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American Success: Porto’s Bakery and Café is an ‘Instant Hit’ In Downey

Aug 05, 2013 No Comments by

  It is a true American business success story that just might have all of the ingredients needed for a sweet Hollywood screen play. For […]

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Artesia’s Portuguese Community Celebrates Festa do Espirito Santo

Aug 04, 2013 No Comments by

By Varshini Satish Leaders of the Artesia DES Community carry the statue of the Blessed Mother down Clarkdale Avenue during last weekend’s annual celebration. Photo […]

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West Downey All Star Champions Go Undefeated in Select Tournament

Aug 01, 2013 No Comments by

By Brian Hews West Downey All Star Champions went undefeated (4-0) in the District 29, 7 and 8 year old all-star select tournament this past […]

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Kidd Kraddick dies in New Orleans; Radio host was 53 years old

Jul 28, 2013 No Comments by

Radio personality David “Kidd” Kraddick has died at the age of 53. He died Saturday in New Orleans at a golf tournament to raise money […]

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Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District Continues to Lay-Off Classified Employees

Jul 28, 2013 No Comments by

  By Kristin Grafft Despite the passage of Proposition 30, classified employees continue to get laid off in the Norwalk La Mirada Unified School District. […]

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Downey Mayor Guerra Elected President of the Independent Cities Association

Jul 27, 2013 No Comments by

By Brian Hews Downey Mayor Guerra has been elected president of the Independent Cities Assn. at their annual meeting this past weekend held at the […]

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Downey National Parents of the Year

Jul 27, 2013 No Comments by
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City Expresses Condolences on Passing of Battalion Chief Brian Wolf

Jul 27, 2013 No Comments by

Downey News Service With profound sadness and deep regret, the City of Downey wishes to express its sincere condolences to the family and friends of […]

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Robber Flies Off With ‘Flock Of Seagulls’ Musical Gear From Downey Hotel Parking Lot

Jul 27, 2013 No Comments by

EQUIPMENT AND TRUCK WAS FOUND IN SANTE FE SPRINGS TWO DAYS LATER. By Randy Economy For members of the popular 80’s rock band “Flock of […]

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Downey’s 1st Annual National Night Out Aug. 6th

Jul 27, 2013 No Comments by

 

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Man shot to death at City Plaza in Artesia; Suspect flees scene

Jul 27, 2013 No Comments

By Randy Economy A shooting at a popular entertainment and shopping center in Artesia on Saturday morning has resulted in the death of a man. […]

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Examiner.com Reports: 7 Dogs Dumped at High-Kill LA County Shelter with Almost 3k in Pledges Need Rescue

Jul 18, 2013 No Comments

Los Angeles: Yesterday, July 18, 2013, was a sad day for everyone. As Michael Levitt, a well-known animal advocate in the area who is also […]

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