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21 August 2014, 4:14 pm

Loading Search... DOWNEY – Angelo Carmine D’Eramo, 83, passed away July 18 of natural causes. He died in Downey with family at his side. Born in Los Angeles on Aug. 18, 1930, he served his country in the U.S. Army, supporting the Korean War in Alaska.... Read More »

It’s official: Downey becomes Special Olympics host city

21 August 2014, 4:13 pm

DOWNEY – A press conference was held Wednesday to officially announce Downey as a host city for the 2015 Special Olympics World Games. As a host city, Downey will provide meals, accommodations, and training facilities for approximately 100 Special Olympic athletes next summer.... Read More »

Bringing back Main Street (Downey Avenue)

21 August 2014, 4:13 pm

DOWNEY – I don’t have a clue why I obsess about this particular little street that many in the world don’t even know exists. I never paid attention to it until I returned home after years of college and travelling. Now, I find myself daydreaming of what Downey Avenue could be.... Read More »

Thursday morning report, Aug. 21

21 August 2014, 4:57 am

1.) A press conference was held yesterday to officially announce Downey as a host city for the 2015 Special Olympics World Games. As a host city, Downey will provide meals, accommodations, and training facilities for approximately 100 Special Olympic athletes next summer.... Read More »

Meruelo Group Supports Recapitalization Of Pan American Bank

20 August 2014, 6:00 am

DOWNEY, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Meruelo Group, a privately-held and minority-owned management company founded and led by Latino business executive Alex Meruelo, today announced it helped fund the recapitalization of Pan American Bank (PAMB), the oldest Latino-owned bank in the Wes... Read More »

BofA Fake-Bomb Banker Charged With Insurance Fraud

12 August 2014, 5:17 am

A woman convicted of taking part in a 2012 bank robbery in East Los Angeles faces further charges of filing a fake workers’ compensation claim after saying the incident left her with post-traumatic stress disorder.... Read More »

Robert Downey Jr.'s son faces drug charge

11 August 2014, 1:27 pm

The 20-year-old son of actor Robert Downey Jr. has been charged with felony drug possession, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said.... Read More »

Robert Downey Jr.’s son Indio faces felony drug charge

8 August 2014, 1:37 pm

The 20-year-old son of actor Robert Downey Jr. has been charged with felony drug possession.... Read More »

Robert Downey Jr.'s son charged with felony cocaine possession

7 August 2014, 5:38 pm

Indio Falconer Downey, the son of actor Robert Downey Jr., has been charged with felony cocaine possession after being arrested in West Hollywood during a traffic stop.... Read More »

America’s oldest McDonald’s serves up classic ’50s charm

29 July 2014, 7:51 am

There are over 34,000 McDonald’s restaurants throughout the world, but none can compare to the one in the Los Angeles suburb of Downey, California. The Downey restaurant is an original:...... Read More »