The Downey Legend

66th Annual Christmas Parade 2017

66th Annual Christmas Parade 2017

Nicole Estrada, Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under Community

Tis’ the season of joy and what a great way to encourage jolly spirits with the Downey Christmas parade, hosted by the Downey Chamber of Commerce on Downey Ave. Sun, Dec. 3rd from 1-3:30 p.m.   Regina Donahue has been volunteering with the Award Winning Downey Rose Float since 2009. The Ros...

Christmas Parade

Christmas Parade

Anabelle Rositas, Writer

December 16, 2016


Filed under Community, Top Stories

With Christmas around the corner, the city of Downey commemorated the holiday and hosted their 65th annual Christmas Parade on Sunday, Dec. 4.   People who attended the festival lined up along the curbs and cheered for each float or performance. Christmas decorations were hung at each l...

Top Trending Christmas Gifts

James Torrico, Writer

December 16, 2016


Filed under #WhatsTrending

With the conclusion of Thanksgiving, the public have their attention focused on the wonderful holiday known as Christmas. With Christmas right around the corner, everyone is looking for the “perfect gift”. Every year there are “hot items” that fly off the shelves and this year is no difference....

Jingle Ball 2015

Jingle Ball 2015

Fatima Rosas, Business Manager

December 15, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment

On the night of Dec. 4, 2015 the annual Jingle Ball took place at the Staples Center. KIIS FM, and Capital One presented annual Christmas concert. New, upcoming artists, as well as well known pop artists, perform their latest hit singles.   “Going to the Jingle Ball was a different expe...

The Giving Tree

The Giving Tree

Lucy Hernandez, Writer/ News Editor

December 17, 2013


Filed under Community

Downey’s annual tree lighting ceremony took place on Mon., Dec. 9 at the Downey Civic Center. The event was sponsored by the Downey Lions Club, a non-profit service club that has served the needs of the community for four years.   The gathering was in full swing at six thirty when the Christmas...

Opening doors to the holidays

Opening doors to the holidays

Vivan Buenrostro, Writer

December 21, 2012


Filed under Student Life

ASB organized a way for the students and staff to work together and lift the holiday spirits throughout campus by decorating their classroom doors with Christmas themed decorations. From Dec. 10-14, certain fourth period classrooms came up with eye catching ideas and brought them to life. Ms. Barbeau’s...

10 places for gifts $15 and under

10 places for gifts $15 and under

Marilyn Ramirez, Copy Editor/ Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 21, 2012


Filed under Community

With the hype of the holiday season, students are finding their pockets a bit lighter after shopping for the best gifts to share. Luckily, stores like Old Navy, Forever 21, and Target offer present-worthy merchandise that will suffice your budget.   Target: Give your holiday party some childhood...

Adopt a Khanie

Adopt a Khanie

Kimberly Dominguez, News Editor

February 10, 2012


Filed under News

  From adopting dogs from animal shelters and kittens from the B-building, to saving a pig from a bad home, the personnel of DHS have lent out a helping hand on numerous occasions. Genghis Khan, a street cat rescued by staff members Mark and Kitty Child, is yet another creature in need of a comm...

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