Archive for August, 2012

M 4.1 earthquake reported in Yorba Linda area

Posted on 29. Aug, 2012 by .

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The Southern California Earthquake Center reported a 4.1 M earthquake near Yorba Linda.  It’s the same general area of similar-sized earthquakes on Aug. 7 and Aug. 8. The site is near the Elsinore Fault Zone.  

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City announces restaurant lineup for Taste of Downey

Posted on 29. Aug, 2012 by .

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Downey on Wednesday announced the restaurants participating in this year’s 3rd Annual Taste of Downey Arts & Wine Festival: Bionicos Express Bob’s Big Boy Blizz Frozen Yogurt Café N’ Stuff Carino’s Italian Restaurant Chinese Gourmet Express Elephant Bar Firestone Grill Frantone’s Pizza & Spaghetti Villa Green Olive Habana Café Hacker’s Sports Bar & Grill Jamba Juice […]

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Update on 2-year-old girl abducted from Downey home

Posted on 28. Aug, 2012 by .

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I met some extended family members of the 2-year-old girl who was abducted yesterday from her mother’s home in Downey. According to police, the girl went to the grocery store with a house guest around dinner time on Monday and never came home. Police found the little girl and the house guest this afternoon. The […]

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It’s the final curtain for the Downey Civic Light Opera, and this one could be a tragedy

Posted on 28. Aug, 2012 by .

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DOWNEY – This season of the Downey Civic Light Opera will be the group’s last, executive director Marsha Moode said this week. And as the venerable institution closes its books, there’s drama unfolding between the city and the theater company. Moode, who has served as the executive director for 12 years, said she is ready […]

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Missing 2-year-old found, family members say

Posted on 28. Aug, 2012 by .

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DOWNEY – Family members of a 2-year-old girl who went missing Monday evening said the little girl has been found. The girl went missing about 6 p.m. Monday night when she was taken to the grocery store with a woman staying at the toddler’s mother’s home. The woman and the baby never returned home. Police […]

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Kaiser Downey employee arrested on suspicion he assaulted recovering patient

Posted on 28. Aug, 2012 by .

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DOWNEY – Police on Tuesday said they had arrested a man on suspicion that the man sexually assaulted a woman while the woman recovered from surgery at the Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Downey. Dean Trinh Ngo, 35, a registered nurse, is accused of assaulting the woman. He was arrested Thursday. The woman said she […]

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Prime your toddlers and babies to be good readers

Posted on 26. Aug, 2012 by .

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DONWEY – The library is hosting its Every Child Ready to Read program from 10:40 to 11:20 a.m. Tuesdays Sept. 25 and and November 6 in the Cormack Room of the library, 11121 Brookshire Avenue, Downey. The program teaches parents skills to help their children become good readers. For more information, call 562-904-7360, ext. 132

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Musicians invited to folk music jam

Posted on 26. Aug, 2012 by .

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DOWNEY – Local musicians are hosting their monthly folk music jam from 6 to 8:45 p.m. Tuesday at the Barbara J. Riley Community Center, 7810 Quill Drive, Downey. The jam is a great way for songwriters and musicians to pull out their acoustic instruments and meet with like-minded music lovers. Players of all levels are […]

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