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Letters to the Editor

Appreciation for vets

Dear Editor: It is my hope that there are those who (out of appreciation) paused for a few minutes on Veterans Day and attempted to realize the real […]

Effects of climate change

Dear Editor: This is in response to the editorial “Americans to Hypocritical Green Activists: You First” written by Michael Barton. Mr. Barton misses the point. The point of […]

Election results

Dear Editor: Thank you voters, where shall I begin? Well, let’s start with Jerry Brown, the man who has never had a real job, who has been on […]

Republican mandate

Dear Editor: On D-Day, President Eisenhower did not tell his troops that we were going to defeat the Nazis so that we could cooperate with them. The order […]

Carpenters history

Dear Editor: I must agree with the letter written by Ms. Carolyn Arzac (“Carpenter House,” 11/6/14). Her letter was in regards to the poor condition of the Carpenter […]

Measure O reaction

Dear Editor: I am a little annoyed and troubled by the response to the passing of Measure O on the Downey Patriot’s Facebook page. A lot of residents […]

Neighborhood watch

Dear Editor: I would like to publicly thank the Downey Police Department and Downey Fire Department for attending our local neighborhood watch meeting last week and for providing […]

Carpenters house

Dear Editor: Remember the Carpenters house on Newville Avenue? It is still a beloved residence by fans all over the world. However, the state the house is in […]

Measure O

Dear Editor: Continuously committed to improving the quality of education for each student, The Downey Unified School District (DUSD) Board of Education would like to take this opportunity […]

U.S. economy

Dear Editor: I can’t pass this by – “Social Inequality,” Letters to the Editor, 10/16/14. I am a “right winger” who cares about the poor and homeless. I […]

Memories of war

Dear Editor: Nov. 11, 2014, we celebrate Veterans Day. It continues to be observed on this date regardless of what day of the week it falls as it […]

Here’s the scoop

Dear Editor: Are you the dog owner who walks your dog in our neighborhood without a pooper scooper? And the coward who walks your dog after dark so […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mari-O and Measure-O

Dear Editor: I am hoping that Downey voters and those from area communities realize what an important election we have this coming Tuesday, Nov. 4. Never has there […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Support for A-Malek

Dear Editor: As a longtime Downey resident, Dr. Shahira A-Malek is genuinely committed to serving each and every resident of Downey and she will work tirelessly to improve […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Gallery investment

Dear Editor: In a letter to the editor of this newspaper several weeks ago, a writer suggested a change to the headline “Stay Gallery Marks Two Years”, indicating […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Guerra’s position

Dear Editor: Please tell me there was a misprint in the Patriot’s reporting of Mr. Mario Guerra’s debate where it mentioned they are both for the Affordable Care […]


Dear Editor: I have been a Downey resident since 1968 and both of my children attended Downey public schools, kindergarten through 12th grade. I am a retired career […]


Dear Editor: I hope all Downey voters will get out to vote by mail or on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 4. When my ancestors first arrived in what […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Support for Kiefer

Dear Editor: I was very proud to be a co-chair to defeat Measure B earlier this year. We must continue to be vigilant to ensure that we keep […]


Dear Editor: As the mother of a son who was killed by medical negligence, I am appalled by Dr. A-Malek’s comments. She couldn’t be more wrong. (“No on […]

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