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  1. Dr. Gerald Lee CoyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 26 | Downey Patriot

    Doctor Gerald Lee Coy, passed away very peacefully, Wednesday July 26, 2017, at his home in Whittier, CA. He was with family and friends.

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  2. Downey man killed; suspect arrested in WhittierRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | Downey Patriot

    A homicide was discovered at a home in the 12200 block of Horley Avenue in the early evening hours on Monday. At around 5:30 p.m., a woman who lives in the front house of the property returned home and found her boyfriend deceased in the backyard of the home. 1 comment

  3. UCLA alumni launch - Bruin Week' in Southeast L.A.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Downey Patriot

    Pictured from left: Maria Torres, Ricardo Perez , Mariachi Alegria de La Vida, Huntington Park Councilmembers Karina Macias and Graciela Ortiz The week-long event is being held from July 17-21 and consists of a series of summer mixers that are held in multiple cities across the Southeast Los Angeles region. Bruin alumni and friends are invited to enjoy tasty food with great people at this annual celebration and see how they can get involved.

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  4. South Whittier elementary school shines with AVID student success programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | Downey Patriot

    South Whittier's Monte Vista Elementary School is setting the foundation for student achievement as the District's only elementary school to incorporate instructional and learning strategies at the core of one of the country's foremost college readiness programs - AVID. This is the second year Monte Vista, a fourth- through sixth-grade elementary school, has been using strategies developed by the Advancement Via Individual Determination program, including notetaking and academic organizational skills, to promote a college-ready culture.

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  5. Whittier Union names attorney-turned-Cal High educator 2017-18 Teacher of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Downey Patriot

    Before becoming an English teacher at California High School, Lori Davies spent 12 years as a successful corporate lawyer, analyzing writs, combing over legal briefs and winning cases for her clients. But it was her passion for transforming the lives of students through teaching that led her to transition from the courtroom to the classroom.

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  6. Things You Didn't Know About Downey: Downey Municipal HeliportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Downey Patriot

    The city of Downey is located 12 miles from the world's largest harbor and one of the nation's largest airport and rail terminals. This location made Downey an ideal site to be part of a helicopter system ferrying freight and passengers to and from LAX, San Bernardino and other local points.

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  7. Councilman Rick Rodriguez: My first 100 days in officeRead the original story

    May 15, 2017 | Downey Patriot

    Within the first four months of being elected to the Downey City Council, I have had the opportunity to get an inside look at our community. I've started working on some key issues affecting our city but most importantly I've seen firsthand the many areas where our city shines and excels.

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  8. Downey High to enshrine 7 into Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Downey Patriot

    Downey High School will induct seven alumni its its Hall of Fame on May 19. This year's inductees include: a- and Wesley Terasaki, Rodney Terasaki, Stanley Terasaki and Carey Terasaki, brothers who have earned a combined 11 university and advanced degrees, including two medical degrees. Induction ceremonies begin at 10:30 a.m. in the Downey High School theatre.

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  9. Whittier eighth-grader overcomes physical challenges to lead team in STEM competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | Downey Patriot

    Los Nietos Middle School eighth-grader Jared Avalos lets his imagination soar each time he meets with classmates for the school's Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement MESA Program, escaping all his day's real challenges. MESA is particularly meaningful for Avalos, who has trouble walking due to a neurological condition called transverse myelitis.

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  10. Whittier PD celebrates Read Across America DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | Downey Patriot

    Rancho Santa Gertrudes Elementary students laughed and listened intently, captivated by community leaders who took turns reading classic tales on March 2 in celebration of Read Across America, the annual reading awareness program. Literary rhymes from Dr. Seuss classics like "The Cat in The Hat," "One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish" and "There's a Wocket in My Pocket" filled classrooms as guest readers encouraged children to explore books and imparted important lessons.

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  11. South Whittier students churn butter as school transforms into colonial AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | Downey Patriot

    Monte Vista Elementary School was transformed into a colonial-era community on Feb. 24 as teachers dressed in period clothing, students churned butter and made candles, and farm animals took over the campus to demonstrate the life of an early English settler. The all-day event was part of a hands-on, interactive "living history" lesson for fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders in the South Whittier school who are studying the American Revolution.

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  12. Downey Calvary Chapel to host services for slain Whittier police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Downey Patriot

    Calvary Chapel Downey will host a public funeral service Friday for Keith Boyer, the Whittier police officer shot and killed in the line of duty last week. Services begin at 10 a.m., followed by a procession to Rose Hills Memorial Park for burial.

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  13. Crime Report, Feb. 27, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | Downey Patriot

    Officers responded on numerous traffic hazards, , due to the heavy rain and winds. The Downey Fire Department and the City Yards also responded to assist.

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  14. Hillview Middle School principal announces retirement at end of school yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | Downey Patriot

    Hillview Middle School Principal Wendy Davio has announced that she will retire at the end of the 2016-17 academic year after eight years with the East Whittier City School District. She joined the District in 2009 as principal of Murphy Ranch Elementary, and has been principal of Hillview since 2014. 1 comment

  15. With help from dogs, students boost academic gradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | Downey Patriot

    Six East Whittier City School District middle school students were recognized on Feb. 2 for successfully completing a four-week dog-training program in which the seventh- and eighth-graders learned as much about themselves as they did about training animals. Since 2013, East Whittier has partnered with the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles to bring the nonprofit's Teaching Love & Compassion TM program to students in the District's Opportunity Program, a transformative intervention class that has provided support to middle school students with academic and behavioral challenges for nearly 25 years.

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  16. Mary Lou Lang dies at 85Read the original story

    Feb 2, 2017 | Downey Patriot

    She was born Nov. 19, 1931 in Ramah, New Mexico. She was a music teacher, teaching guitar for over 40 years.

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  17. Whittier native continues 75 years of Seabee traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Downey Patriot

    "We Build, We Fight" has been the motto of the U. S. Navy's Construction Force, known as the "Seabees", for the past 75 years. Whittier native and Pioneer High School graduate, Petty Officer 2nd Class Angelita Fuller, builds and fights around the world as a member of a naval construction battalion center located in Port Hueneme, California.

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  18. Whittier Union Teacher of the Year inspires thousands over 38-year careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Downey Patriot

    Pioneer High School English teacher Michael Moore has taught thousands of students over his 38-year career, 27 of which have been at the school, deepening their understanding of literature and inspiring his fellow educators to think outside the box to effectively reach the teens in their care. During what may be his last year at the school as he contemplates retirement, Moore received Whittier Union's highest honor bestowed to teachers who are dedicated to their craft and the students who benefit from it - he was named the 2016-17 Teacher of the Year.

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  19. Pat GilRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 | Downey Patriot

    The Downey Symphonic Society, once again in collaboration with the Downey Arts Coalition, will celebrate Downey's 60th anniversary at the opening concert of the 57th season of the Downey Symphony Orchestra at the Downey Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 22. The orchestra, under the direction of Sharon Lavery, will pay tribute to Downey's important role in space exploration with a concert entitled "The Stars Align" by performing Gustav Holst's The Planets featuring a soprano choir from Chorale Bel Canto of Whittier. Also on the program is the world premiere of the Downey Celebration Suite composed by longtime Downey resident Lars Clutterham .

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