RDJ shares "Avengers" poster, teases big announcement

26 February 2015, 9:23 am

The actor tweeted an Iron Man poster for "Age of Ultron" and told fans to get excited for some upcoming news... Read More »

Who was Albert Ball?

26 February 2015, 1:24 am

DOWNEY – In an era when brave men and women of all ages ventured into an uncharted West seeking fame and fortune, Albert Louis Ball, a Pennsylvania native, found his gold in California oranges.... Read More »

Downey considering unlimited WiFi at Downey parks, civic center

26 February 2015, 1:23 am

DOWNEY — The Downey City Council on Tuesday will consider replacing its current internet service provider with a new company that would offer cheaper and faster internet access, and eliminate the current two-hour WiFi limit.... Read More »

Dozens caught at DUI, driver's license checkpoint

24 February 2015, 6:26 pm

DOWNEY – Downey police officers cited 56 people for driving without a proper license at a DUI and driver’s license checkpoint last Friday night. According to police statistics, 1,175 vehicles were screened at the checkpoint located on Imperial Highway at Rives Avenues.... Read More »

OPINION: Keeping the public’s trust at all times

20 February 2015, 10:18 pm

There is, as they say, a sacred trust between the public and those whom they vote into office to represent them. Trust is the foundation that allows an individual to cast their vote in the first place.... Read More »

Donald Burns, resident and volunteer, passes away

20 February 2015, 7:26 pm

DOWNEY – Donald L. Burns passed away Jan. 22 with his family by his side. Born Dec. 1, 1939 to Paul and Marguerite Burns in Glendale, Don grew up in Hawthorne and went to Leusinger High School in Lawndale.... Read More »

Raymundo Escarciga mourned

13 February 2015, 10:57 am

DOWNEY – Raymundo “Ray” Escarciga passed away Jan. 27 surrounded by his family. He was 80. Born in El Paso, Tex. on Oct. 11, 1934 to the late Andres and Trinidad Escarciga, he was one of 11 children.... Read More »

Downey poet publishes new book

13 February 2015, 10:53 am

DOWNEY – Downey poet Lorine Parks will introduce her new book, “Persons of Interest,” at Poetry Matters, Thursday evening, February 19, 7:00 PM, at Stay Gallery. Parks is a prolific writer, and the title of this volume reflects the wide-ranging subjects of her inspiration.... Read More »

Monday morning report, Feb. 9

9 February 2015, 7:03 am

1.) Don Lamkin’s public art piece, “Downey Doodle-icious,” will be dedicated at 4 p.m. today. The mural is on the side of the Porto’s Bakery parking structure on Downey Avenue.... Read More »

Friday morning report, Feb. 6

6 February 2015, 3:38 am

1.) The Downey YMCA will have an open house tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with members of the general public invited to tour the facility and participate in classes at no charge.... Read More »