Wednesday morning report, Sept. 21

Five things to know this Wednesday morning: 

1.) A down payment assistance seminar scheduled for this afternoon at the Barbara J. Riley Community and Senior Center has been cancelled. 

The seminar will go on as scheduled this Saturday at noon. Here are details


2.) The Planning Commission tonight will consider a request to build 39 condominium units on a vacant 1.66-acre parcel of land in north Downey. 

If approved, the units would be built on Telegraph Road at Tweedy Lane. Each residential unit would be three stories with attached 2-car garage, and measure 1,561 to 2,100 square feet. 

Twenty-one of the units are proposed as 3-bedrooms, while the remaining 18 units would feature four bedrooms. 

Here is the staff report, which includes artist renderings of what the complex would look like. 


3.) A man shot and killed at a Bellflower bar Sunday night has been identified as 28-year-old Downey resident Roger Bravo. 

No arrests have been made in the case. Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.


4.) Downey Unified has announced plans for a college fair Thursday, Oct. 13, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Downey High. 

There will be free information workshops, raffles, and giveaway bags to the first 1,000 students. 

The fair is open to all K-12 students. 


5.) A 24-year-old Downey man was critically injured after crashing into 11 parked cars in South Gate over the weekend. 

The man's name was not publicly released and police are investigating the cause of the crash.