Admin The Downey Patriot

Club DB Lounge Generic Ad


Suspected ‘Quad Bandit’ arrested

CERRITOS – A suspected serial bank robber known as the “Quad Bandit” was arrested after robbing a Brea bank last week, authorities announced. Jonathan Oechsle, 47, of Anaheim, […]

Crime Report

Friday, Aug. 1 At 1:25 p.m., a Downey Police Officer observed a traffic violation and attempted to stop a 2011 Chevy Pick-up.  The vehicle pulled to the rear […]

The Jones family

While on vacation in Arizona last week, the Jones family stopped in Tombstone. “On the way there we got caught in a pretty good thunderstorm,” says Anthony Jones. […]

So Cal Edison warns of imposters

DOWNEY – Southern California Edison (SCE) is advising customers to be aware of a new telephone scam that is demanding immediate payment for allegedly past due electricity bills. […]

Quilt appraiser to appear in Downey

DOWNEY – Noted quilt appraiser Julie Silber will present her trunk show of vintage quilts at the Aug. 20 meeting of the Los Angeles County Quilt Guild at […]

Hawaiian luau in La Mirada

LA MIRADA – Mirada Hills Rehabilitation and Convalescent Hospital in La Mirada will host a free luau Thursday, Aug. 21, from 5-8 p.m. Hawaiian dancers will perform from […]

Credit 101 for college freshmen

To parents with a freshman entering college this fall: You’re probably expecting to shell out major bucks for tuition, room and board and a million other necessities over […]

Tickets on sale to shopping event

DOWNEY – As part of a fundraiser, the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Women’s Guild is selling tickets to Citadel Outlets’ ninth annual Shopping Extravaganza on Oct. 18. […]

Legislation would send mail ballots straight to county registrar

DOWNEY – A proposed law that would require all completed vote-by-mail applications to be mailed directly to the county registrar’s office and not to middlemen or political campaign […]

AARP taking party bus to San Diego

DOWNEY – Downey residents are invited on a free trip to a San Diego convention called “Ideas@50+” on Saturday, Sept. 6. The trip is sponsored by the AARP. […]

Cerritos food festival Sept. 18

CERRITOS – The 2014 Taste of the Region and Business Expo will take place Thursday, Sept. 18, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts. […]

United States Tennis Association

The United States Tennis Association summer youth tennis program concluded July 31 at Independence Park. The kids, ages 8-17, pictured here completed the ‘L.A. 84” USTA program. From […]

Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard

Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard toured Downey’s CareMore Center and Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, meeting with executives, staff and patients at both facilities. She is pictured here with […]

“The Avenue -- Historical Photographs of Downey Avenue”

“The Avenue — Historical Photographs of Downey Avenue” is the title of an exhibit opening next Friday, Aug. 22, at Stay Gallery. The exhibit is a partnership between […]

Daytrip to San Diego

DOWNEY – The Downey Newcomers Club is sponsoring a trip to Old Town San Diego on Wednesday, Aug. 20, via Amtrak. Cost is $49.30 roundtrip for seniors and […]

Downey’s space center partners with Google

DOWNEY – Downey’s Columbia Memorial Space Center exhibits relating to space science education and Downey’s rich aerospace history are now universally accessible to the world thanks to a […]

More mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus

DOWNEY – West Nile virus activity continues to increase in Los Angeles County, with 61 positive mosquito and five dead birds testing positive for the virus. Mosquitoes have […]

Assistance League awards scholarships

DOWNEY – The Assistance League of Downey recently awarded four scholarships to graduating students from Downey schools. The recipients were Gissel Enriquez and Jacquelyn Tester from Downey High […]

Church marking 160 years

DOWNEY – Downey United Methodist Church will celebrate 160 years of continuous Christian service to the Downey community with a series of community events in September. On Friday, […]

The Amezquita family

The Amezquita proudly displays The Downey Patriot while vacationing in Costa Rica.   ********** Published: Aug. 14, 2014 – Volume 13 – Issue 18