Doug and Denise Molette announced in a social media post in July that they would be the newest owners of The Downtowner restaurant on Selma Avenue.

Doug and Denise Molette are the newest owners of The Downtowner restaurant in Selma, and, while they plan to keep it mostly the same, there are other changes coming.

Doug Molette spoke with the Selma Sun recently about his discovery of the well-known restaurant and how his family took over the business in early July.

“I knew the previous owner. I had come in and helped her in the mornings cook and stuff before my job. Pretty much, the breakfast cook for a year, year in a half,” Molette said.

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