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  1. Downey Unified's summer programs now underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | Downey Patriot

    Beginning the week of June 11, Downey Unified launched its summer enrichment programs for students, this includes summer school at each high school, extended school year programs , Summer 101 and STEAMworks.

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  2. Street damaged by sinkhole could reopen todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | Downey Patriot

    An automotive crash and subsequent sinkhole late Saturday evening put a damper on Father's Day for Downey residents in and around a Rives Avenue neighborhood. The crash, which occurred in the 12000 block of Rives Avenue near Brunache Street, happened around 10:15 p.m. after authorities say the driver of an SUV swerved to avoid another vehicle, striking a power pole and shearing a fire hydrant.

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  3. Planning Commission to consider 8-unit apartment complex on 4th StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | Downey Patriot

    Efforts to further infuse downtown Downey with residential development will continue Wednesday when the Planning Commission considers a proposal to build a two-story, eight-unit apartment complex. Real estate agent George Sanabria is proposing to build the apartment complex at 8139 4th St. on property currently occupied by a 1,326 sq.

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  4. At Milky Way Tea House, Downey finally gets its boba fixRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | Downey Patriot

    Tucked within the Downey Gateway is Milky Way Tea House, a small, family-owned and operated business known for their boba teas and floats. Manny Medina, 29, was always a neighbor to Downey before moving into the city around three years ago.

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  5. Welcome to King CobraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Downey Patriot

    When Isaias Nambo opened the doors to King Cobra three years ago, he envisioned bringing his love of mixed martial arts to Downey and its surrounding communities by creating a gym that promotes competitive, full-contact training for all skill levels and ages. Nambo has been a Muay Thai practitioner for 16 years now.

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  6. Bonnie Jean (Strong) AddingtonRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 14 | Downey Patriot

    The life of Bonnie Jean Addington ended May 22, 2018 in Live Oak, Calif. where she resided in the River Valley Care Center.

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  7. Mayor's Corner: Happy Father's Day to Downey dadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | Downey Patriot

    As the year reaches its midpoint, I would like to thank you all for being an amazing community. I hope you are all having a great summer and I wish that the rest of 2018 is a prosperous year.

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  8. After a surprise cancer diagnosis, Downey teacher turns focus to helping othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | Downey Patriot

    So when the 37-year-old teacher at Ward Elementary School went to see her doctor over a pesky cough, the last words she expected to hear were "lung cancer." "I went to the doctor numerous times, and at first they thought it was Bronchitis.

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  9. Team U.S.A's next Olympic champion could be found in DowneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | Downey Patriot

    Athletes from around the region and country recently gathered at 24 Hour Fitness, each with their eyes set on become Team USA's next Olympic hopeful. On June 2, the 24 Hour Fitness location at the Downey Promenade saw athletes of varying ages, backgrounds, sizes, and focuses attempt to pull, jump, and run their way into the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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  10. William Hojel passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 7 | Downey Patriot

    William Hojel, a Downey resident for the past 55 years, died May 23 at age 86. He was born April 22, 1932 and enjoyed nature and animals.

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  11. Julie Garcia takes over as Gangs Out of Downey presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 7 | Downey Patriot

    Julie Garcia was sworn-in as president of Gangs Out of Downey on Tuesday, the non-profit group that works to combat gangs in the Downey community.

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  12. Downey's Gasoline Fire of 1922Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 7 | Downey Patriot

    Downey had a major disaster on April 21, 1992 when a worn drag chain meant to dissipate static electricity didn't work and a static spark set off a gasoline tanker and trailer that was refueling Downey's main gas station at Downey Avenue and New Street. The fire burned 2,400 gallons of gas, 1,700 of which came from the truck and the rest from within the tanks of the razed station which belonged to Newbold and Speaker.

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  13. Barriles RestoBar seeks to elevate modern Mexican cuisineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 7 | Downey Patriot

    "Downey is such an exciting place to be right now. We wanted to add to the excitement by providing a venue that delights guests with hand-crafted speciality cocktails, unique dishes, and a lively rooftop to create a one-of-a-kind experience," said co-founder Fernando Vasquez, who owns the restaurant with Mario Trujillo.

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  14. Claudia Frometa announces candidacy for City CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Downey Patriot

    Frometa is employed by Kaiser Permanente Foundation and Health Plan and is part of their national emergency management team, providing support and consultation to hospitals throughout Southern California. She has more than 20 years' experience in disaster preparedness , education, public relations and motivational public speaking.

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  15. Shannon DeLong leaves to become assistant city manager in WhittierRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 5 | Downey Patriot

    A UCLA graduate, DeLong began her Downey career in 2007 as a special projects coordinator. She was named assistant to the city manager in 2011 and a year later became interim executive director of the Columbia Memorial Space Center.

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  16. Downey attorney Ricardo Perez added to Maba Pac board of directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 31 | Downey Patriot

    The Mexican-American Bar Association PAC recently voted to add Downey attorney Ricardo Perez to its board of directors. MABA PAC is one of the most influential Latino organizations in California whose members are attorneys, civic leaders and business people from diverse ethnic backgrounds.

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  17. Prospective city council candidates mull run for officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 30 | Downey Patriot

    Downey City Council elections are still five months away, but potential candidates are already strategizing as they mull possible runs at two open seats. Mayor Sean Ashton, elected in 2014, is up for re-election.

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  18. Mayor's Corner: Summer in DowneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 30 | Downey Patriot

    As summer approaches, the question of what do with our children during their time off of school arises. Summer is an amazing time for growth and maturity in all children.

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  19. Southeast Eats explores: Guacamaya OasisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | Downey Patriot

    Guacamaya Oasis is one of the latest businesses to join the gastronomic movement in Downey and throughout Southeast L.A. This new restaurant brings something new to the community: food that is fresh, healthy, unique and most of all, delicious. Guacamaya Oasis is home to culinary creations unlike anything ever made: torta sandwiches with soy chorizo, natural aguas frescas, and salads with all-organic ingredients.

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  20. Warren High senior selected for Gates ScholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | Downey Patriot

    A first-generation college student from a family born in Jalisco, Mexico, Alejandra Barreto moved to Downey from Lynwood when she was in middle school. Attending West Middle School her seventh-grade year, then transitioning as a freshman to Warren High School, Alejandra's parents always encouraged her to strive for success.

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