The Downey Legend

For the 60th annual tree lighting at the Downey Civic Center on Dec.5, Giselle Garcia, Miss Teen Downey Princess, assists the Downey Rose Float Association by volunteering in the arts and crafts section. “Every year the Rose Float Association provides food for the event,” Garcia states, “which I gladly helped sell and serve.”

Downey’s Tree Lighting and 60th Anniversary

Alicia Garcia, Photographer December 16, 2016

The annual tree lighting event at the Downey Civic Center took place on Monday, Dec. 5, where the event consisted of performances from local school choirs, an area exclusively set up with snow,...

Celebrating the winter season

Celebrating the winter season

Sergio Villegas, Writer December 16, 2011

With the autumn season ending and winter arriving, the city of Downey hosts events to celebrate the holiday season.  Two of the biggest events that the city hosted were the Christmas tree lighting at...

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