Monday morning report, Aug. 15

Five things to know this Monday morning: 

1.) Acapulco restaurant has finished renovations at its Stonewood Center location and hosted a grand reopening Aug. 12. 

The new look features a new cantina, dining room, two outdoor patios, and an updated main entrance next to the indoor-outdoor bar. 

"Our guests are going to be blown away," said Bryan Lockwood, CEO of Acapulco's parent company, Real Mex Restaurants. "The Acapulco brand has always been about the feeling of vacation and relaxation, served up with fresh food and drinks. The new redesign provides a perfect setting for that everyday escape. I couldn't be more pleased with the new look at our Downey location." 

A full story with more details will be posted online later today. 

2.) Downey-based Southern California Resource Services for Independent Living (or SCRS-IL for short) has announced plans for its first ever Disability Pride Parade, taking place Sunday, Oct. 9, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Downey. 

"The Disability Pride Parade is an opportunity to celebrate and strengthen the pride, diversity and unity of people with disabilities, their families and friends," the organization said in a news release. 

The parade will begin and end in SCRS-IL's parking lot near Apollo Park. Here is the full route


3.) Golden Corral is open and packed. 


4.) State Sen. Tony Mendoza's new class of young legislators took their oath of office inside Downey's council chambers.


5.) Michael Berdelis has a beautiful new listing at 8525 Quinn St. in the Orange Estates. You can't get more Downey than this.