Former California utility CEO to become Duke Energy director

24 February 2017, 6:22 am

The California-based utility company was the 10th-largest utility ... He will join Duke's board March 1. John Downey covers the energy industry and public companies for the Charlotte Business Journal.... Read More »

California City Pays $3.7 Million To Settle Suit With Firefighters

23 February 2017, 2:53 pm

The Downey Firemen’s Association, IAFF Local 3473, accused Fire Chief Lonnie Croom and city officials of retaliating against 14 named members and violating their 1 st Amendment rights following the association’s unanimous vote of no confidence in the ...... Read More »

What Trump's policy means for transgender students in California

23 February 2017, 10:05 am

For the last eight years lawyers and advocates often relied on the Obama administration, rather than on California's state government, to enforce transgender student rights in a number of school districts, including Downey and Arcadia. In these federal ...... Read More »

New Ruby’s Diner California Location set to Open March 1 at Promenade at Downey

23 February 2017, 8:38 am

Newport Beach, CA ( Ruby’s Restaurant Group is pleased to announce that the new full service Ruby’s Diner restaurant located at Promenade at Downey is set to open on March 1, 2017. The new Ruby’s Diner spans 3,100 square feet ...... Read More »

Funeral set for slain California police officer

23 February 2017, 7:04 am

(AP) — Funeral arrangements have been set for a California police officer who was fatally shot ... A funeral service is planned for 10 a.m. on March 3 at the Calvary Chapel Downey in Downey. He will be buried at a cemetery in Whittier.... Read More »

Will California officer’s death be a turning point for AB 109?

22 February 2017, 3:02 am

California’s crime trends matched up with other similar ... 47’s effect on crime,” wrote Mike Males, a senior research fellow at the center. Locally, Los Angeles, Downey, El Monte and cities throughout the San Gabriel Valley saw double digit ...... Read More »

Downey soccer coach dedicates MMC title to friend killed in car accident

16 February 2017, 3:53 am

Chavez was an all-league performer who helped Downey knock off Central California Conference champion Merced in the first round of the 2009 Sac-Joaquin Section Division I tournament. Chavez had an assist in the 2-1 victory. The Bears were coming off a ...... Read More »

Downey Jr., Linklater to make film based on podcast

14 February 2017, 4:21 am

Downey Jr. previously starred in Linklater's animated "A Scanner ... Nearly 200,000 remain under evacuation near California dam Nearly 200,000 people remained under evacuation orders Monday as California authorities try to fix erosion of the emergency ...... Read More »

Richard Linklater, Robert Downey Jr. Team Up for Real-Life Con Man Movie Adapted From Podcast

14 February 2017, 2:24 am

Annapurna Pictures and Team Downey are partnering for the untitled feature, which is based on the episode “Man of the People” from Gimlet Media’s Reply All podcast. Related: ‘A Star Is Born’ Among 22 Films Getting California Tax Credits The ...... Read More »

SoCal Prep Legends Girls Athlete of the Week: Naelene Garcia, Downey

13 February 2017, 3:37 pm

TX Body: Garcia had 30 points in Downey’s 85-30 victory over Paramount last Thursday ... Vote for this week’s local athletes as the fan favorites in all of Southern California at the same site.... Read More »

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