Longtime Downey resident Don Russell, who turned 94 on Tuesday, will present an informal evening of discussion and reminiscing at the Downey Historical Society's meeting Thursday, May 23.
The Rio Hondo Golf Club, a public golf course owned by the city of Downey, will host an open house June 9 from 2-6 p.m. The course will be open for free golf.
City council members are having second thoughts about constructing a $3 million facility to house its much-celebrated space shuttle mockup.
After a lengthy discussion with city staff and Downey fire union representatives, the City Council on Tuesday decided not to proceed its negotiations with the Los Angeles County Fire District for fire and emergency services.
Preparations continue for Make Music Downey, a music festival with over 30 performances scheduled for the downtown area on June 8. Organizers Bea Romano and Carol Kearns, of the Downey Arts Coalition, say that additional venues had to be added to accommodate all of the performers who wanted to participate.
The family of Michael Nida, an unarmed South Gate man shot in the back and killed by a Downey police officer in a case of mistaken identity, agreed to a settlement of $4.5 million in a federal wrongful death suit brought against the city of Downey, attorney Dale Galipo said.
Local playwright Bill Blush will debut comedic works in "Bill's Shorts: a Brief Evening of One Act Comedies," a staged reading this Sunday, May 19, at Epic Lounge.
The future of Downey fire service is up for debate Tuesday night as the City Council decides whether to advance contract negotiations with the Los Angeles County Fire District for fire and emergency services.
A regional water agency voted 4-0 Friday to raise its assessment for pumping ground water by 9.9 percent after a nearly three-hour hearing - its first-ever hearing intended to meet the procedural requirements of Proposition 218.
Astro Pak Corporation today announced the recent promotion of Stella Gevorgian as Quality Assurance Manager for Downey, California Cleanroom .
Downey police officers will be working as waiters and hosts at the Johnny Carino's restaurant at Downey Landing this Thursday, May 16, in an effort to raise money for Special Olympics.
Richard Lee Williams, 92, a longtime resident of Downey, died peacefully May 4 at South Hills Country Home for the Elderly in West Covina.
This past Wednesday was National Bike to School Day. With the encouragement of many in the local community, significant numbers of students elected to bike to school.