City News

  • M 3.1 earthquake shakes Long Beach

    A magnitude 3.1 earthquake shook Long Beach at 2:44 p.m. Thursday, according to the Southern California Earthquake Center. The temblor was centered 12 miles deep near Long Beach, according to […]

  • Planning Commission finds itself between some cracks and a hard place

    DOWNEY¬† – After a long discussion, the Planning Commission on Wednesday unanimously voted to give a property owner 90 more days to fix the cracked parking lot of a shopping […]

  • Downey-area soccer standout killed in auto crash

      Former Warren High School standout soccer player Carlos Ornelas was among two men killed in accident in eastern Utah, according to news reports. Ornelas, 21, was killed with fellow […]

  • New data shows Downey Unified students graduating at high rate

    DOWNEY – The Downey Unified School District has one of the lowest dropout rates in the area, according to first-of-their-kind statistics released by the state this week. Nearly 90 percent […]

  • 3 Downey residents killed in crash on 5 Freeway

    A fiery rollover car crash killed three Downey residents and injured two others. Sara Flores, 40; Angela Cid-Del Prado, 49; and Vanessa Torres, 17, were killed after being ejected from […]

  • Night of fatal accident still haunts young man

      The loud crash. Jumping out the window of his house and running though the dark. Seeing a man’s bloody body crumpled on Woodruff Avenue with a foot barely attached. […]