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Five New Year’s Eve Traditions You Probably Won’t Be Doing

Five New Year’s Eve Traditions You Probably Won’t Be Doing

Possum Drop For the last 19 years, thousands have gathered in Brasstown, North Carolina for the annual Possum Drop. The alcohol-free event features live bluegrass music, a singing contest and…

Still Time To Come Out And Help Decorate The Downey Rose Float – PHOTOS

Still Time To Come Out And Help Decorate The Downey Rose Float – PHOTOS

The Downey Rose Float Association is still in need of volunteers. They will be decorating right up to the last minute. You can come by as early as 10:00am Monday…

Residents Can Expect Disruptions Due To Freeway Work

Residents Can Expect Disruptions Due To Freeway Work

An important story from our friends at The Downey Patriot, written by Christian Brown http://www.thedowneypatriot.com/article.do?id=17715969   Like this:Like Loading...…

The Green Olive Restaurant Is Hiring

The Green Olive Restaurant Is Hiring

The Downey Beat wants to put the word out on available jobs in Downey for our readers and residents. So we will be adding a section on available jobs in…

New Year’s Eve Safety Tips From Downey Police Chief Carl Charles

New Year’s Eve Safety Tips From Downey Police Chief Carl Charles

I asked our new Police Chief, Carl Charles to share a few New Year’s Eve safety tips for our residents. He responded right away with the following advice. Thank you…

New Year’s Day Street Sweeping & Trash Schedule

New Year’s Day Street Sweeping & Trash Schedule

No Downey Street Sweeping and Trash Pick Up on New Year’s Day Street Sweeping When there is no street sweeping, it will NOT be made up. Streets are always swept…

New Segment – Historic Downey

New Segment – Historic Downey

I would like to welcome a new contributor to the Downey Beat, George Redfox. George founded The Downey Conservancy which is dedicated to preserving Downey’s historic and cultural recourses. George…

Who Is First To Bring In The New Year?

Who Is First To Bring In The New Year?

Several Pacific Ocean Islanders will be the first ones to ring in January 1, 2013. Kiritimati, Christmas Island and Kiribati will enter 2013 first, while American Samoa, Niue, and the United States Minor Outlying…

Vending Machines, The Future Of Shopping For Electronics?

Vending Machines, The Future Of Shopping For Electronics?

I saw something really interesting while Christmas shopping with my wife at the Stonewood Mall. People were buying high-end electronics from a vending machine. I thought this was quite odd.…

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