The Downey Legend

Carlos Agredano, 11, and Emily Lopez, 12, are student ambassadors for Stay Gallery, and their partnership started in early November. “We began to grow a close relationship with the directors of the gallery,” Lopez said. “They knew us as the two ASB kids from Downey and Warren.”

Still youth

Serene Gallardo, Community Section Editor January 9, 2015

Located in the heart of Downey is a strip of pop up shops and public collectives that capture the taste of the city’s culture; among these, however, the most renowned in enamoring this culture is Stay...

On Sunday, Nov.16, from 5-7p.m., The Habit, located next to Downey High School, has its pre-opening to raise funds for school athletes. The restaurant was filled with longs lines to help, since all the money raised that night was donated to DHS.

Might become a habit

Mia Dixon-Slaughter , Co-Editor-in-Cheif December 15, 2014

On Sunday, Nov. 16, the newly built restaurant, The Habit, that now neighbors DHS, held a fundraiser at their grand pre-opening. A percentage of the proceeds went to the Downey athletics program, but the...

On Nov.13, at the Stay Gallery, poetry club members gather for the 3rd consecutive poetry reading. Poets read passages from The Lummox, a book filled with original poems written by several of the poets there.

Poetry Matters

Noemi Lozano, Copy Editor December 9, 2014

On Nov. 13, the Stay Gallery held their monthly slam poetry night. This event was attended by a group of familiar faces who joined together to read their poems that had been published in the book of Lummox...

In honor of El Día de los Muertos, Resurreción Mexican Folk dance ballet folkorico on Sunday, Nov. 2, at the Downey Civic Theatre. They were one of the biggest teams who danced folkorico on this special day.

Paying their respects

Carlos Garcia, Staff Writer November 12, 2014

On Sunday, Nov. 2, the community and families of Downey gathered together at the second annual Downey Día de los Muertos Art Festival, at the Downey Civic Theatre, to remember and pray for friends and...

In front of the Stay Gallery, former Downey High graduate, Cindy Macias takes pictures of the people that assist at the event, while her work is on display as well.  “ Being there made me realize that you never know who you’re going to meet or come across,” Macias said. “It was just amazing seeing the support of the community.”

Two year stay

Serene Gallardo, Community Section Editor November 3, 2014

On Oct. 10, Stay Gallery, located on Downey Ave., celebrated its two year anniversary with an opening ceremony, from 8 p.m. – 12 a.m., for its exhibit of their best artists thus far. Stay Gallery is...

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