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  1. Norwalk woman chosen for inaugural UCLA alumni scholarshipRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 17 | Downey Patriot

    The Southeast Bruins, a UCLA alumni association for southeast Los Angeles County, have awarded their first-ever "Southeast Bruins Scholarship." The inaugural recipient is Jennifer Tang of Norwalk.

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  2. Sigfredo AlbaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Downey Patriot

    Born August 23, 1928 in Bogota, Colombia. Passed away on August 27, 2017 in Norwalk, California.

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  3. Shared Stories: CreamistryRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2017 | Downey Patriot

    In the 1920's all children had penny banks to save gift money. Any other money children were given was designated for streetcar fare between school and home.

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  4. Shared Stories: My First Set of WheelsRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2017 | Downey Patriot

    Being the good grandmother, Yolanda Adele digs out her decades-old, special childhood gift so she can help her young grandson learn to roller skate at the local rink. Shared Stories is a weekly column featuring articles by participants in a writing class at the Norwalk Senior Center.

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  5. Opinion: Should Downey continue to fund a $50,000-per-year art gallery?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Downey Patriot

    The Stay Gallery wants $50,000 a year to maintain its Downey Avenue site for the next five years, and it wants the City of Downey to pay it. This is a steep price for a cramped storefront operation, and the city council has been of a mixed mind about how to deal fairly with the question of paying it.

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  6. Norwalk approves retail development at Imperial and BloomfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | Downey Patriot

    In their first official meeting, the newly formed Norwalk City Council unanimously approved project plans for a major dining and entertainment complex. The project, which will sit on the border of Norwalk and Santa Fe Springs at the northwest corner of Imperial Highway and Bloomfield Avenue, was described as a "new gateway" by city staff at Tuesday's meeting.

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  7. Downey man gets prison time for Norwalk-based mortgage fraud schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | Downey Patriot

    Two defendants linked to a mortgage fraud scheme that cost at least $2.4 million when fraudulently purchased homes went into foreclosure have been sentenced to federal prison. The case involves a scheme to fraudulently obtain mortgages for residential properties through the use of "straw buyers" - individuals who pretend to purchase the properties and have no intention of living in the homes.

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  8. Norwalk City CouncilRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2017 | Downey Patriot

    We don't tolerate bullying from children anymore these days so why should we tolerate it from the people who hope to represent us at the local, state and federal levels? The short answer is we shouldn't. Our kids are given lessons at school on why bullying isn't tolerated so why is it that we have seen such a significant increase in bullying in the political arena? We witnessed unprecedented levels of bullying from Donald Trump in the nearly two years leading up to his election last November.

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  9. New Norwalk townhome development officially sold outRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | Downey Patriot

    Brandywine Homes recently announced that all 31 townhomes have been sold at Sunstone, a two-acre, transit-friendly community, located at 11009 Pioneer Blvd., which held its grand opening in May 2016. "Sunstone sold out quickly because it offered rare new homeownership opportunities in the highly desirable Norwalk area," said Dave Barisic, who is in charge of sales and marketing at Brandywine Homes. 2 comments

  10. Andres RuizRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2017 | Downey Patriot

    A Norwalk man who fired a bullet into the air and wounded a 12-year-old girl was sentenced to more than four years in prison after a detective used ballistic evidence to tie a handgun to the crime, authorities said on Thursday. Andres Ruiz, 35, pleaded no contest on Feb. 2 to charges that he discharged a firearm in a grossly negligent manner, with a special allegation of great bodily injury, according to statement released by the Norwalk Sheriff's Station.

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  11. Rita StreedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Downey Patriot

    Rita Murdock Streed was born Rita Grace Murdock on October 5, 1925 in New Mexico to Roy and Gladys Murdock. She became a doting big sister to James and Charles, and was known as "Sis" to her family.

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  12. city clerkRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2016 | Downey Patriot

    After a combined 48 years in office, both Mayor Mike Mendez and Vice Mayor Cheri Kelley opted against running for re-election last Friday, ensuring the city will welcome three new leaders into the dais in March. While Mendez had previously announced that he would not seek reelection, Kelley's decision not to run for another four-year term was a surprise.

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  13. adunaRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2016 | Downey Patriot

    More potential candidates have pulled nomination papers in order to possibly campaign for three open seats on the Norwalk City Council. On March 7, 2017, Norwalk residents will vote to fill two, regular four-year terms and a single two-year term.

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  14. CaltransRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2016 | Downey Patriot

    The I-5 intersection at Florence Avenue is scheduled to undergo long-term construction beginning as early as January of next year. The Santa Ana Freeway Florence Avenue Interchange Project aims to bring several benefits to the highly traveled freeway corridor which extends through Downey and Santa Fe Springs to just north of the 605 bridge.

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