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]

Rooftop restaurant coming to Downey

February 8, 2018 by  

The planning commission in Downey recently approved a proposal for a new rooftop restaurant, to be located at 11100 Downey Avenue. The space has no [Read more]

Intra-District enrollment period open in Downey

January 5, 2018 by  

The Intra-District Open Enrollment option, which was once called ‘School of Choice’, is available now, for the 2018-2019 academic year. Parents of students who live outside the district are not eligible to take advantage of [Read more]

Downey Police announce Citizen’s Academy

December 6, 2017 by  

For the 18th year in a row, the Downey Police are inviting residents to take part in a Citizen’s Academy.

These academies are [Read more]

Downey hospital has new dog therapy program

November 8, 2017 by  

Studies have shown that pet therapy—bringing animals into hospitals to visit patients—has many beneficial effects, and Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital (PIC) has announced it is beginning such a [Read more]

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