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Thursday morning report, March 26

Five things to know this Thursday morning:  1.) Charles Daniel Henderson, a Downey resident and retired LAPD detective, was scheduled to be arraigned yesterday on child pornography charges. Henderson […]


Police search for suspects in Rio Hondo Elementary burglary

DOWNEY — Downey police say they are following up on leads after a vandal — or vandals — burglarized Rio Hondo Elementary over the weekend, stealing laptops and […]


Wednesday morning report, March 25

Five things to know this Wednesday morning:  1.) The City Council yesterday reluctantly but unanimously voted to roll back its residency restrictions on registered sex offenders after the […]


Tuesday morning report, March 24

Five things to know this Tuesday morning:  1.) Downey resident Nayeli Duenas has been awarded a $2,000 scholarship from Soroptimist International of Norwalk in support of her efforts […]


Monday morning report, March 23

Five things to know this Monday morning:  1.) The Downey Fire Department is making great use of its Facebook page, using the social media site to engage and […]


Friday morning report, March 20

Five things to know this Friday morning:  1.) A busy weekend lies ahead, with the Arc Walk for Independence taking place tomorrow morning at Stonewood Center. ABC-7 newscaster […]


Thursday morning report, March 19

Five things to know this Thursday morning:  1.) Warren High teacher Elaine Kirby has been named “Woman of the Year” by Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia. She will be recognized […]


Wednesday morning report, March 18

Five things to know this Wednesday morning:  1.) The Gangs Out of Downey luncheon is at 11:15 a.m. today at the Rio Hondo Event Center. Judge Phil Mautino […]


Woman jumps off bridge in suicide attempt

A 25-year-old Downey woman is in critical condition after attempting to kill herself by jumping off the Florence Avenue overpass at the San Gabriel River, police said today. […]


Tuesday morning report, March 17

Five things to know this Tuesday morning:  1.) A real estate transaction involving state Sen. Tony Mendoza prompts a warning from the FPPC. Sac Bee 2.) Downey Adult […]


Monday morning report, March 16

Five things to know this Monday morning:  1.) “In 2001, I came to Los Padrinos and was told there were 800 fighting gangs in Los Angeles County and […]


Friday morning report, March 13

Five things to know this Friday morning:  1.) The Helpful Honda Guys will be at the county animal shelter in Downey tomorrow 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., helping […]


Police investigating Instagram threat (UPDATED)

Police are investigating a threat posted on Instagram yesterday that threatened a shooting at Warren High School on March 30. The Instagram page had no photos, but in […]


Thursday morning report, March 12

Five things to know this Thursday morning: 1.) Approximately 400 people participated in last Saturday’s Walk for Life, the annual fundraiser started by Downey resident Bob Feliciano after […]


Wednesday morning report, March 11

Five things to know this Wednesday morning:  1.) According to the Wall Street Journal, Simon Property Group has made a $16 billion bid to acquire Macerich Co., the […]


Tuesday morning report, March 10

Five things to know this Tuesday morning:  1.) Tonight’s City Council meeting agenda is pretty light. Probably most significant is a proposal to waive entrance fees at the […]


Monday morning report, March 9

Five things to know this Monday morning:  1.) The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed Warren High grad and lefty reliever Bobby LaFromboise to a one-year deal. U-T 2.) A […]


Friday morning report, March 6

Five things to know this Friday morning:  1.) Downey High School’s jazz band made history last week, beating 10 top Southern California bands to win first place at […]


Thursday morning report, March 5

Five things to know this Thursday morning:  1.) Perhaps most notably from Mayor Luis Marquez’s State of the City address yesterday, he publicly identified more tenants slated for the Promenade […]


Wednesday morning report, March 4

Five things to know this Wednesday morning:  1.) Mayor Luis Marquez will deliver Downey’s State of the City address today at the Rio Hondo Event Center. Along with the […]