Wednesday morning report, Nov. 11

Five things to know this Wednesday morning: 

1.) City Hall is closed today for Veterans Day. Street sweeping and trash service will not be affected. 


2.) Downey's Veterans Day ceremony begins at 10 a.m. outside City Hall. There will be patriotic performances, remarks from dignitaries, and more. Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard and state Sen. Tony Mendoza are expected to attend. 


3.) Sheriff's investigators are asking the public's help to find a hit-and-run driver. 

A 60-year-old man was riding his bicycle on Lakewood Boulevard just north of Rosecrans on Aug. 28 shortly before 11 p.m. when he was struck by a vehicle. The vehicle did not stop. 

The collision took place in Bellflower. 


4.) Downey High's Key Club cut a promo video for those wondering what they do. 


5.) Action Faith Ministries church is hosting a comedy fundraiser Tuesday, Dec. 1, at the Embassy Suites. Proceeds will help purchase toys for needy children in Tecate, Mexico. 

Performers include veteran comedians Darren Carter, Armando Cosio, Eric Blake, Shang Forbes and Willie Barcena.

Admission is $25 and doors open at 6 p.m.