DOWNEY - For the second year in a row, Downey has been named a finalist for the Most Business-Friendly City in Los Angeles County award.The honor is bestowed yearly by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation. Downey is a finalist with Alhambra, Carson, Torrance, West Covina and Whittier in the population 60,000 and over category. The winner will be announced Nov. 10 during an awards ceremony at the Beverly Hilton. According to a press release announcing the nominations, Downey "has created an excellent business climate." Its pro-business approach has rated Downey in the top 25 percent of "100 Best Cities to Do Business in California" by California Business Magazine, officials said.
********** Published: October 14, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 26