Realtor discovers old photo

DOWNEY - When local realtor Gene Sais did a walkthrough of a property he was selling a few years back, he made a curious discovery.Sais found a historic 1934 photograph of the very property he was selling at 11625 Paramount Blvd. Presently home to the University Bible Fellowship, the property was previously known as Gabriel's Log Cabin Café. After years of holding on to the photograph, he recently donated it to the Downey Historical Society. "Thank you, Gene, for giving us this great photograph for our archives," said George Redfox, a member of the historical society. If you have old photographs of Downey, Downey housing tract brochures, or any other piece of local history and would like to donate them to the historical society, call (562) 869-2777 or visit

********** Published: August 21, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 18