Archive for March, 2012

Mediterranean on the menu for Wednesday’s Planning Commission

Mar 31, 2012 No Comments by

DOWNEY – The Planning Commission on Wednesday will decide whether to allow a Mediterranean restaurant to serve wine and beer. The Green Olive is looking […]

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Group to celebrate city’s theatrical history

Mar 30, 2012 No Comments by

DOWNEY – Promoter and Downey native Larry Dusich is putting a on a big display celebrating the Downey Children’s Theatre from 7 to 8 p.m. […]

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Big deficit, big things happening, according to Mayor Brossmer’s State of the City address

Mar 30, 2012 No Comments by

DOWNEY – Even with sales tax income increasing and progress being made on several fronts, Downey is burning through its savings and will have to […]

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Downey Police response to Miguel Macias arrest video

Mar 29, 2012 No Comments by

Statement from Downey Police Chief Rick Esteves regarding July 15 arrest of Miguel Macias: The videotape captures one view of the circumstances resulting in a  […]

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Where can downeybeat.com get a cheap replacement tire for the mobile command center?

Mar 29, 2012 No Comments by

The downeybeat.com mobile command center (my 1998 Toyota Corolla) blew out a tire last night. I’m here in Downey with a doughnut on. Where’s a […]

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Mayor calls for return of Apollo 1 command module; says piece of tragic memorabilia belongs in city where it was created

Mar 29, 2012 No Comments by

DOWNEY – Mayor Roger Brossmer announced on Wednesday that he wants the city to bring the infamous Apollo 1 command module back to the city […]

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This food truck thing is getting out of hand. Check out the chow in the back of this GMC Safari

Mar 28, 2012 No Comments by

DOWNEY – The woman in this picture was driving around in her minivan serving food to gardeners up on Manzanar Avenue on the north side […]

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Say farewell to the Manzanar tunnel

Mar 28, 2012 No Comments by

DOWNEY – After almost a year of waiting, the Manzanar Avenue pedestrian tunnel has been fenced off. The City Council in the summer voted to […]

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A rehab love story: “”It was love at first sight,” Jay recalled. “She had the sexiest titanium legs I had ever seen.”

Mar 27, 2012 No Comments by

Click here for a great story in the Press-Telegram about a couple who fell in love at Rancho Los Amigos.

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Customers to lose water for a few hours as city works on water line, project could cause traffic on Firestone

Mar 27, 2012 No Comments by

DOWNEY – Water for a few customers to the east of the intersection of Lakewood and Firestone boulevards will be shut off for four hours […]

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Ciatti resigns from city’s Green Task Force

Mar 27, 2012 No Comments

DOWNEY – Bob Ciatti has resigned from the city’s Green Task Force, according to an announcement made in a Green Task Force meeting on Monday. […]

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Downey residents pushing for program to cut speed limits in all residential areas

Mar 27, 2012 No Comments

DOWNEY – Twenty may be plenty, but some were wondering if $250,000 was a little too much. A few Downey residents are pushing for the […]

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