Five things to know this Tuesday morning:
1.) It's too early to say if there were any injuries or fires yesterday attributed to illegal fireworks, though the Downey Fire Department doesn't note any incidents on its Facebook page.*
I also put in a request with the police department to see how many fireworks-related citations were issued.
The city's Fourth of July fireworks show went off seemingly without a hitch from the Downey High stadium.
All in all, it appears to have been a rambunctious but safe Fourth of July in Downey.
*UPDATE: Here is a statement from Fire Chief Mark Gillaspie: "I am pleased to report the Fire Department call volume was less than normal on July 4th, and lower than normal for the holiday weekend. We had no fireworks-related incidents in Downey."
2.) A man was pistol-whipped and robbed in Downey on Sunday.
The robbery took place on the 8200 block of Brunache Street and was captured on a home surveillance camera.
3.) Check out this cool promo video of the Lock & Key.
4.) Cinemark is under scrutiny after demanding $700,000 in legal fees from Aurora, Colo., shooting victims.
The movie theater chain is asking for victims and surviving family members to pay the $700,000 in legal fees after a failed lawsuit.
"Cinemark either failed to anticipate public sentiment or simply doesn't care how it looks to be going after the plaintiffs in an unsuccessful lawsuit attempting to pin partial blame for the massacre on the company," wrote the Chicago Tribune. "Either way, it's stupid, insensitive and shortsighted."
5.) A Downey nightclub was promoting a male striptease show for last Friday night. It's unclear if the show went on, but city officials said they received "a lot" of complaints.
"The City will be investigating and acting on this quickly," said Mayor Pro Tem Fernando Vasquez. "This goes contrary to what Downey wants to be known for."
Godtti Nightclub is located at the former Vasilio's Nightclub at 7931 Firestone Blvd.