Archive for February, 2013

Downey Structure Fire Update

Posted on 28. Feb, 2013 by .

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The transit office will be closed for the remainder of the day, as a power line is still smoldering and their may be potential damage to the building if it falls or debris from the power lines lands on or near the building. Two transit staff will stay near the site to complete the dispatching […]

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Representative Roybal-Allard Hails Passage Of Violence Against Woman Act

Posted on 28. Feb, 2013 by .

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Washington, DC—Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard hailed the passage of the Senate version of the Violence Against Women Act, which includes protections for women immigrants, Native American women and members of the LGBT community against domestic and sexual violence. The House Republican version of the bill excluded these groups from protection, and following a failed vote […]

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UPDATE On The Condition Of Henry Garza Los Lonely Boys Guitarist

Posted on 28. Feb, 2013 by .

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I received an update from Los Lonely Boys Management moments ago. Henry is being checked at the hospital, they just want to make sure there are no serious spinal injuries,or anything internal. He is in good spirits and seems to be doing OK.  He says thanks for the prayers. We had to cancel the Hawaii […]

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Cerritos College to Host Women’s History Month Events

Posted on 28. Feb, 2013 by .

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WHAT: Cerritos College will be hosting a number of events in the month of March in celebration of Women’s History Month 2013 theme “Women Inspiring Innovation through Imagination.” Throughout the month of March, the Cerritos College Women’s History Month will explore various aspects of this year’s theme of women who inspired innovation through their imagination as […]

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Los Lonely Boys Guitarist Injured After A Fall Into Orchestra Pit

Posted on 28. Feb, 2013 by .

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Los Lonely Boys brought the house down last night at the Downey Theater. Playing to a sold out house, the crowd was into every move that the band made. Unfortunately, the show had a tragic end. Brother and guitarist Henry Garza took a fall into the theaters orchestra pit. The incident happened at the end […]

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Downey Resident Kelly Navarro Receives First Mayor’s Diakonia Award

Posted on 27. Feb, 2013 by .

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Downey, CA, February 27, 2013: Mayor Mario Guerra presented his first Mayor’s Diakonia Award to Downey resident Kelly Navarro during the City Council meeting held on February 26, 2013. Ms. Navarro was recognized for his willingness and compassion to help a complete stranger who was in need of medical assistance. On January 17, 2013, Mr. […]

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Space Center’s Robotics Team Takes First Place in VEX Competition

Posted on 27. Feb, 2013 by .

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Downey, CA, February 27, 2013: The Columbia Memorial Space Center Robotics team, made up of Warren High School students and coached by Warren Engineering teacher Glenn Yamasaki, recently traveled to Phoenix, Arizona to compete in the Central Arizona VEX Competition. The team had an outstanding day with two of their robots meeting in the competition […]

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Downtown Downey Live Music At The Mambo Grill

Posted on 27. Feb, 2013 by .

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Downtown Downey’s Mambo Grill has two Downey bands performing this Saturday, March 2nd. First up are Downey’s “When Pig’s Fly” at 6:00pm. Get your Irish on with When Pigs Fly! Hammered Dulcimers! Bodhrans! Fiddle! Guitars! Bouzouki! Fretted dulcimer! This Celtic / Americana Band will bring you a wee bit o’ the Sod as well as some […]

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