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.
Downey on Wednesday announced the restaurants participating in this year’s 3rd Annual Taste of Downey Arts & Wine Festival:
Bob’s Big Boy
Blizz Frozen Yogurt
Café N’ Stuff
Carino’s Italian Restaurant
Chinese Gourmet Express
Frantone’s Pizza & Spaghetti Villa
Hacker’s Sports Bar & Grill
Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt
Narai Thai Cuisine
Papas & Dogs
Pina Pizza House
Porto’s Bakery …
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 house …
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 to retire …
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 put out …
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 was …
[ September 25, 2012; 10:40 am; ] 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
[ August 28, 2012; 6:00 pm; ] 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 invited.
For more …
DOWNEY – The Police Department around 8 p.m. Friday Aug. 31 is scheduled to conduct a DUI checkpoint somewhere in the city, according to a statement released Wednesday.
The checkpoint is part of a statewide effort to reduce drunk driving on Labor Day.
“On average there is one alcohol impaired driving-related fatality every 51 minutes across America. …
NORWALK – A trial date has been set for two men accused of murdering a 20-year-old Downey man in January.
Steven Anthony Gil, 26, of Compton and Steven Ochoa Zamora, 18, of South Gate are accused of murdering Gerardo Fernandez behind a restaurant on Imperial Highway near Old River School Road.
Their murder trial is scheduled to …
DOWNEY – Police are looking for members of an area tagging crew suspected of a street fight that left one young man with a stab wound.
The stabbing on Aug. 12 started after people in a car yelled at two men walking near Priscilla Street and Brock Avenue, according to Downey Police Lt. Dean Milligan.
The pedestrians …
[ August 21, 2012; 5:00 pm; ] DOWNEY – The Downey Unified School District is considering adopting an anti-bullying policy that asks the schools staff to do their best to intervene when bullies are bothering students.
The proposed rule also includes instructions for students not to tolerate bullying and to tell administrators when someone is getting picked on.
The district is also scheduled to …