The Downey Legend

See Ya Next Summer, LA Fair

Eliza Vargas, Writer

October 5, 2018

Filed under Community, Student Life

With fall coming right around the corner, students are getting in their last bit of fun before all of the summer events come to an end. Located in Pomona, CA, the LA County Fair is an annual family event that consists of a variety of different foods, rides, and contests.   Taking part in this fair for her second time...

Stay Gallery Presents “Dogbite”

Corey Ocasio, Writer

May 21, 2018

Filed under Community, Music

The Stay Gallery, an art mecca located within the heart of Downey, has blossomed from just starting off as the small-scale space it was in 2012 to an outlet where people of all ages can express their creativity through art while being provided with an environment where they can be themselves. Along w...

Kids Giving Back

Makayla Riley, Writer

May 2, 2018

Filed under Clubs & Organizations, Community, Student Life

At Downey High, students are actively getting involved in their community. By volunteering at such places like hospitals and parks, they are showing their willingness to aid others in a need to create a safe, clean, and caring environment.   Samantha Chiccarelli is a junior at Downey High who currently pl...

Coachella 2018

Corey Ocasio, Writer

May 1, 2018

Filed under #WhatsTrending, Community

Every April, thousands of California natives gather collectively to one place —the city of Indio, CA— to attend The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, an annual outdoor event, introduced in 1999, featuring headliners from some of the biggest names in music such as Lady Gaga and Jay-Z along wi...

Downey High Blood Drive

Downey High Blood Drive

Hector Diaz, Writer

May 1, 2018

Filed under Community, Student Life, Top Stories

Last week on Friday, April 13, Downey High students participated in the annual blood drive that took place at the gym on campus. Students volunteered to donate pints of blood for those in need of a donor. The donations lasted all day with participating students being excused from class in order to go th...

Falconry at Downey

Falconry at Downey

Alexis Gutierrez, Writer

April 30, 2018

Filed under Community, Student Life

On Apr. 9, Downey High School had their first day of abatement, which is when a trained predator bird, either a falcon or hawk, flies around to intimidate and control the other birds and vermin. Then after a certain period of time, depending on the falconer, the targeted prey will not come to th...

Local Food Business Review

Stefanie Chavez and Jessica Ayon

April 13, 2018

Filed under Community, Video

Veracruz: Located at 9005 Imperial Hwy, Downey, CA 90242 Open Monday - Sunday from 10 A.M - 9 P.M Phone Number: (562)923-1013

Stay Gallery Hosts Pop-Up Show with Female Entrepreneurs

Dennise Reynoso, Writer

April 9, 2018

Filed under Art, Arts & Entertainment, Community

The Stay Gallery, Downey’s own local art gallery, recently hosted a pop-up shop on March 31, which was comprised of products made and sold by local female entrepreneurs. A variety of retailers were present, selling beauty, skin care and fashion merchandise.   Erika Gonzalez, the owner of the boutique Gy...

Power Outage in Southern Downey

Hector Diaz, Writer

March 30, 2018

Filed under Community

Last week on Monday, March 19, the residents in southern Downey near the Bellflower city border experienced a power outage at around 7:00 p.m. after a Ford Mustang crashed into a power line, dislodging it from its base and creating a potential safety hazard for drivers and pedestrians alike. The cras...

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