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ROTC cadet finishes leadership training

DOWNEY – Erik Borjas, an Army Rserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) cadet at Cal State Long Beach, has completed a Cadet Troop Leader Training (CTLT) assignment. CTLT allows […]


Symphony fundraisers

DOWNEY – The Downey Symphony is holding a “Mad Hatter” Garden Party at the Rio Hondo Event Center on Sunday, Sept. 21, from 3-7 pm. Attendees are encouraged […]


Medicare seminar Sept. 20

DOWNEY – UnitedHealthcare will host a Medicare education event Saturday, Sept. 20, at 9 a.m. at the Barbara J. Riley Community and Senior Center. Representatives will be available […]


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Artist Ricky Ostendi

Artist Ricky Ostendi will be showing all new paintings on recycled items in his first solo exhibit at Stay Gallery, titled “For The Love of eARTh.” The opening […]


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Roberto Duarte

Downey resident Roberto Duarte traveled to Washington, D.C. over Labor Day weekend to watch UCLA play the University of Virginia. “Besides UCLA winning the game, my other trip […]


Coffee shop launches poetry night

NORWALK – A new coffee shop and bookstore in Norwalk is seeking poets for its new series of Friday night open mics, beginning Oct. 3. “Since we’re still […]


Poet to debut new book

DOWNEY –  Actress and poet Linda Singer will debut her new book, “Vital Signs,” at Stay Gallery next Thursday, Sept. 11. The presentation is part of Poetry Matters […]


Church service for aborted babies

DOWNEY – The second annual National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Babies will be held Saturday, Sept. 13, from 9-10 a.m. outside Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. […]


New pastor at DMCC

DOWNEY –  Pastor Daphne Gascot Arias has been announced as the new minister at Downey Memorial Christian Church. She received her Master of Divinity degree from the Iliff […]


Kids with disabilities get ready for school year

DOWNEY – As high school and college campuses across the state gear up for the new school year, several Southern California students with disabilities are prepared and well […]


From left: Ricardo Perez, VP; Miguel Duarte, president; Simon Simonian, wwner of Joseph’s; Albert Lemus, chair of Alumni Association; and Moises Rosiles, treasurer.
UCLA alumni group welcomes football season

DOWNEY – The UCLA Alumni Los Angeles Southeast Network (“Southeast Network”) brought UCLA fans together again to enjoy the beginning of college football Season. UCLA Bruin alumni and […]


Coordinating Council meeting

DOWNEY – The Downey Coordinating Council will meet Wednesday, Sept. 3, at the Barbara J. Riley Community and Senior Center. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. and the […]


Crime Report

Tuesday, Aug. 19 At 2:30 p.m., officers responded to the 8200 block of Firestone Blvd. regarding an attempted robbery investigation. Officers spoke with the victim who reported he […]


Artists sought for Oct. 11 show

DOWNEY – The Downey Arts Coalition has issued a call to artists for an Oct. 11 show at the Downey Theatre. The show is titled “Lucky Number 7” […]


Drug take-back event Sept. 27

DOWNEY – Residents can safely dispose of expired, unused or unwanted prescription medications at a drug take-back event Saturday, Sept. 27, outside the Downey Police Department. Police personnel […]


Warren band launches decal drive

DOWNEY – Warren High band and color guard members will be canvassing the Downey community this coming Tuesday and Wednesday from 5-8 p.m., giving away decals in exchange […]


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Downey’s Edward Mejia heads to Italy

DOWNEY – Downey resident Edward Mejia embarked on the trip of a lifetime last weekend – a 10-month study abroad journey to Florence, Italy. Mejia is starting his […]


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Mary R. Stauffer Middle School

A ceremony to recognize the renaming of West Middle School to Mary R. Stauffer Middle School will take place this Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the cafeteria. “In […]


Blue Mass for police, fire

DOWNEY – The 10th annual Blue Mass dedicated to the Downey police and fire departments will be held Thursday, Sept. 11, at 8:30 a.m. at Our Lady of […]


Military-themed festival Sept. 27

DOWNEY – Blue Star Family Day, a festival honoring families whose loved ones are currently serving in the armed forces, will be held Saturday, Sept. 27, in Downey […]