Archive for December, 2011


For this one, everybody gets a hug

Dec 31, 2011 No Comments by

I usually don’t hug sources. But what are you supposed to do when a full-grown man starts to crack because he is talking about his […]

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Downey Civic Light Opera holding auditions

Dec 30, 2011 No Comments by

DOWNEY – The Downey Civic Light Opera is hosting auditions from 8:30 to 10 p.m. Monday Jan. 9 and Thursday Jan. 12 on the second […]

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After court ruling, Downey’s low-income housing project takes another big hit

Dec 30, 2011 No Comments by

DOWNEY – It looks like The View could be fading. The California Supreme Court on Thursday decided the state had the right to dissolve redevelopment […]

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Eric Pierce’s blog: T.V. actor owns new froyo shop

Dec 30, 2011 No Comments by

I don’t remember Viper, but, with a name like that, he must be cool. Check out this post on Eric’s blog at The Downey Patriot […]

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If you want to know how Downey stacks up when compared to other cities, check out this massive document

Dec 30, 2011 No Comments by

I stumbled onto this document while doing some research for a story. It’s a little old, but it has some of the best information I’ve […]

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Check out the reader posts on the downeydailyphotos.com

Dec 29, 2011 No Comments by

If you’re at all interested in Downey history, read the comments on the downeydailyphotos story.  There are a couple well-written posts that will probably take […]

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A Downey a day

Dec 29, 2011 No Comments by

DOWNEY – At first it was a matter of self-discipline. Three photographers who were lifetime Downey residents wanted to work on their craft. And what […]

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District Attorney warns of bank “robo-call” scam

Dec 27, 2011 No Comments by

Here’s one from D.A. Steve Cooley’s office: District Attorney Steve Cooley warned consumers of a new “robo-call scam” aimed at getting confidential banking information from […]

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Traffic backing up on Lakewood as workers install fiber optic line

Dec 27, 2011 No Comments by

DOWNEY – Traffic was backing up for blocks on Lakewood Boulevard as workers stopped traffic in all but one lane. A crew was jack hammering […]

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Nobody was on the Freeway this morning

Dec 27, 2011 No Comments by

I’ve never made it to Downey this fast. I live in Whittier. I think it took me about 15 minutes to get from Uptown to […]

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Obit from New York paper: Long time Downey resident dies in residential facility

Dec 26, 2011 No Comments

A New York paper is reporting that long-time Downey resident Charles P. Bunker died in residential care facility. Click here for the obit.

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City debuts newsletter

Dec 26, 2011 No Comments

DOWNEY – The city last week debuted its newsletter. The letter will announce events, highlight businesses and give updates on city programs and projects. Here’s […]

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