Archive for January, 2013

Mail Online Reports Burger King UK Using Horse Meat In Burgers

Posted on 31. Jan, 2013 by .

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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2271440/Burger-King-admits-selling-beef-burgers-Whoppers-containing-horse-meat.html  

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Downey Police Crime Report 1/31/2013

Posted on 31. Jan, 2013 by .

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Friday, January 25, 2013 At 10:50 P.M., an adult male was robbed at gunpoint in the driveway of his residence in the 7300 block of Cleargrove Dr., by two masked suspects. The victim believes he was followed home from his business in a neighboring city. Detectives are investigating. Sunday, January 27, 2013 At 8:20 A.M., […]

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City Library Hosts Bilingual Story-Time

Posted on 31. Jan, 2013 by .

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As part of the Downey Beat’s on going series on the Downey Library, I visited with them for Bilingual Story Time. The program has been ongoing at the library for ten years, the last five of which have been under the supervision of Angie Macias’ Mendez, who is the Children’s Library Assistant. The program was […]

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Parks and Recreation Master Plan Community Meetings

Posted on 31. Jan, 2013 by .

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Downey, CA, January 30, 2013 - The City of Downey Parks and Recreation Department is inviting local patrons to get involved in planning its first ever Parks & Recreation Master Plan. Interested parties are encouraged to attend any meeting dates being hosted at different locations in February of 2013. Meetings will include light refreshments and children […]

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Fire Union Petition Downey Residents Report Being Lied To

Posted on 29. Jan, 2013 by .

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Many residents from all areas of the city are reporting that they are being approached by petitioners at many of the cities shops and markets. They are being urged by the petitioners to sign in support of Downey’s Police and Fire Departments. Residents report being told that the departments are united in an effort to […]

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Volunteers Still Needed For Downey Homeless Registry Week

Posted on 29. Jan, 2013 by .

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Pastor Christie Melby-Gibbons is heading up the registry week. You have officially signed up to participate (or we’re hoping you will…) in the Homeless Count + Survey in the city of Downey this week! THANKS! We can only end chronic and veteran homelessness if we understand the problem, and that’s where volunteers like YOU come in! (If you have friends that can commit […]

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Downey Police Remove Petitioner From Ralph’s Market

Posted on 28. Jan, 2013 by .

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Downey, CA Jan. 27 2013 – After receiving numerous complaints from customers that the person outside the Downey Ralph’s market asking for signatures on a petition, was falsely representing the letter of the petition, the store manager, asked him to leave the property. The Petitioner refused, stating that he was within his rights to be there. […]

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Downey Police Crime Report 1/25/2013

Posted on 25. Jan, 2013 by .

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Friday, January 18, 2013 Officers responded to Wilderness Park at 7:30 A.M., where a City of Downey employee reported the theft of copper wiring from various light poles and electrical boxes within the park. The loss/damage was estimated at $12,000. Detectives are investigating. Saturday, January 19, 2013 A residential burglary was reported in the 8600 […]

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