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El Pollo Loco

The El Pollo Loco at Firestone Boulevard and Woodruff Avenue is expected to stay open as it undergoes extensive remodeling, city officials said this week. The restaurant was […]


Taste of Downey to have beer garden, art and more

DOWNEY – Tickets are now on sale for the Taste of Downey Arts & Wine Festival, taking place Sept. 20 in the Civic Center. This year’s Taste of […]


Restaurant marks one year

DOWNEY – The Downey Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Marketplace Grill on Wednesday at 5 p.m. to mark the restaurant’s one-year anniversary. The […]


Chris & Pitts not closing

DOWNEY – Chris & Pitts, the family-owned barbecue restaurant at Lakewood Boulevard and Gallatin Road, has no plans to close despite rumors to the contrary, restaurant officials said […]


Food trucks stopping at church

DOWNEY – Four food trucks will be at La Vina Christian Center in Downey on Aug. 10 from 6-10 p.m. There will also be live music and performances. […]


Food trucks coming to OLPH School

DOWNEY – Eight gourmet food trucks will be at Our Lady of Perpetual Help School on Aug. 1 as the school raises money for its OLPH Women’s Guild […]


Menu planning: saving time, money and avoiding stress

After a long day away at work or home with the kids you open the fridge and stare with frustration. What can you cook for yourself and the […]


Food trucks to stop at church

DOWNEY – At least four gourmet food trucks will be at the La Vina Christian Center in Downey this Saturday from 5-9 p.m. Confirmed food trucks include the […]


Arby's restaurant - Closed

The Arby’s restaurant on Firestone Boulevard closed last week. No reason was given for the closure but a Chick-Fil-A restaurant is expected to open at the same location […]


Country western BBQ to benefit symphony

DOWNEY – With a hoot and a “yee haw” holler, Katie Hare and her band of outlaws are at it again! Yes, the Downey Symphony Guild board members […]


Free meals at Downey schools

DOWNEY – Local children can receive free meals this summer at select Downey schools. Alameda Elementary will serve breakfast from 9:15-10 a.m., and Sussman Middle School from 10-10:20 […]


Free meals at Downey schools

DOWNEY – Local children can receive free meals this summer at select Downey schools. Alameda Elementary will serve breakfast from 9:15-10 a.m., and Sussman Middle School from 10-10:20 […]


Pieloon restaurant reopens

DOWNEY – Pieloon restaurant reopened Thursday morning after completing extensive renovations. Pieloon had been closed the past several months as it repaired damages caused by an electrical fire […]


Food truck festival Saturday in Norwalk

NORWALK – More than a dozen food trucks are expected to participate in a gourmet food truck festival Saturday at the Southeast ROP Academy campus from 10 a.m. […]


Temple serving chicken dinner

DOWNEY – Members of Temple Ner Tamid’s Sisterhood organization are preparing to serve a chicken dinner with trimmings prior to the temple’s Shabbat service on May 11. The […]


Bake sale at Albertsons

DOWNEY – The Albertsons supermarket on Firestone Boulevard in Downey is hosting a charity bake sale Saturday from 12-5 p.m., with proceeds benefiting its Share Our Strength Great […]


Armenian food festival in Montebello

MONTEBELLO – The fifth annual Armenian Food Fair and Festival – celebrating authentic Armenian food, music, culture and talent – takes place May 12 from 12-10 p.m. at […]


Food trucks at OLPH School

DOWNEY – Eight food trucks will be at OLPH School on April 20 as part of school fundraiser. The trucks will be on campus from 5-9 p.m. selling […]


Food trucks at OLPH School

DOWNEY – Eight food trucks will be at OLPH School on April 20 as part of school fundraiser. The trucks will be on campus from 5-9 p.m. selling […]


Food trucks at ROP Academy

NORWALK – The Norwalk Chamber of Commerce will present a Gourmet Food Truck Festival at the Southeast ROP Academy campus on May 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 […]