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Letters to the Editor

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Rooftop concert

Dear Editor: Downey did it again! Downey’s final rooftop Cuban-themed concert, “Havana Nights,” was anything but laid back. After enjoying the previous month’s show (Mexico as the theme), […]


Shopping center progress

Dear Editor: It’s good to see work being done again at the new shopping area next to the Downey Landing. A good area to observe the progress is […]


Article byline

Dear Editor: The Patriot’s issue of Oct. 16 included an article about a staged performance of Gilbert and Sullivan’s operetta, “H.M.S. Pinafore,” coming Sunday afternoon to the Downey […]


No on 46

Dear Editor: MICRA (the Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act), which means compensation for pain and suffering, has been capped at $250,000, which kept the cost of medical care […]


Downey’s destiny is density

Dear Editor: I heard there is a townhouse development planned on Paramount Boulevard between 5th and 7th streets. Housing in Downtown Downey is cool, but trying to pack […]


Debate blackout

Dear Editor: The Downey Patriot and the Whittier Daily News have reported on the first and only public debate state Senate candidates Tony Mendoza and Mario Guerra recently […]


Endorsement for A-Malek

Dear Editor: I wholeheartedly endorse Dr. Shahira A-Malek for Downey City Council, district 2. As a Christian doctor, Dr. Shahira embodies the Biblical values of charity and love. […]


Plastic bag ban

Dear Editor: The op-ed “Banning Plastic Bags: Giving Up Convenience for the Greater Good” published in the Oct. 2 edition of the Patriot was so very one-sided and […]


STEM’s roots in DUSD

Dear Editor: Based on the two letters to the editor in The Downey Patriot titled, “Failure in Math and Science Education Beginning to Add Up” (September 18) and […]


Gallery subsidies

Dear Editor: Re: “Stay Gallery Marks Two Years”, 10/9/14 The headline should have read: Stay Gallery Celebrates Two Years of Subsidies. David Johanson Downey   ********** Published: Oct. […]


Worthless votes

Dear Editor: A startling new political science study concludes that corporate interests and mega wealthy individuals control U.S. policy to such a degree that “the preferences of the […]


Social inequality

Dear Editor: Regarding a recent letter of complaint titled “Measure O” in the Oct. 2 edition of the Patriot about illegals and their children costing taxpayers money because […]


City’s role in business

Dear Editor: In reply to the comments of Saroya Suni, and Barbara Alford, in last week’s Letters to the Editor: Unlike some places in the world, city government […]


Yes on Measure O

Dear Editor: I have been a Downey resident for over 35 years and was a Downey Unified School District employee before retiring a few years ago. My two […]


Furman Park track

Dear Editor: Furman Park is my lifeline. I walk at least 2-3 miles to clear my head in the welcoming shade and the soft earth. The park teems […]


A vote for Guerra

Dear Editor: If you can recall the past, I have twice written scolding letters regarding my feelings towards Mario Guerra. I would like to say that I am […]


Christmas decorations

Dear Editor: When I saw the flags decorating Downey Avenue for the food festival I remembered with fondness the lovely Christmas decorations we had at Downey Avenue and […]


Furman Park track

Dear Editor: Furman Park in Downey is involved in a huge project to install a walking trail around the perimeter of the park. The project also involves the […]


Charity gifts

Dear Editor: Some months ago I sent a small contribution to Paralyzed Veterans. Immediately I received a note of thanks with a package of labels with my name […]


Upscale options

Dear Editor: My family recently moved to Downey a few years ago. I agree with Misty Hausmann’s letter about higher-end stores. (Facebook Conversation, 9/18/14) I like bargains, but […]


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