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Crime Report provided by the Downey Police Department. FRIDAY, APRIL 17 At 1:15 p.m., officers responded to the Downey Water Store (13105 Lakewood Blvd.) regarding a robbery investigation. […]

South Downey car wash to expand

Sultan Car Wash on Imperial Highway adding a dozen self-serve vacuums.

LAPD detective pleads no contest to child porn charge

DOWNEY – A retired LAPD detective who lives in Downey pleaded no contest Tuesday to an allegation that he was in possession of child pornography. Charles Daniel Henderson, […]

Crime Report

Friday, April 10 At 2:30 a.m., two male adults were standing in front of an apartment building in the 9330 block of Elm Vista when four male suspects […]

Last Saturday’s Downey TLC 5K attracted hundreds of runners and walkers. Photo by John Zander
Mayor’s Corner: a busy spring in Downey

Hello Downey!   Spring is officially here and April has been an exciting month for our community — highlighted by the success of several community events. The City […]

Sean Ashton speaks at Wednesday's town hall meeting. Photo by John Zander
Poor street conditions is popular subject at town hall meeting

DOWNEY — Just five months after winning election to the Downey city council, Councilman Sean Ashton hosted his first town hall meeting Wednesday night, sharing mostly positive news […]

Photo courtesy Living Tree Foundation
Volunteers help clean up American Legion post

DOWNEY – Several volunteers with weed whackers and other various tools in hand took to the American Legion Hollydale Post 723 on Saturday as they began work on […]

Man shot, killed in Downey early Sunday morning

DOWNEY — Downey police are investigating a fatal shooting that left a man dead early this morning. Police received a 911 call at 2:47 a.m.reporting that a person […]

Starbucks opening walk-up store in Downey

New Starbucks at Imperial Highway and Bellflower Boulevard will be walk-up, drive-thru only.

Free health screenings available next week

Blood pressure, abdominal aortic aneurysm screenings offered at no charge.

Inspiring women honored by Downey Soroptimist

DOWNEY – Five women who actively give back to the Downey community were honored by Soroptimist International of Downey on Thursday during a breakfast event at the Rio […]

Members of Golden West Brass: Technical Sgt. Charlene Mayes, Airman First Class Nicholas Ciardelli, Technical Sgt. Scott Ruedger, Staff Sgt. Jill Corbett, and Airman First Class Stephen Denison.
Air Force band performing free concert

DOWNEY – The U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West will present a free matinee concert at the Downey Theatre on Sunday, May 17. Although the concert […]

Free concert Sunday at First Baptist

DOWNEY – Singer and songwriter Macain Treat, a graduate of Downey High School, will perform with his band Tenth and California in a free concert this Sunday at […]

Brandywine Sunstone Rendering
Developer building 31 townhomes in Norwalk

NORWALK – A developer has announced plans to build 31 townhomes on two acres of land at the southwest corner of Pioneer Boulevard and Lakeland Road in Norwalk. […]

Crime Report

Friday, April 3 During the evening hours, Downey Police Officers worked the Downtown area. During their deployment, they issued seven alcohol related municipal code citations, three traffic citations […]

Virginia Yunes captured this image during a festival in Xango, Nigeria in 2006. The scars on the children’s faces emphasize their ethnic identity.
Global photographer to exhibit work in Downey

“Right to Live -- Stories Without Borders” opens April 17 at Stay Gallery.

Stauffer MS chosen for pilot computer science course

DOWNEY – Stauffer Middle School is one of 12 schools nationwide selected to pilot a new computer science course offered by Project Lead the Way (PLTW) where teachers […]

Supermarket gets OK to remodel, expand Beach’s Market

Vallarte Supermarket adding square footage to market, along with Spanish architecture.

Alexis Gomez crowned Miss Downey, Danielle Padilla Miss Teen Downey

DOWNEY – Alexis Gomez was crowned Miss Downey at the Downey Rose Float Association’s 61st annual Miss Downey Pageant on March 21 at the Downey Theatre. Her court […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Strangers in the backyard

Dear Editor: Hello, I am a regular teenager who lives in the beautiful city of Downey. I have lived here for all my life, and my family and […]