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Covid-19 Q&A with Mrs.Hudson and Isabella Ramirez

March 28, 2020

As one may already know, the Coronavirus has been trending all over the world which is why we’ve decided to hear out a DHS student and teacher about their thoughts on the matter.    Here is what Isabella Ramirez, 10 and Mrs.Hudson, an AP teacher think.   Has the pandemic aff...

Camp Savio: Out Of The Toybox And Now a Bug

Jocelyn Rosillo, Writer

March 9, 2020

Every year in July, youth support youth within the community and care for children from Kindergarten to 7th grade through a program called Camp Savio. These students participate in multiple activities organized by students and some adults which both help and supervise.    Since the program is through a catholic chur...

Why Representation of Children with Disabilities Matters

Andre Lucas, Writer

March 5, 2020

Recently, an image of a handicapped child, Oliver Garza-Pena, viewing in astonishment an advertisement that featured a kid who happened to be handicapped just like Garza went viral online, and it has since stimulated a conversation about inclusion of the physically disabled in advertisements. My take on t...

City of Downey Welcomes Mayor Blanca Pacheco

Andre Lucas, Writer

February 18, 2020

First elected to public office in 2016 as a Downey City Council member, Blanca Pacheco is continuing her service as the first Latina Mayor of Downey. A longtime resident of Downey, Mayor Pacheco attended Downey High School before heading to UCLA, followed by Loyola Law School, and passing the CA State Bar...

Arcana Cafe

Arcana Cafe

Leanna Bobadilla, Photographer

February 12, 2020

Rives Mansion Remember Kobe Bryant

Andre Lucas, Writer

February 4, 2020

On Jan. 29, the City of Downey paid tribute to former NBA basketball legend Kobe Bryant at the Rives Mansion, hosted by its owners Arturo Concha and Ericka De La Teja. Fans from all over Downey came to pay their respects to the basketball superstar, his daughter Gianna, and the other seven passengers ...

Strawberry Fields: A Dedication Through Letters And Dramas

Strawberry Fields: A Dedication Through Letters And Dramas

Jahzelle Ford and Leanna Bobadilla

December 1, 2019

From Nov. 8th to the 27th, the Stay Gallery will have Eduardo Viramontes solo exhibition, Strawberry Fields: A Dedication Through Letters And Dramas on display. Viramontes comes from a Mexican family and grew up here in America, he has put the memories of growing up into the art in this exhibit. The ...

The Olive Restobar Food Review

Katherine Portillo, Writer

December 1, 2019

Starting as a small hole in the wall fast food restaurant, The Green Olive, a family-owned business, opened up a second location called “The Olive Restobar,” a little over 4 years ago. This Resto Bar is located in the pit Downey Promenade.   The Olive Restobar, a Mediterranean restaura...

Donut Ranking

November 16, 2019

Today's podcast will be on the ranking of popular donuts in the following donut shops; Krispy Kreme, Randys Donuts, Yum Yum, ABC'S, Dunkins Donuts, and Donas. These shops are restricted to areas near us We will be ranking them on the following: taste, texture, price, overall feeling.

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