The Downey Legend

A little dream

During her free time, Amber Gonzalez, 12, paints vivid, realistic pictures at places like the park. “It calms me down,” Gonzalez said, “It’s a way for me to relax and express my feelings.”
November 14, 2012

Since the very young age of 5, senior, Amber Gonzalez has always loved art and known it was her passion, when she painted her first painting at the age of 5 and although she has no particular style, she...

Master of all trades

Master of all trades
November 2, 2011

A skateboard and a pencil are senior Andrew Umaña’s only tools. He translates his life experiences into illustrations, adding what his imagination provides him with. He receives inspiration from various...

Strums of pure passion

Strums of pure passion
December 15, 2010

Not knowing that it would one day become one of the greatest passions in his life, seventeen-year-old junior Cullen Griffin first stumbled across the guitar when he was a little boy of only five, looking...

What more Duct Tape can do

Rudy Iniguez fixes one of his duct-taped flowers at the garden on Oct. 15. The flowers come in a variety of colors and styles including roses and sunflowers that he sells for $1.25 per flower and a dozen for $15.
October 19, 2010

For many months Rudy Iniguez has made duct-tape art one of his many hobbies, one of his most popular creations are flowers, along with duct-tape hats and gloves. Iniguez has been studying how to make...

Comedic relief

April 30, 2010

Since his freshman year, eleventh-grader David Apodaca has been on the Comedy Sportz team and has become manager of this year’s team. He got the position of manager through his brother, Matt, who was...

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