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Women get naughty to raise money to fight breast cancer

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 calendar. Vanessa Melendez and her…

New policy allows dogs on restaurant patios

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 allow dogs, Los Angeles County…

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

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 crowd of about 40-60 water…

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

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 than the city’s finance department…

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

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 from pumping water. Kawasaki is…

City looking to install 20 solar-powered speed feedback signs

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 to install solar-powered speed feedback…

Treasure Island Park to get $600,000 makeover

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 meeting. The project will include…

This guy wants to legalize it… sort of

This guy wants to legalize it… sort of

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

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

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 Center failed to detect that…

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