Downey’s police chief retires

December 10, 2018 by  

After 28 years with the Downey Police Department, the last six as its chief, Carl Charles recently retired from his position.

Residents, city [Read more]

Downey food gets underway

November 26, 2018 by  

The Downey Council PTA HELPS food drive starts today, giving Downey residents a chance to help families in need this winter.

The council is [Read more]

Downey considers its future

October 12, 2018 by  

Downey residents, as well as business owners, recently attended a presentation that gave them a look into what the future could hold for the city, as various development projects begin.

Aldo Schindler, the [Read more]

Downey students can access city library

September 18, 2018 by  

After the success of a pilot program that began in 2016, Downey City Library and the Downey Unified School District recently started implementing it throughout the system, allowing students access to [Read more]

Downey homeowners favor benefit district

August 8, 2018 by  

Downtown Downey property owners recently voted in favor of creating a Community Benefit District (CBD) in the city’s downtown, a measure which then went to the city council, where it passed unanimously.

A CBD works by [Read more]

Downey Symphony’s plans a party

July 1, 2018 by  

The Downey Symphony’s 60th anniversary is coming up, and the orchestra has devised a cabaret-style entertainment that will take place on the Downey Theatre stage.

The fun starts when [Read more]

Downey Unified schools honored

June 13, 2018 by  

It was recently announced that the Educational Results Partnership (ERP) has chosen 13 Downey Unified Schools to be awarded the title of 2017-18 Honor Roll School; a total of 1,798 schools across the state [Read more]

Farmers’ market coming to Downey

May 7, 2018 by  

A new farmers’ market will open soon. Set up on the campus of the Rancho Los Amigos Hospital in Downey, it will be held weekly.

The measure got the [Read more]

Downey announces summer concert series

April 25, 2018 by  

Summer in Downey brings back the city’s Concerts in the Park, and the city has announced this year’s lineup.

The concerts are [Read more]

Downey educator named Principal of the Year

March 11, 2018 by  

Alyda Mir, the principal of Stauffer Middle School in Downey, has been named Principal of the Year in Region 14 Middle Grades by the Association of California School Administrators, according to an article in the Downey Patriot. Mir has [Read more]

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