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Claudia M. Frometa attended the NALEO Policy Institute on Emergency Preparedness

The two-day Institute provided Councilmember Frometa and other Latino elected officials with the opportunity to learn about best practices and policy approaches for tackling natural disasters and emergencies that could affect Latino communities. Staff. Councilmember Claudia M. Frometa, joined the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational...
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Hahn Office Funding Repairs after Crash Damages in Downey

Just days after a car crashed into the Downey Rose Float Association facility and just weeks before the parade, LA County Supervisor Janice Hahn’s office is helping fund repairs and equipment replacement. The incident took place early in the morning on Friday, December 10, 2021. A vehicle crashed through...

Kaiser Permanente Downey receives 2021 The Guidelines®-stroke award

Kaiser Permanente Downey Medical Center strongly believes in delivering the highest quality health care services, and this was underscored by receiving the American Heart Association’s 2021 Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award that recognizes exceptional care for stroke patients. To be named a recipient of this prestigious...

California GOP licks wounds after another overwhelming loss

LOS ANGELES — The results of Tuesday’s recall election in which California Gov. Gavin Newsom defeated an attempt to remove him from office look all too familiar to the state’s enfeebled Republicans — they were embarrassed again by Democrats, who haven’t lost a statewide race in 15 years, Associated Press reported.

East Los Angeles mother arrested in deaths of her three children

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau investigators are advising they have arrested Sandra Chico for the murders of her three children. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau investigators are advising they have arrested Sandra Chico for the murders of her three children. The incident was reported Monday, June 29, at approximately 12:45 p.m., on the 600 block of Ferris Avenue in East Los Angeles, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said Tuesday.

Los Angeles bid to be home of 2026 FIFA World Cup Matches

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles World Cup Host Committee today named LA Galaxy President Chris Klein and LAFC Co-President Larry Freedman as co-chairs of the region’s bid to host the FIFA World Cup 2026™, marking an important step in ramping up the city’s efforts to host matches during the FIFA World Cup’s™ first return to North America since 1999.

Vijay Patel is a member of the Downey City government, cannot claim defamation

Over the last year, members of the Downey community have been watching with increasing horror as the City government tries to silence criticism from the community. First, then-Mayor Blanca Pacheco limited public comment from a maximum of 5 minutes to 3. Then she and now-Mayor Claudia Frometa tried to establish an ad hoc committee “to do something” about residential picketing, which was promptly rejected by an unlikely alliance between the politically conservative Council Member Alex Saab and the more liberal Sean Ashton.

Bell Gardens PD – Officer Involved Shooting

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives are continuing to assist the Bell Gardens Police Department with the investigation of an Officer-Involved shooting that occurred on Saturday, February 6, at approximately 9:08PM. Detectives have learned that Bell Gardens Police Department officers were responding to a “vandalism now” call, when...

Whit his support, Rodriguez wishes to bring DUSD to the forefront

Downey Unified School Board Welcomes Newest Member. Growing up just southwest of Downey, Jose Rodriguez recognized the importance of education from a very young age. His parents, both from Mexico, instilled in him and his three younger siblings the significance of attending college. With this at the forefront, Rodriguez worked...

Dan Hurlock is Downey’s new Fire Chief

Chief Hurlock was sworn-in January, 5, during a special virtual ceremony where he was accompanied by close family members. Former Fire Chief, Mark Gillaspie, administered the Oath of Office to. Chief Hurlock. The badge pinning was done by Chief Hurlock’s wife, Kim Hurlock, and two daughters, Heather Ream and Haley...

It was ‘Schitt’s Creek’ night at the virtual Emmy awards

The 2020 Primetime Emmy Awards are done (September, 20), with Schitt’s Creek sweeping the comedy awards and HBO’s Watchmen and Succession nabbing a host of their own big wins in the limited-series and drama categories. Regina King unsurprisingly won best lead actress in a limited series for Watchmen, while Euphoria’s...