Archive for April, 2012


Sister cities hosting fund raiser at Space Center

Apr 30, 2012 No Comments by

Downey’s Sister Cities are hosting a fund raiser from 2 to 6 p.m.  Saturday, May 26 at the Columbia Memorial Space Center. The event features […]

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Planning Commission agenda: Yes to cell antenna and zumba studio, no to office conversion on Lakewood

Apr 30, 2012 No Comments by

DOWNEY – The city’s staff is in favor of new Verizon antennas and a proposed zumba dance studio, but they are asking the Planning Commission […]

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Work underway on street project near Florence and 5/605 freeways

Apr 30, 2012 No Comments by

DOWNEY – Workers have officially started a construction project designed to keep trucks from destroying streets near where Florence Avenue intersects with the 5 and […]

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The Downey Street Faire, grouchy father edition

Apr 28, 2012 No Comments by

DOWNEY – Jesus, Aztec princesses and funnel cakes. It had all the ingredients of a successful street fair. Or faire, in this case. Orgnanizers of […]

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The Downey Patriot: Chick-fil-A coming, plus more development news

Apr 26, 2012 No Comments by

The Downey Patriot has a great update on a host of new developments coming to Downey, including a Chick-fil-A. The updates were from Tuesday’s City […]

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Q & A with Downey’s newest Green Task Force member

Apr 25, 2012 No Comments by

With his full beard, full physique and bicycle trailer full of hand tools, Steve Perez rolls through Downey like a modern day Johnny Appleseed. But […]

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No updates for oncology center

Apr 25, 2012 No Comments by

I called the FBI today to see if they had updates for the raid last month on the Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation, a […]

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Downey man indicted after allegedly trying to sneak 11 pounds of cocaine through wrong airport checkpoint

Apr 25, 2012 No Comments by

Authorities say a Downey man has agreed to surrender to authorities after he tried to smuggle 11 pounds of cocaine through a pre-arranged security checkpoint […]

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West Middle School team wins award after student helps injured teammate cross finish line

Apr 24, 2012 No Comments by

A West Middle School student was just being kind, but his actions earned his team an award earlier this month at the Teen Adventure Challenge […]

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Get me to the Greek… food festival!

Apr 23, 2012 No Comments by

DOWNEY – St. George Greek Orthodox in Downey is hosting a Greek food festival from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. June 2 and June 3 […]

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Supreme Court to take up Arizona immigration law

Apr 23, 2012 No Comments

The Supreme Court on Wednesday is going to hear final arguments on Arizona’s immigration laws, which ask local police to verify the immigration of status […]

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Two foggy mornings, then an April shower on Wednesday, forecasters say

Apr 23, 2012 No Comments

The National Weather Service is predicting a rainstorm to hit Southern California sometime Wednesday. The Weather Service is calling for cloudy, possibly drizzly weather on […]

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