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For this one, everybody gets a hug

For this one, everybody gets a hug

I usually don’t hug sources. But what are you supposed to do when a full-grown man starts to crack because he is talking about his dead teenage son? Or how…

Downey Civic Light Opera holding auditions

DOWNEY – The Downey Civic Light Opera is hosting auditions from 8:30 to 10 p.m. Monday Jan. 9 and Thursday Jan. 12 on the second floor of Downey First Baptist…

After court ruling, Downey’s low-income housing project takes another big hit

DOWNEY – It looks like The View could be fading. The California Supreme Court on Thursday decided the state had the right to dissolve redevelopment agencies. The decision wiped out…

Eric Pierce’s blog: T.V. actor owns new froyo shop

I don’t remember Viper, but, with a name like that, he must be cool. Check out this post on Eric’s blog at The Downey Patriot regarding the Menchie’s frozen yogurt…

If you want to know how Downey stacks up when compared to other cities, check out this massive document

I stumbled onto this document while doing some research for a story. It’s a little old, but it has some of the best information I’ve ever found for comparing cities.…

Check out the reader posts on the downeydailyphotos.com

If you’re at all interested in Downey history, read the comments on the downeydailyphotos story.  There are a couple well-written posts that will probably take you back in time. Like…

A Downey a day

A Downey a day

DOWNEY – At first it was a matter of self-discipline. Three photographers who were lifetime Downey residents wanted to work on their craft. And what better way to improve than…

District Attorney warns of bank “robo-call” scam

Here’s one from D.A. Steve Cooley’s office: District Attorney Steve Cooley warned consumers of a new “robo-call scam” aimed at getting confidential banking information from unsuspecting victims. The “robo-calls” play…

Traffic backing up on Lakewood as workers install fiber optic line

Traffic backing up on Lakewood as workers install fiber optic line

DOWNEY – Traffic was backing up for blocks on Lakewood Boulevard as workers stopped traffic in all but one lane. A crew was jack hammering into the northbound lanes of…

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