The Downey Legend

Something to taken into consideration: Murder Hornets

Jocelyn Rosillo, Writer

May 18, 2020

Every time someone says 2020 can not get worse,  it does. Coming from Japan, these unusually large wasps [avg. 2 inches in size with a wingspan of around 3 inches] are known as a huge threat and something to be afraid of.    Currently trending on social media, these venomous predators pre...

Dia De Los Muertos

Influenced by Mr. Vazquez, Mrs. Ordway, English teacher, made her own ofrenda combining American literature with Mexican culture to remember famous poets. “Having individuals come up to me and told me that they didn’t know Dr. Seuss did x,y, and z or a particular author looked like this, which was very cool,” Ordway stated. “I hope this ofrenda make individuals take the time to remember some of the poets and the words they left. If we can make connections with poets’ lives, then I feel like my job is done.”

Jaylene Cardona, Business Manager

November 19, 2019

El Pescador: Restaurant Review

Katherine Portillo, Photographer

November 13, 2019

Popular food chain, El Pescador has finally opened its Downey location after a year and a half of construction. The restaurant has taken the space of Elephant Bar, in the Downey Landing shopping center, after the animal safari themed restaurant went bankrupt in 2014.    El Pescador is a Mexican themed restaurant, ...

Homecoming Spirit Week

Due to it being her last year at Downey High School, Nalani Rodriguez, 12, and her little sister Brianna Rodriguez, 11, dressed up as different decades for the second to last day of spirit week. “I really wanted to go big for this week,” Rodriguez (left) stated. “Dressing up 70s disco era was something I was so excited to do, I had been planning this fit for so long.”

Arely Macedo and Katie Portillo

October 11, 2019

Homecoming Court

Carla Vente, Photographer

September 24, 2019

Young Entrepreneurs

Young Entrepreneurs

Arely Macedo, Photographer

September 23, 2019

Avengers Endgame: Spoiler Alert

Francesca Ortiz, Writer

May 21, 2019

On April 24, 2019 Disney’s Avengers Endgame released in theatres. It follows the previous avengers film which was released in April of last year. Fans of the franchise bought tickets in advance in order to secure their spots due to the high demand of the film. The production has already broken multiple box...

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