Archive for November, 2011


Batten down the hatches and eat your perishables, sheriff issues wind warning

Nov 30, 2011 Comments Off by

DOWNEY – The National Weather Service is calling for Santa Ana wind gusts up to 60 mph tonight and Thursday morning. The wind is expected […]

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Slackers can get fines forgiven, help feed the needy

Nov 30, 2011 Comments Off by

DOWNEY – The library throughout December is hosting its Food for Fines program, which allows those with overdue fines to donate food. The program is […]

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Is the machine gun a baby? Or will I be killed if I drive dangerously? Or both?

Nov 30, 2011 Comments Off by

I saw this sticker on the way to work. And, as news anchors on TV like to say, it left more questions than answers. Is […]

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Budget reform, veterans, development major priorities of incoming Mayor Brossmer

Nov 30, 2011 No Comments by

DOWNEY – Councilman Roger Brossmer is pushing an agenda of budget reform and technological advances, according to a list of priorities he released this week […]

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It looks like La Barca is ready to set sail, the torch has been lit

Nov 29, 2011 No Comments by

It looks like the La Barca Grill and Cantina is almost ready to embark. A guy was experimenting with this ring of fire Monday, and […]

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Warren boys soccer dominates Norwalk in season’s second game

Nov 29, 2011 No Comments by

WARREN – It’s hard to stay hungry when you’re feasting on boys soccer teams. The Warren Bears beat Norwalk’s boys soccer team 3-1 at Warren […]

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Downey Link offering Saturday service for holidays

Nov 28, 2011 No Comments by

DOWNEY – The city’s public transportation service is offering holiday rides on Saturdays starting this weekend. DowneyLink will offer Saturday service on Dec. 3, 10 […]

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My thoughts about Downey after almost four months on the beat: Space center, sponsorship, polite kids, Downey people

Nov 28, 2011 No Comments by

Sorry I haven’t blogged in a while. I have lots of Downey things to talk about. 1. The Columbia Memorial Space Center is almost cool, […]

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Speech took a while, but she has no trouble with the treble

Nov 28, 2011 No Comments by

DOWNEY – Analise Hoveyda could sing before she could talk, which was due not only to her ability to carry a tune but her inability […]

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Guerra fires Lars Clutterham from Green Task Force

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DOWNEY – Councilman Mario Guerra has removed Lars Clutterham from the city’s Green Task Force. Clutterham, who writes an environmental column for The Downey Patriot, […]

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Powerhouse Warren soccer team dedicating season to fallen coach

Nov 28, 2011 No Comments

DOWNEY – Warren’s soccer team has plenty to play for this year. The team’s best two players are coming back for their senior seasons, and […]

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Downey girls volleyball loses in second round of state tournament

Nov 26, 2011 No Comments

LA VERNE – In a season in which Downey’s girls volleyball team steamrolled most opponents on the way to a CIF-SS Division 2A championship, the […]

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