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Tuesday morning report, Dec. 30

Five things to know this Tuesday morning:  1.) Louis Morales has been elected president of Downey Youth Football for an unprecedented 17th consecutive year. Other officers include Robert […]


Monday morning report, Dec. 29

Five things to know this Monday morning:  1.) In a Facebook post, Ralph Verdugo says litigation is the reason his planned steakhouse and wine garden has not opened […]


Wednesday morning report, Dec. 24

Five things to know this Wednesday morning:  1.) City Hall and most major city facilities are closed today and tomorrow. Downey Federal Credit Union closes at 2 p.m., […]


Tuesday morning report, Dec. 23

Five things to know this Tuesday morning:  1.) The city of Downey has published an online book detailing its accomplishments this year. “I am appreciative of the Council’s […]


Monday morning report, Dec. 22

Five things to know this Monday morning:  1.) R&J Family Restaurant was shut down by food inspectors earlier this month. Press-Telegram 2.) Yolanda Mendoza, the sister of state […]


Friday morning report, December 19

Five things to know this Friday morning:  1.) If you live in Downey, you may receive a telephone call from surveyors asking about Downey’s parks and recreation programs. Don’t […]


Thursday morning report, Dec. 18

Five things to know this Thursday morning:  1.) Professional boxer Alfonso Gomez is hosting a launch party at The Palms tonight to celebrate the release of his 2015 […]


Wednesday morning report, Dec. 17

Five things to know this Wednesday morning:  1.) As of yesterday evening, Luis Marquez is mayor of Downey and Alex Saab is mayor pro tem. “I look forward to […]


Tuesday morning report, Dec. 16

Five things to know this Tuesday morning: 1.) The City Council meets in a special session at 6:30 p.m. tonight to transition to new mayor Luis Marquez. Outgoing […]


Monday morning report, Dec. 15

Five things to know this Monday morning:  1.) More than 150 toys were collected by Stay Gallery last Friday, with all donations going to the Downey Unified School […]


Friday morning report, Dec. 12

Five things to know this Friday morning:  1.) Stauffer Middle School was one of 12 schools nationwide selected to receive Samsung Android tablets as part of a new […]


Thursday morning report, Dec. 11

Five things to know this Thursday morning:  1.) Not everyone is a fan of new-look Firestone Boulevard. The Facebook page Downey Loves Trader Joe’s published a scathing review […]


Wednesday morning report, Dec. 10

Five things to know this Wednesday morning:  1.) After eight years in public office, Mario Guerra had his final city council meeting last night, an emotional but uplifting […]


Tuesday morning report, Dec. 9 (LOCAL POLITICS EDITION)

Five things to know this Tuesday morning:  1.) Tonight is the final council meeting for Mario Guerra who, after eight years as Downey’s most vocal cheerleader, bows out […]


Monday morning report, Dec. 8

Five things to know this Monday morning:  1.) Downey will have its tree-lighting ceremony tonight. The free event is from 6-8:30 p.m. (the actual tree-lighting is at 6:30 […]


Friday morning report, Dec. 5

Five things to know this Friday morning:  1.) The Art of Rancho exhibit opens tonight at Stay Gallery, featuring the best artists from Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation […]


Thursday morning report, Dec. 4

Five things to know this Thursday morning:  1.) Today’s Firestone Boulevard ribbon-cutting has been postponed to Monday at 10 a.m. due to the threat of rain. 2.) The […]


Wednesday morning report, Dec. 3

Five things to know this Wednesday morning: 1.) CIF has announced that the Downey-Crescenta Valley football game for the Southern Section championship will take place at Glendale High […]


Firestone Boulevard dedication postponed

Today’s ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony for Firestone Boulevard has been rescheduled for Thursday at 3 p.m. due to the rain. The ceremony is open to the public and […]


Tuesday morning report, Dec. 2

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. 2.) The Downey […]