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PIH marking one year in Downey

DOWNEY – PIH Health Hospital-Downey will celebrate its one-year anniversary with a special event Saturday, Oct. 18, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free flu shots will be […]


Senate candidates clash in debate

Mendoza and Guerra spar in Whittier town hall ahead of November election.


Women’s Conference returning to Downey

Conference features lineup of physicians speaking specifically on women’s health issues.


Stroke prevention seminar adds 100 slots

DOWNEY – Due to overwhelming demand, 100 reservation slots have been added so that more members of the local community can attend the final Downey Primary Stroke Prevention […]


Councilman Mario Guerra speaks with residents at his annual town hall meeting Wednesday.
Hispanic supermarket coming to south Downey

Vallarta Supermarkets to open location at former Beach’s Market site.


Deli owner left on the hook after lottery theft

Market surprised to learn he’s responsible for half the value of stolen lotto tickets.


Gabriel Enamorado is a photographer, web designer, creative director and bicyclist. Photo by Cindy Macias
Downey’s Gabriel Enamorado to represent Levi’s brand

Downey resident’s online mini bicycle tour featured by Levi’s.


Crime Report

Thursday, Sept. 25 At 3:30 p.m., officers responded to Kaiser Hospital in Downey where an adult male was being treated for a 1” laceration on his shoulder. The […]


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Superstar neurologist Dr. Helena Chui to speak at stroke prevention seminar

Free stroke prevention seminar returns to Downey Oct. 29; pre-registration required.


Guerra outraises Mendoza in final stretch

Mario Guerra raises $133,477 between July 1 and Sept. 30, compared to $96,046 by Tony Mendoza.


Eddie Preciado: humble beginnings

DOWNEY — What defines an athlete is his preparation for the game. This type of athlete obsesses over every detail. He memorizes both the offensive and defensive plays […]


Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard presented the family of Moses Lechuga a Certificate of Congressional Recognition honoring his service to our nation.
Moses Lechuga, WWII hero, buried at Arlington

DOWNEY – Cpl. Moses Lechuga, a Downey resident and World War II veteran who escaped from a German prison of war camp, was buried at Arlington National Cemetery […]


From left: Councilman Alex Saab, YMCA executive director Anne Ullstrom, Joanne and Bob Earl, Dianne and Joe Lumsdaine, Darlene and Steve Roberson (with granddaughter Madison), and YMCA board chair Stephen Ferraro. Photo by Eric Pierce
YMCA honors Downey community leaders

Bob and Joanne Earl, Joe and Dianne Lumsdaine, and Steve and Darlene Roberson honored.


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For Downey Symphony, it’s all about No. 7

Downey Symphony concert on Oct. 11 plays on the number 7 and all its connotations.


Downey High teacher Glenn Yamasaki gives a tour of the new Walker Hall. Photo by Cindy Macias
Walker Hall officially opens at Downey High

DOWNEY – Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard was one of several dignitaries to attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony last week to open the new William L. Walker Hall at Downey High […]


Photo by John Zander
Mayor’s Corner: Thousands continue to discover Downey

Hello Downey! It’s always my pleasure to once again connect with you through my monthly Mayor’s Corner article.  I enjoy sharing news about our City and keeping our […]


Omar Juarez: Kicking his way through life

Downey High kicker dedicates this season to Dodi Soza and his parents.


Downey resident Rick Rodriguez, center, was honored as a “Hometown Hero” by the American Red Cross this week in recognition of his work with veterans. He is pictured above with city administrators and council members. Photo by John Zander
Downey’s Rick Rodriguez honored by Red Cross

American Red Cross pays tribute to “ordinary citizens” who help save others.


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The problem with DowneyWatchdog.com

COLUMN: Anonymous website loses credibility with low-brow attacks.


Anthony Moreno’s winding road to Downey

Baritone singer is featured soloist at Oct. 11 concert at the Downey Theatre.