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Letter: Brossmer thanks everybody associated with shuttle flyover

Dear Editor: I was one of hundreds of spectators camped out in front of the Columbia Memorial Space Center on Friday morning to witness the historic homecoming of the Space…

Downey, other cities, take a hit in seesaw battle over water

I wouldn’t make to much of this, but a judge has — sort 0f — reversed a decision about whether the Water Replenishment District owed Downey, Cerritos and Signal Hill…

Kids pushing for Downey to fast-track bike lanes

Kids pushing for Downey to fast-track bike lanes

DOWNEY – About 80 youth rolled up to City Hall with a mission Tuesday. They want bike lanes. With the support of Olympian road racer Tony Cruz and a crew…

Council chooses ‘Inspiration’ as name for space shuttle mock-up

DOWNEY – After a short debate, the City Council on Tuesday decided to name the city’s space shuttle mock-up ‘Inspiration.’ The name was the favorite of Mayor Roger Brossmer, the…

The dog catcher’s coming

DOWNEY – The city’s contracted animal control agency will soon send its workers to check properties for unlicensed dogs. The City Council on Tuesday is set to approve a $53,650…

City announces finalists for shuttle mock-up naming competition

City announces finalists for shuttle mock-up naming competition

DOWNEY – The city has narrowed down its list of possible names for the space shuttle mock-up from 150 to three. The City Council tonight will choose between Genesis, Inspiration…

Hundreds show up to watch Endeavour pass over its birthplace

Hundreds show up to watch Endeavour pass over its birthplace

DOWNEY – When 11-year-0ld Chelo Ferschweiler thinks of God, she thinks of creation. And when she things of creation, she thinks of space. And when she thinks of space, she…

Keep Downey Beautiful cleanup

DOWNEY – Keep Downey Beautiful is meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 at 7749 Florence Ave. The group meets once a month to pick up litter. Children less than…

Downey and NASA featured in Wall Street Journal

Downey’s role in the the space program is featured  in the Wall Street Journal. It’s a thorough, well-written piece. Check it out by clicking here. Like this:Like Loading...…

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