Archive for July, 2012


Civil Grand Jury report: Downey had highest-paid employee among cities examined

Jul 31, 2012 No Comments by

DOWNEY – A just-released Los Angeles County Civil Grand Jury report found that Downey had the highest paid city employee of any charter city in […]

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Plain Jane bandit serial bankrobber hits Downey B of A

Jul 30, 2012 No Comments by

DOWNEY – The Plain Jane Bandit struck at a Downey Bank this afternoon, according to the FBI. The unidentified woman has hit six other banks […]

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Civil trial date set for killing of Michael Nida, family adds attorney to legal team

Jul 30, 2012 No Comments by

DOWNEY – A federal judge has set a trial date for what will likely be a multi-million-dollar civil case filed by the family of a […]

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Gafin, Guerra take first shot at trying to wrangle city budget numbers

Jul 30, 2012 No Comments by

DOWNEY – With city officials saying they were caught off guard by a nearly $9 million deficit during the last fiscal year, a special budget […]

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Reader: Man following female joggers

Jul 29, 2012 No Comments by

This came from a reader, who said a creep followed her and her sister: I have news on an attempted abduction. A man tried to […]

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Fullerton Councilman shows up at march to support family of Michael Nida

Jul 28, 2012 No Comments by

DOWNEY – Fullerton City Councilman Bruce Whitaker was among about 150 activists who showed up Saturday morning to bring attention to the October fatal shooting […]

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Bad rollover wreck has 605 Freeway nearly stopped in both directions

Jul 28, 2012 No Comments by

SANTA FE SPRINGS – A bad rollover wreck on the north 605 Freeway just south of Florence Avenue has traffic nearly stopped in both directions. […]

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After emerging from bankruptcy, Downey Regional replacing conference center

Jul 27, 2012 No Comments by

DOWNEY – In order to comply with earthquake-related building guidelines, the leadership of the Downey Regional Medical Center plan to knock down the hospital’s old […]

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LA Times: Four former Downey Savings execs banned from industry

Jul 27, 2012 No Comments by

The Los Angeles Times reported that four former executives of Downey Savings and Loan were banned for life from the banking industry. The bank started […]

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– Big chihuahua BOGO at SEAACA pound

Jul 27, 2012 No Comments by

DOWNEY – The dog pound on the east side of town is holding a big adopt-one, get-another-one free chihuahua adoption event from 10 a.m. to […]

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Street artist paints huge image in Downtown Downey

Jul 26, 2012 No Comments

DOWNEY – With a few weeks to go before a short film screening about his work, a famed local street artist has painted a huge […]

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The View housing project is a go after developer wins tax credit

Jul 26, 2012 No Comments

DOWNEY – The View housing project is back on track. After a year of bad news and setbacks, the developer of the 50-unit low-income housing […]

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