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Downey goes after costumed advertisers

Downey goes after costumed advertisers

DOWNEY – Sorry to anybody who hoped to use a gorilla costume to earn a little extra scratch. Because Downey for the first time is going after costumed advertisers. The…

Foot massage parlor looking to open in strip mall on Telegraph Road

DOWNEY – A foot-massage parlor has applied to open in a Downey strip mall. Rosemead resident Fan Qiao has applied to open an 11-seat spa at 9448 Telegraph Road near…

Supporters of Michael Nida march on City Hall

DOWNEY – More than 150 people on Saturday marched on City Hall to draw attention to Michael Nida, an unarmed man shot to death Oct. 22 by a Downey Police…

City Council gives Chamber of Commerce $33,000 and a scolding

City Council gives Chamber of Commerce $33,000 and a scolding

DOWNEY — The City Council unanimously approved giving the Chamber of Commerce $33,000, but not without scolding the business advocacy group. For years, the city has been donating money to…

Nida’s family, friends protest in City Council meeting, get escorted out by police

Nida’s family, friends protest in City Council meeting, get escorted out by police

DOWNEY – Friends and family of Michael Nida on Tuesday loudly chanted for about 10 minutes during Tuesday’s City Council meeting, temporarily shutting the meeting down before they were escorted…

Three honored by city for selfless acts in first-ever Medal of Merit presentation

Three honored by city for selfless acts in first-ever Medal of Merit presentation

DOWNEY – For the first time, the city on Tuesday awarded Medals of Merit to citizens who did extraordinary things to help other people. Greg Wells, Judith Serna and Esther…

Downey police make arrests in connection to killing of Gerardo Fernandez

Downey police make arrests in connection to killing of Gerardo Fernandez

DOWNEY – Police have arrested two men on suspicion of the Jan. 7 killing of 20-year-old Gerardo Fernandez. Steven Anthony Gil, 26, of Compton and Steven Ochoa Zamora, 18, of…

Downey man shot in head during home-invasion robbery

DOWNEY –  A man was in grave condition Tuesday morning after being shot in the head during an apparent home invasion robbery in the 9300 block of Elm Vista Drive.…

British guy and San Pedro native trying to bring funny to the LBC

Greaterlongbeach.com has a nice feature about an Englishman and a comedian from San Pedro teaming up to bring comedy to Long Beach. Here’s the first few lines: When Dave Conolly…

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