Downey, California, USA
DowneyDave! Born and raised in Downey Califoornia USA. Graduated from Warren High School and went on to do many things in his life. Now retired and still enjoying life here in Downey! Downey is a beautiful place to live.
Some of the great things about Downey. The City of Downey is situated 12 miles southeast of Downtown Los Angeles, Downey is only 5 miles from Orange County, and about 10 miles from the beautiful Pacific coastline. Conveniently located near several major freeways, the city is an ideal home base from which to take advantage of the business resources and hundreds of cultural and recreational activities in Southern California. The average annual minimum temperature is 46 degrees, and the average annual maximum is 83 degrees. Downey is 117 feet above sea level; prevailing winds are from the West at 6 mph. Average annual rainfall is 14.85 inches.
Downey is home for thousands of businesses and services. The city's largest employer, with about 2,500 employees, is Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center. Rancho Los Amigos is a world renown spinal injury treatment center. Originally, Rockwell International aerospace was the major employer that put Downey on the map in the 60's, earning us the name "Home of the Apollo."