Friday morning report, Oct. 2

Five things to know this Friday morning: 

1.) Charles Phoenix is in Downey to conduct first-person research for his Saturday show, "Up With Downey." 

Staff writer Christian Brown interviewed Phoenix and you can read his story here. Tickets can be purchased online

Photo courtesy We Are The Next

2.) Keep Downey Beautiful will meet behind St. Matthias High School tomorrow at 9 a.m. for a community clean-up. 

No registration is required and tools are provided. 

3.) Warren High students Crystal Cantoran and Caroline Perez have created a Downey Historical Society Club. Pretty cool to see kids taking an interest in local history.

4.) The Island neighborhood is hosting its 12th annual community garage sale tomorrow, starting at 7 a.m. 

5.) Warren High football hosts Gardena at 7 p.m. tonight, while Downey High is on their bye week. 

Warren's girls tennis travels to Paramount at 3 p.m.