The Downey Legend

Local Election Results

December 12, 2020

On Nov. 3, despite a crowded field of 9 candidates in the Downey City Council Election, 3 candidates came out victorious. District 1 re-elected Blanca Pacheco, defeating Alexandria Contreras with 69.66%...

Neighborhood Libraries

Near Griffith’s middle school, 3 neighborhood libraries all lined up next to each other can be found, Arianna Alvarez, a 7th grader at Stauffer Middle School, spoke on how the libraries have helped her. “Because the Downey City Library has been closed, I started using the neighborhood libraries,” Alvarez stated. “I started reading the Hunger Games because one of the libraries had it and now it is my favorite series.”
December 6, 2020

7 Leaves Cafe Breaking Male Masculinity Stigma

December 4, 2020

On a casual visit to 7 Leaves Cafe, junior Alyssa Hernandez was taken by surprise by what awaited her upon entering the boba cafe for the very first time. There to welcome her arrival was the crew of 7...

Lakers Win the Championship

Lakers Win the Championship
December 1, 2020

On the weekend of Oct. 11, the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Miami Heat in Game 6 of the NBA finals, securing the 2020 championship victory. The NBA--like the rest of the world--was forced to temporarily...

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