Wednesday morning report, July 6

Five things to know this Wednesday morning: 

1.) Concerts in the park start today as pop country music group Smith the Band performs at Furman Park. 

The concert starts at 7 p.m. Food will be sold by the Downey Rose Float Association. 


2.) The Planning Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. and will consider a 14-unite condominium complex at 10361 Foster Road. 

Each home would be two-stories and vary between 2,431 and 3,122 square feet of living space. Lot sizes would range from 5,367 to 8,487 square feet. 

The land is currently undeveloped. 


3.) St. John Bosco has named Dennis Mulhaput its new president.

Mulhaput is former executive vice president of KCET and has also worked in non-profit consulting. 

“I am honored to join the St. John Bosco community as we continue a more than 75 year legacy of preparing outstanding young men for lives as productive citizens,” he said. “The school's long and distinguished history of excellence across the board - academic, spiritual, athletic and service - reflects the unwavering dedication and commitment of the Salesians of Don Bosco, supported by a strong fellowship of faculty, staff, parents and alumni. I look forward to working together to build an even more promising future."


4.) A Downey woman is trying to find a homeless woman she encountered outside the Firestone Boulevard post office. 


5.) A fitness studio is looking to hire a personal assistant. It's a part-time position, salary plus commission.