Archive for February, 2012


Women get naughty to raise money to fight breast cancer

Feb 29, 2012 No Comments by

DOWNEY – The event was to celebrate the opening of a health clinic. But everybody wanted¬† to talk to the girl featured in the semi-nude […]

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New policy allows dogs on restaurant patios

Feb 28, 2012 No Comments by

Hey dog lovers, here’s a post from Don Knabe’s office: A new public health policy will give restaurants with outdoor dining areas the authority to […]

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Ricardo Lara is a human being, and a Raider-hater

Feb 27, 2012 No Comments by

I went to a water meeting Friday in at the Los Amigos County Club , and Downey’s Assemblyman Ricardo Lara, D-South Gate spoke to a […]

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City looking to hire outside company in effort to collect more ambulance fees from patients, medical companies

Feb 27, 2012 No Comments by

DOWNEY – The city is considering bringing in an outside company to collect ambulance fees, with estimates the new company will bring in $878,000 more […]

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Dave from GreaterLongBeach.com asks a great pension question to a local water potentate and Long Beach political hopeful

Feb 27, 2012 No Comments by

Greater Long Beach asks a great question of Lillian Kawasaki,¬† a member of the Water Replenishment District, which is suing Downey to stop the city […]

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City looking to install 20 solar-powered speed feedback signs

Feb 27, 2012 No Comments by

Drivers at 10 intersections will get a reminder of exactly how fast they are driving if the City Council on Tuesday agrees to spend $220,000 […]

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Treasure Island Park to get $600,000 makeover

Feb 27, 2012 No Comments by

DOWNEY – The city is aiming to use a clean-water program to completely overhaul Treasure Island Park, according to a City Council report for Tuesday’s […]

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This guy wants to legalize it… sort of

Feb 25, 2012 No Comments by

DOWNEY – He has all the marks of a pot head. A long career as a prosecutor and judge. A nice suit. Big silver eyebrows. […]

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Injury at Rancho Los Amigos rehab center could cost county $3.1 million

Feb 23, 2012 No Comments by

DOWNEY – The county could approve a $3.1 million settlement relating to a case in which the staff at the Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation […]

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CBS Los Angeles: Parents upset after health officials wait months to follow up on tuberculosis cases at Downey High

Feb 23, 2012 No Comments by

CBS Los Angeles is reporting that parents of Downey High students are upset that the county has waited months to follow up on several tuberculosis […]

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Press-Telegram: 2 pedestrians killed in separate incidents on Downey streets

Feb 23, 2012 No Comments

Two men were killed in separate incidents while they were crossing Downey streets, according to the Press-Telegram. Click here for the story.

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Library taking a busload of Downeyites to LA Times Festival of Books

Feb 22, 2012 No Comments

DOWNEY – The Friends of the Downey City Library are putting on a bus trip to the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on Saturday, […]

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