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  1. Downey police officers to wear pink patches for breast cancer awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Downey Patriot

    Downey Police Department has joined several Los Angeles County law enforcement agencies in the #PinkPatchProject, an innovative campaign designed to raise public awareness of and raise funds to combat breast cancer. As a part of the campaign, officers from 25 different agencies throughout LA County will wear vibrant pink versions of their agency uniform patches during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.

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  2. Sean AshtonRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Downey Patriot

    According to Ashton, she was inspired to run when she looked into opportunities to be involved at the school after one of her sons decided to attend Cerritos College after graduating from Warren. "Dillon always struggled with school, so I thought living in Downey and being familiar with the Downey schools, I know that the stuff that's gotten my children through school is parent involvement," said Ashton.

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  3. Ronald MonahanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Downey Patriot

    Long time resident Ronald Monahan age 87 passed away at PIH Downey Hospital on Tuesday afternoon July 6th. Ronald is survived by his four children, Michael, Dennis, Thomas and Patricia.

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  4. Former Warren High student lands internship with PixarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Downey Patriot

    Since Briana Ornelas was a young girl, she dreamed to someday be able to share her creativity with the world. Family, friends and teachers would always find her drawing different characters in a notebook or on her homework; if there was white space on the page, it would be covered with her imagination.

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  5. District 1Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Downey Patriot

    Lujan seeks to represent District 1, which covers south Downey, roughly south of Stewart and Gray Road and east of Brookshire Avenue. Lujan, 48, is an assistant principal at Paramount Adult School.

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  6. Downey man receives ultra rare artificial heart transplantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Downey Patriot

    For most people, being described as "heartless" would be considered unflattering, insulting and downright rude. But for 55-year-old Downey resident Johnny Lemucchi, it's a more accurate term than many might realize.

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  7. Golden CorralRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | Downey Patriot

    The new Golden Corral opening this summer at Lakewood Boulevard and Gallatin Road will be one of the most environmentally-friendly restaurants in Downey, officials said. Golden Corral announced it is partnering with Ecco-Technologies to reduce the amount of organic waste that winds up in dumpsters and landfills.

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  8. Crime Report, July 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Downey Patriot

    Thursday, July 7: At noon, an officer conducting a traffic stop at Downey & 2nd Street, observed a loaded handgun in the vehicle's glovebox when the driver opened it to retrieve their vehicle's registration. The suspect, a 25-year-old man from Pico Rivera, was arrested without incident.

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  9. CoyotesRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | Downey Patriot

    It was a warm summer evening in August 2010 when I was coming home from dinner with my girlfriends that my life changed. As I pulled into the driveway at my home there sat a scared and scroungy dog who wouldn't move an inch as I tried to park my car.

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  10. Mexican American Bar Association to hold annual golf tournament in DowneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Downey Patriot

    More than 150 judges, prosecutors, public defenders, private attorneys, and supporters will participate in the Mexican American Bar Association's annual golf tournament at the Rio Hondo Golf Club on Friday, July 29. MABA, as the association is known, was founded in 1959 by a group of Mexican-American attorneys who saw the need "to create an organization committed to empowering and educating the Latino community." Noreen Barcena, who co-chaired the event, stated: "I am excited and sincerely grateful to the local businesses and restaurants who have so graciously signed up to participate.

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  11. Funeral services set for Downey resident Tobias SanchezRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Downey Patriot

    Tobias Sanchez, born in Belen, New Mexico to Macedonio and Clara Sanchez on June 19, 1923, passed away July 1. He was one of 12 siblings, all of whom were raised on the family farm in Belen. As a young man, he left for California and joined the Navy, where he was a landing boat driver in World War II.

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  12. Gaucho GrillRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Downey Patriot

    Already established as a group of traditional style restaurants in Southern California, the newest location is owned and operated by Downey locals Kirk Cartozian and Adrian Amosa, who said they are are out to redefine contemporary Argentine cuisine - from the food to the experience. Cartozian, a well-known Downeyite who previously served as mayor of Downey, a Downey High School teacher and, most recently, a commercial real estate broker, has longed for the opportunity to open his own concept-driven steakhouse.

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  13. Downey families participating in walk to end breast cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Downey Patriot

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

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  14. For one day only, Ringling Bros. turns Downey into a circusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Downey Patriot

    The Columbia Memorial Space Center was a literal circus Tuesday as Ringling Brother's and Barnum and Bailey treated around 150 kids and a few lucky passersby to a sneak peak of their brand new show "Out of This World." Acrobats, unicyclists, contortionists, and even a handful of clowns dazzled spectators as they displayed what happens when art and STEM collide.

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  15. PokemonRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Downey Patriot

    If you look out your window tonight and see a person or two hanging out close-by, there's a good chance you have a Pikachu on your front lawn. Last Wednesday, software development company Niantic Labs released Pokemon Go, a new gaming app that uses a mobile device's camera and GPS to virtually insert popular creatures called Pokemon into the world for players to "catch," battle and collect.

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  16. District 3Read the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | Downey Patriot

    Louis Morales officially announced his candidacy for City Council last week, confirming he will seek to replace Roger Brossmer, who is termed out of office this November. Morales, 52, is the owner of his own economic development consulting firm and has served on the Downey Planning Commission since 2009, an appointee of Brossmer.

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  17. Downey rallies behind police department after Dallas tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Downey Patriot

    Just days after tragedy struck the law enforcement community nationwide, the city of Downey has come together in an immense show of support for their local Downey Police Department officers. Many Downey residents spent part of their Saturday bringing in gift cards for Downey officers as a way of saying "thank you."

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  18. WWII veteran returns to France for installation of 10th Armored Division memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Downey Patriot

    Longtime Downey Resident Craig Charlton recently returned home from France after participating in celebrations related to the installation of a memorial placed in recognition of the 10th Armored Division. The 10th Armored division was activated at Fort Benning, Georgia in July of 1942.

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  19. Downey woman with ties to Florencia 13 convicted on racketeering chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Downey Patriot

    A federal jury late Tuesday convicted three men and one woman from Los Angeles County of conspiring to participate in the racketeering activities of the Florencia 13 criminal street gang , as well as of related drug trafficking and firearms offenses. Jose Dorado, 34, Tannous Fazah, 26, Jose Sanchez, 40, all of Huntington Park, and Giselle Casado, 33, of Downey, were convicted on Tuesday in United States District Court following a 13-day trial.

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  20. Dale MillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Downey Patriot

    It might initially appear when a person spends the bulk of his 86 years within a 20-mile radius that this is most likely an insignificant life. But that assumption is prove n false when one examines the life of long-time Downey resident Dale Miller.

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