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]

Downey Symphony Orchestra gets new season ready

October 20, 2017 by  

Downey Symphony president Don Marshall wants everyone to know that the orchestra will soon be playing their song.

The opening concert of the [Read more]

Downey residents thank first responders

September 8, 2017 by  

First responders, including police and firefighters, often work long hours in dangerous conditions, with little appreciation for their efforts. The residents of Downey View Apartments, a building located in the city’s downtown, decided to [Read more]

Council to consider zoning change

August 20, 2017 by  

The Downey City Council will soon consider whether or not to rezone a home on Downey Avenue from a single-family dwelling to multi-unit living.

The house, which was [Read more]

Downey to welcome new car dealer

July 11, 2017 by  

Giant RV, a dealer in recreational vehicles, is planning to open a location in Downey.

Mike Murphy, the company’s vice president of [Read more]

Downey City Council votes to continue supporting gallery

June 8, 2017 by  

Downey City Council has voted to continue subsidizing the rent for the Stay Gallery, a downtown business, for another three years, according to an article in the Downey Patriot. The agreement to provide the subsidy, which amounts to $150,000, is between the city and Downey Art Vibe, [Read more]

After 50 years, Downey flower shop moves

May 9, 2017 by  

A Unique Florist has been in business on Lakewood Boulevard in Downey since approximately 1965, but the shop has now relocated to a new spot on 2nd Street.

Teri Head, who currently owns the [Read more]

Space Center free during April week

April 5, 2017 by  

The Columbia Memorial Space Center will offer free admission for a week in April, as the City of Downey hosts an event it’s calling the ‘City of STEM’.

The weeklong celebration of [Read more]

Downey schedules meeting for Neighborhood Watch block captains

March 8, 2017 by  

All Downey residents are invited to the annual meeting of its Neighborhood Watch Block Captains, which is hosted by the Downey Police Department’s Neighborhood Watch Program. The meeting is scheduled for the Barbara J. Riley Community and Senior Center.

Detective Ron Gee will [Read more]

Downey school wins honors

February 5, 2017 by  

During the week beginning January 22, 2017, the Downey Board of Education awarded Griffiths Middle School in Downey, California its Shared Values Award for Continuous Improvement, according to an article in The Patriot.

The award was accepted by the [Read more]

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