Here's how NASCAR is digitizing race day

24 June 2016, 12:52 pm

When cars leave the starting line at Sonoma Raceway in California on Sunday for the start of the Toyota ... Blair Hanley Frank Microsoft Principal Evangelist Mike Downey speaks during a press conference at Sonoma Raceway on June 24, 2016.... Read More »

Court bites back, exonerates Michigan TV vet who saved dog

24 June 2016, 11:47 am

Nonetheless, a disciplinary panel at the Michigan Board of Veterinary Medicine last year accepted the findings of hearing officer Shawn Downey and ordered penalties. That result was swept away by the appeals court, which said the decision was "arbitrary ...... Read More »

Donavan Frankenreiter stays on the wave

24 June 2016, 10:10 am

Donavon Frankenreiter recognizes this commonality as both a surfer and musician. Frankenreiter, born in Downey, California, birthplace of the Apollo space program and the oldest operating McDonald’s, makes his home in the Hawaii islands, where earns a ...... Read More »

Cyclones come up short in comeback bid

23 June 2016, 9:12 am

Brooklyn Daily Eagle The Connecticut Tigers seemed willing to give the Cyclones several chances at what would have been a miraculous comeback win Wednesday night in front of 4,107 fans at Thomas J. Dodd Memorial Stadium. But after a series of errors and ...... Read More »

Local musicians come out to celebrate Tibor Lesko

21 June 2016, 11:14 am

Dave and Phil Alvin may not be the most popular sibling musicians to come out of that musical hotbed of Downey, California. Richard and Karen Carpenter have them beat in that department. But the Alvins certainly rank among Downey’s finest in that ...... Read More »

Credit unions converge on economy, strategy, and planning

21 June 2016, 8:32 am

The implications for credit unions remain to be seen, but an afternoon panel of credit union CEOs and CFOs gave their thoughts on opportunities, challenges, and what keeps them up at night, including Mary Torsney, CFO of Financial Partners CU (Downey ...... Read More »

The Stratolaunch is huge, but it's not the strangest aircraft ever built in Southern California

21 June 2016, 1:56 am

Southern California has long been the breeding ground for new and ... The X-15 rocket plane was built in Downey by North American. The plane, which set altitude and speed records in the 1960s, demonstrated that a winged aircraft could fly to and from ...... Read More »

Satellite presentations in September - So CA

20 June 2016, 8:40 pm

"I have no idea how I have "missed" the Downey Amateur (CA) Radio Club," Clint writes. "They are long-time ARRL supporters, and have been serving their region well for more than FIFTY years." "The Victor Valley (CA) ARC is another story. This will be my ...... Read More »

Downey endures power outages; Long Beach holds on during heat wave

20 June 2016, 1:18 pm

An estimate 23,000 customers were without power at one point in the coverage area for Southern California Edison, with a substation fire causing power to go out around noon for 16,000 customers in the Downey area. The outage affected customers in ...... Read More »

Matter of time before summer success follows Downey ‘D’ into the fall

19 June 2016, 10:13 pm

What it lacks in headlines generated in the fall, the Downey defense supplements with hardware secured in the spring and summer. The Lions All-Star Football Classic, one of the four oldest all-star games in California, has become a proving ground for the ...... Read More »

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