitation center property, a Downey Fire Department dispatcher said.

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  18. Off-duty LAPD officer shoots 2 suspected burglars at his Downey homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Press-Telegram

    An off-duty Los Angeles police officer shot and wounded two burglary suspects who attacked him at his home in Downey early Monday morning, according to authorities. The shooting happened shortly after 1 a.m. in the 7800 block of Borson Street, according to Los Angeles Police Department Capt.

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  19. Man shot in Pico Rivera alley turns up at Downey hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Press-Telegram

    PICO RIVERA >> A wounded man who turned up at a Downey hospital was shot in a Pico Rivera alley early Wednesday morning, officials said. Lt. Alex Villanueva of the Sheriff's Pico Rivera station said the man sustained multiple gunshot wounds to the torso.

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  20. Hundreds seek refunds after a bad batch of masa ruins Christmas tamalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    Customers are still scrambling to get their refunds from Amapola Market after it sold hundreds of pounds of spoiled masa in Downey. The masa is one of the key ingredients for traditional tamale that is a Christmas Eve staple in most Latino households.

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