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Police find body in apartment on Telegraph Road, murder suspected

DOWNEY – Police are investigating the death of a woman after they found the woman’s body inside an apartment. Police performing a welfare check found the body around 11:15 p.m. Saturday…

Planning Commission: Private school looking to expand; auto parts maker coming to city

An private school is looking to expand, and a high-performance auto parts company is looking to come to the city, according to an agenda for Wednesday night’s Planning Commission. Around…

Baseball star transfers to Downey High

Looks like Downey High’s baseball team scored. Star player Jordan Ybarra has transferred  from Millikan High in Long Beach, according to a Long Beach newspaper.  …

Surveillance cameras coming to Paramount Boulevard

Surveillance cameras coming to Paramount Boulevard

DOWNEY – Andy Warhol said that, in the future, we would all be world-famous for 15 minutes. Well, in the city with the slogan “Future unlimited,” at least we’ll be…

Downey Unified posts big gains on school report card, but “program improvement” designation remains

Downey Unified posts big gains on school report card, but “program improvement” designation remains

Downey Unified posted big gains on statewide tests, according to the annual school report card released Wednesday. The district increased its Annual Performance Index (API) score by 17 points to…

Man arrested on suspicion of kidnapping after being accused of taking ex-wife on forced ride around city

DOWNEY – Police on Tuesday arrested a Downey man on suspicion of kidnapping after his ex-wife accused him of forcing her to ride in a car around the city against…

Six cars stolen in 24-hour period

Six cars were stolen from Downey streets on Tuesday. Downey has some of the highest rates of car theft in the state, with some 1,000 cars stolen annually, according to…

On eve of data release, Downey Unified board member rips No Child Left Behind

On eve of data release, Downey Unified board member rips No Child Left Behind

UPDATE, 8/31/11: Scores released DOWNEY – Just days before the state releases data used to grade schools, Downey Unified School Board member Don LaPlante lambasted the federal No Child Left…

State Sen. Lowenthal looking to ban Styrofoam containers

State Sen. Lowenthal looking to ban Styrofoam containers

A bill by State Sen. Alan Lowenthal, D-Long Beach would ban restaurants from serving food in polystyrene containers. The bill, SB 568, passed out of the state senate and has…