} ; Eric's Blog Chamber of Commerce Admin Loading Search... WRITTEN BY : Alex Dominguez Contributor News 62 views 2 hours ago DOWNEY - Plans for a new Starbucks coffee shop in Downey were approved Wednesday by the Planning Commission. Stox Restaurant, the property's neighbor to the immediate east, will remain and stay open for business. The new plans were unanimously passed by the commission members in attendance Vice Chairperson Matias Flores was not present. }); Email this article Sender Name Sender Email Message Maximum 300 characters.
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The latest Roma Downey and Mark Burnet t religious project made its screen debut on NBC TV Sunday evening, April 4. Based on the New Testament book of Acts, A.D. Based on the first episode, Burnett and Downey are doing an excellent job creating suspense and at the same time following the Bible's text. Occasionally, a few lines of dialogue have been added outside the Bible which are based on speculation as to what the people likely would've said in certain situations. Recommendation to readers is to tune in next Sunday for the second episode.
Douglas' quick rise in politics was aided by her powerful Beltway benefactor, then-Congressman Lyndon Johnson, who Johnson biographer Robert Caro says carried on an open affair with the lady from California. John F. Kennedy threw Nixon some money, as did his father, Joe. Nixon then defeated Douglas, 59-41. In California politics, the players may change, but the game is still the same. Staff opinion columnist John Phillips can be heard weekdays at 3 p.m. on "The Drive Home with Jillian Barberie and John Phillips" on KABC/AM 790 in Los Angeles.
DOWNEY - Children ages 6-12 can participate in the city of Downey's "Spring Spectacular" drop-in program at participating Downey parks during spring break, April 6-10. The program operates from 12-5 p.m. with several outdoor activities per day, the first beginning at 12:30 p.m. Activities include art, lunch with the leaders , tag, dodgeball and crafts. Registration can be completed at the parks listed above starting April 6 at 12:30 p.m. For more information, call 904-7238.
Last Halloween, more than 7,000 guests received free hot dogs, cotton candy, popcorn, donuts, sodas and helium balloons at what has become Downey's largest event *Holding essay and oratorical contests for local high school students * Making substantial annual gifts to Arc of Los Angeles and Orange Counties, Downey Family YMCA, local Boy Scout troops and Darrell Jackson's 10-20 Club "We're proud of the impact we're having in helping children who need a hand up to reach their dreams," Bob said.
At the site of an abandoned medical clinic, Ben Martinez, the city's director of community and economic development, said the homes will be a welcome addition to the city. "They think that they can sell these homes, and that's great," Tercero said. "The City Council just denied an appeal by a developer for a 29-unit apartment complex," Tercero said. "Residents in the area were concerned, because of the height of the building, that occupants in the apartment would be able to look into their backyards," he explained.
Three terrified puppies at the Downey Shelter in Downey, California only have each other for comfort - and they're so scared that their faces are pressed tightly into the corner of their kennel. The dogs, who are said to be Boxer/German Shepherd mixes, were owner surrenders. Their numbers are A4808605, 4808606, 4808607. 940-6898 and press 0 to speak with an operator. If you aren't looking to add to your family at this time, please SHARE this story to help them find a family! You can also follow along on Facebook and Twitter !
Teen fans mobbed the mall, the store and the skaters. Police had to shut the whole thing down. Downey police say they were called to the Stonewood Shopping Center near Downey High School after pandemonium welcomed a 1 p.m. appearance by the two on Saturday. Police said in a statement that about 2,000 people formed a line in a mall parking lot while several hundred others were inside the shopping center waiting for the pair. It was too much for the store, Zumies, to handle, they said. Weekly News on Twitter at @laweeklynews .
A tanker truck driver was taken into custody after leading sheriff's deputies on a slow-speed pursuit on a freeway and surface streets in the Downey area Sunday night. The pursuit began after deputies allegedly saw him driving recklessly, LA¬†County sheriff's officials said. Deputies initially said they had received a report of a possibly stolen tanker truck. The driver came to a stop at an intersection in Paramount. Wearing a reflective safety vest, he came out of the truck with his hands up and was taken into custody.
Thousands of teenage fans swarmed¬†Stonewood Shopping Center in Downey on Saturday to see skateboarding stars Steven Fernandez and Keelan Dadd, causing authorities to cancel their event¬†and temporarily shut down the mall. Fernandez and Dadd were¬†scheduled for a meet and greet¬†at 1 p.m. at Zumiez, a clothing store in the shopping center. Police were called for crowd control. There were no reports of injuries, arrests or significant property damage. The mall was reopened at 4:30 p.m. For more California breaking news, follow AngelJennings .
Stonewood Center shopping mall, located in the 200 block of Stonewood Street, was swarmed with fans of professional skateboarders Steven Fernandez and Keelan Dadd. "The clothing store and event staff were overwhelmed with the large crowd inside the mall, which caused the business to close their doors and cancel the event," Lt. Patrons were escorted out by police and local law enforcement agencies. There were no reports of any injuries or arrests and no significant damage to property, according to Baker.
An Encino shopping center will host the San Fernando Valley's first Dunkin' Donuts outlet, the brokerage on the deal announced Thursday. The franchise is being developed by Aharon Aminpour, who has a deal with the Canton, Mass. Food chain to open 10 stores in the Valley. Currently there are three Dunkin' Donut shops in Southern California, one in Santa Monica, Downey and Whittier, according to the chain's website. Aminpour is also looking to open Dunkin' Donuts locations in Woodland Hills, West Hills, Northridge, Sylmar, Chatsworth and Van Nuys.
LOS ANGELES -- A retired Los Angeles Police Department detective pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of possession and distributing child pornography. Henderson, 69, is accused of uploading child pornography, District Attorney's officials said. A search warrant served last October at Henderson's home in Downey turned up more than 600 images of child or youth pornography, according to the District Attorney's Office. (-2015 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
A long time Downey resident, Ken lived a full life with his family and in his community. As a World War II Army Veteran, an active member of the Disabled Army Veterans and American Legion, Ken was proud and honored to have served in the Armed Services. There, they raised their son, DeWayne. Ken served on the City of Downey Water Board and was Chair of the Downey Cemetery Board. Ken is survived by his son DeWayne, grandchildren Geoffrey, Nicole, Yamizel and his great-grandchildren, Carleigh and Ethan.