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Tuesday morning report, Oct. 21

Five things to know this Tuesday morning:  1.) Stinkin’ Crawfish, a Cajun seafood restaurant, will open at the Downey Gateway food court, according to a recently-posted banner. Hopefully […]


Monday morning report, Oct. 20

Five things to know this Monday morning:  1.) A Downey High School teacher was placed on leave after allegations surfaced last week of an inappropriate relationship with a […]


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Friday morning report, Oct. 17

Five things to know this Friday morning:  1.) The Downey Unified School District has settled allegations that it violated the civil rights of a transgender elementary school student. […]


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Thursday morning report, Oct. 16

Five things to know this Thursday morning:  1.) Councilman Mario Guerra had one big announcement at his town hall meeting yesterday: Vallarta Supermarkets will open a grocery store at […]


Wednesday morning report, Oct. 15

Five things to know this Wednesday morning: 1.) Yesterday’s City Council meeting had quite the theatrics, with Mayor Pro Tem Luis Marquez (after five years) publicly returning his […]


Tuesday morning report, Oct. 14

Five things to know this Tuesday morning: 1.) The City Council tonight will consider awarding a $384,200 contract to an Anaheim-based firm to install four monuments along Firestone […]


Monday morning report, Oct. 13

Five things to know this Monday morning:  1.) Funeral services will be held today for slain Bell Gardens mayor Daniel Crespo. The public memorial service begins at 5 […]


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Friday morning report, Oct. 10

Five things to know this Friday morning:  1.) Stay Gallery marks its two-year anniversary with a group exhibit that opens tonight at 8 p.m. The exhibit will feature […]


Thursday morning report, Oct. 9

Five things to know this Thursday morning:  1.) More than 1,600 Downey third-graders and their teachers will witness a Downey Symphony concert today at the Downey Theatre. Music […]


Wednesday morning report, Oct. 8

Five things to know this Wednesday morning:  1.) Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard was part of a panel with Vice President Joe Biden yesterday that endorsed a plan to boost […]


Tuesday morning report, Oct. 7

Five things to know this Tuesday morning:  1.) Gangs Out of Downey meets at 7:30 a.m. in the second floor training room at City Hall. Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia […]


Monday morning report, Oct. 6

Five things to know this Monday morning:  1.) Downey firefighters helped extinguish a massive fire at a Santa Fe Springs industrial facility Saturday afternoon. The blaze created a […]


Friday morning report, Oct. 3

Five things to know this Friday morning:  1.) Housing applications for The View will be available today from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Downey Theatre patio, […]


Thursday morning report, Oct. 2

Five things to know this Thursday morning:  1.) More details are emerging in the shooting death of Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo. Crespo’s wife, Lyvette, shot the mayor […]


Wednesday morning report, Oct. 1

Five things to know this Wednesday morning:  1.) Bell Gardens mayor Daniel Crespo was shot and killed by his wife yesterday after an apparent domestic dispute, authorities said. […]


Tuesday morning report, Sept. 30

Five things to know this Tuesday morning:  1.) More than 380 pounds of expired or unwanted prescription medication was dropped off at a take-back event Saturday morning at […]


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Monday morning report, Sept. 29

Five things to know this Monday morning:  1.) Bob and Joanne Earl, Joe and Dianne Lumsdaine, and Steve and Darlene Roberson were feted at a Downey YMCA gala […]


Friday morning report, Sept. 26

Five things to know this Friday morning:  1.) The next round of Downey CERT training begins Oct. 4. Classes are held over three consecutive Saturdays at Calvary Chapel […]


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Thursday morning report, Sept. 25

Five things to know this Thursday morning:  1.) Applications for The View, the downtown affordable housing complex, will be available Oct. 3-4 in the Downey Theatre patio area, […]


Wednesday morning report, Sept. 24

Five things to know this Wednesday morning:  1.) At last night’s city council meeting, four out of five council members took turns condemning the DowneyWatchdog.com website, calling it […]