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COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Downey to conduct Healthy 5-kilometer run Feb. 24

The city of Downey holds its sixth annual Healthy Downey 5-kilometer run from 6:30 to 10:30 a.m. Feb. 24 at Apollo Park, 12544 Rives Ave. It is sponsored by the city with proceeds going to True Lasting Connections, a program of the Downey Unified School District that aids needy students and their families. Besides the Read More…

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Downey schools to conduct meal expo

The Downey Unified School District conducts a school meal expo and tasting event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 25 at Downey High School, 11040 Brookshire Ave. Those in attendance may rotate through various taste-testing stations featuring homemade entrees, authentic gourmet tamales, antibiotic-free chicken tenders, fresh grilled 100 percent beef hamburger and many more. Read More…

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ACLU report is critical of campus policing

LOS ANGELES — A report critical of how many California school districts use school police officers to discipline students when it comes to dealing with problems ranging from truancy to graffiti, has been released by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). The report analyzed law enforcement policies of 119 California school districts, including 50 of Read More…