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Friday morning report, May 22

Five things to know this Friday morning:  1.) Several community leaders were honored as “Volunteers of the Year” at an awards ceremony hosted by the Downey Coordinating Council […]


Thursday morning report, May 21

Five things to know this Thursday morning:  1.) KNX 1070 will be broadcasting live from Porto’s Bakery June 12 starting at 1 p.m., as part of its “KNX […]


Wednesday morning report, May 20

Five things to know this Wednesday morning:  1.) Kelley Roberts of the Downey Rose Float Association will speak at the Rio Hondo Event Center at 6 p.m. today. […]


Tuesday morning report, May 19

Five things to know this Tuesday morning:  1.) Two new businesses are coming to Downey: Giant RV and BevMo. Giant RV submitted an application to open a store at […]


Monday morning report, May 18

Five things to know this Monday morning:  1.) Isaac Rincon, a Downey teen who was diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer two years ago, has died […]


Friday morning report, 5/15/15

Five things to know this Friday morning:  1.) Volunteers are needed for Bastards’ third annual Memorial Day commemoration on May 25. The annual event now includes veterans resource […]


Thursday morning report, May 14

Five things to know this Thursday morning:  1.) Artist Roy Anthony Shabla is hosting a gathering of artists, poets and musicians at his Downey home on May 23 […]


Wednesday morning report, May 13

Five things to know this Wednesday morning:  1.) The Downey Unified School District’s approach to Common Core “is drawing attention from neighboring districts,” KPCC reports. “Students explain how they […]


Tuesday morning report, May 12

Five things to know this Tuesday morning:  1.) Tonight’s City Council agenda is fairly light, but there are a couple items of interest: *Council members will consider hiring […]


Monday morning report, May 11

Five things to know this Monday morning:  1.) The Herald-American notes that under the management of VenueTech, the Downey Civic Theatre is attracting larger crowds and increasing revenue. […]


Friday morning report, May 8

Five things to know this Friday morning:  1.) The city of Downey has several job openings, both part time and full time. Full-time jobs include transit driver, police officer […]


Thursday morning report, May 7

Five things to know this Thursday morning:  1.) Downey band New American will celebrate the one-year anniversary of their album release with a concert this Saturday at Stay Gallery. […]


Wednesday morning report, May 6

Five things to know this Wednesday morning:  1.) Warren High School is accepting nominations for its Hall of Fame. You can nominate an alumnus here. 2.) A GoFundMe page […]


Tuesday morning report, May 5

Five things to know this Tuesday morning:  1.) Albertson’s supermarket was named Large Business of the Year, and Minuteman Press was honored as Small Business of the Year, […]


Monday morning report, May 4

Five things to know this Monday morning:  1.) Five years after Downey and other area cities sued the Water Replenishment District of Southern California, alleging the district illegally […]


Friday morning report, May 1

Five things to know this Friday morning:  1.) A celebration of life for former mayor Bob Winningham will be held Tuesday, May 5, at 3 p.m. at the […]


Thursday morning report, April 30

Five things to know this Thursday morning: 1.) Downey police officers will be at Johnny Carino’s from 4- p.m. tonight, working as waiters and hosts, and collecting tips […]


Wednesday morning report, April 29

Five things to know this Wednesday morning: 1.) Former mayor Bob Winningham died yesterday morning after a battle with cancer. He was 59. Winningham was a one-term council […]


Tuesday morning report, April 28

Five things to know this Tuesday morning: 1.) The Downey Police and Fire Foundation is hosting its Police Officer and Firefighter of the Year awards luncheon at 11:30 […]


Monday morning report, April 27

Five things to know this Monday morning:  1.) The southbound 710 Freeway in Bell remains closed this morning after a gasoline tanker overturned and caught on fire yesterday. […]