Around Town


  • Firefighters to run around in the street to fill the boot

    Members of the Downey Fire Department will be out all day Saturday collecting money for Muscular Dystrophy Association. The firefighters will be at Firestone and Lakewood boulevards. Last year, the […]

  • Downey hosting clean-up day

    Downey is hosting a city-wide clean-up from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday Oct. 15. The goal is to have groups and individuals clean-up areas in their own neighborhoods. This event […]

  • Comedy show coming to Downey

    The Epic Lounge is hosting the Laffaholics and several musical acts starting at 7:30 Thursday at 8239 2nd St., Downey. Along with the comedy, guests can also see the Gips, […]

  • Children’s cooking classes

    DOWNEY – The city is hosting five-week cooking classes for children. The Monday class for children ages 6-11 goes from 3:30 to 5 p.m. and starts Sept. 19. The Saturday […]

  • Get local food at 2011 Taste of Downey

    The city is hosting the 2011 Taste of Downey from 5:30 to 9 p.m. near Downey City Hall, 11111 Brookshire Ave. The event will feature music and food from about […]

  • Police to unveil memorial to killed officer

    Downey Police are unveiling a memorial to officer Wayne Presley at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 22  in front of the  Downey Police Station, 10911 S. Brookshire Ave. Presley was killed […]

  • City hosting 9/11 concert

    DOWNEY – The city is hosing a 9/11 memorial concert and event from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday Sept. 11 at Furman Park, 10419 Rives Avenue. The event to honor […]