Tag: news


  • 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.┬áSaturday […]

  • Crews polish off old Verizon building

    DOWNEY – Crews smashed down all but a few pieces of the Verizon building in downtown this week to make room for a 50-unit apartment complex. The city’s redevelopment agency […]

  • Hot weather expected today, Thursday

    Temperatures in Downey are expected to reach about 90 degrees today and Thursday as a high-pressure system moves over Southern California, according to the National Weather Service. The valleys are […]

  • Downey residents face 8.74 percent increase on trash bill

    DOWNEY – The City Council on Tuesday approved a 8.74-percent increase to trash collection fees for residential customers. Starting immediately, garbage hauler CalMet Services Inc. will increase the average monthly […]

  • 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. […]

  • Hey Teachers! Learn how to handle moon rocks – SATURDAY

    DOWNEY – The Columbia Memorial Space Center is hosting a training session so teachers can borrow moon rocks to show to their students. The center is hosting a certification workshop […]

  • Guerra gets a little fired up over proposed smoking study

    DOWNEY – Councilman Mario Guerra wanted to talk about a proposal to curb smoking, and not even the rigid procedural rules of a City Council meeting could stop him. Despite […]