Archive for October, 2011


Parks commission to set priorities for upgrades

Oct 31, 2011 No Comments by

DOWNEY – Anybody interested in the city’s parks can participate in a public hearing Tuesday in which the city’s Recreation and Community Services Commission will […]

Around Town Read more

Good citizen: Downey man turns in woman’s wallet

Oct 31, 2011 No Comments by

Congratulations to Larry Mazawey, who took the time to drive to the police station Monday morning to turn in a woman’s purse that he found […]

Featured Stories Read more

8 cars reported stolen Saturday

Oct 31, 2011 No Comments by

Eight residents reported their cars stolen Saturday, one of the highest numbers recorded this year. Downey has some of the highest rates of car thefts […]

City News Read more

After getting over the lack of sticks, an author finds joy in food trucks

Oct 31, 2011 No Comments by

If you’re a fan of foods on sticks and your editor asks you to cover a food truck festival at which you’ll probably need to […]

Featured Stories Read more

Art group meeting today to discuss creating a small theater in Downey

Oct 29, 2011 No Comments by

The Downey Arts Coalition will meet at noon today, Saturday, to discuss creating an art theater somewhere in the city. The meeting is at Downey […]

Featured Stories Read more

Downey falls to Paramount 42-28, drops to 2-1 in league (with video highlights)

Oct 28, 2011 No Comments by

The Paramount High Pirates football team busted big running play after big running play at Allen Layne Stadium on Friday, scoring enough to hold off  […]

Featured Stories Read more

Hey jerk who hit this woman’s car, I hope you get caught

Oct 28, 2011 No Comments by

Hey everybody if you see a newish silver Dodge SUV with no license plate and a black-and-white SPEEDWAY car dealer sticker on the back, please […]

Featured Stories Read more

Traffic calming comes to sudden stop, speed hump plan shot down

Oct 28, 2011 No Comments by

After four years of suggestions, studies and complaints, it looks like the idea to put speed humps on busy streets is all but dead. The […]

Featured Stories Read more

Food trucks coming back to Stonewood on Saturday

Oct 28, 2011 No Comments by

After a somewhat lackluster showing two weeks ago, the Stonewood Center is bringing the food trucks back to the Stonewood Center on Saturday. The Oct. […]

City News Read more

19-year-old Downey man was shot twice in the abdomen, according to coroner

Oct 28, 2011 No Comments by

DOWNEY -  A 19-year-old man killed while riding his bicycle last week was shot twice in the abdomen, according to the county coroner’s office. Genaro […]

City News Read more

Sorry about mising a few things, I adopted my foster kids

Oct 28, 2011 No Comments

Hey everybody, sorry it was a little slow Tuesday and Wednesday. I adopted my foster kids Wednesday morning, so I was a little busy. I’ll […]

Read more

Downey football to face Paramount for share of first place

Oct 28, 2011 No Comments

It will be homecoming for Downey High School Friday night as the Vikings (3-4 2-0 league) take on Paramount (3-4 2-0 league). With the two […]

Read more