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Get to Know: Mayor Claudia M. Frometa

Get to Know: Mayor Claudia M. Frometa

Andre Lucas, Co-Copy Editor February 3, 2021

An immigrant from Mexico, Claudia M. Frometa moved to Downey in the 1980s and went to Downey public schools before earning a bachelor’s degree in Communications. She then worked as a journalist before...

Local Election Results

Andre Lucas, Co-Copy Editor 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%...

7 Leaves Cafe Breaking Male Masculinity Stigma

Gina Campos, Photographer 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...

Downey’s Candy Crawl

Kelly Zabala, Writer October 31, 2020

With LA County’s regulations regarding Halloween, the City of Downey will not be hosting their annual Pumpkin Patch. Instead, they have created an alternative for citizens to enjoy, including a Halloween...

Small Businesses during a Pandemic

Elizabeth Hutchinson, Videographer October 25, 2020


Food and Music Festival 2019

Leanna Bobadilla, Social Media Manager October 9, 2019

Packing Food for Families in Need

Brianne Galindo, Photographer April 30, 2019

  Although the Downey community appears to be financially stable, there are always some people who still need help getting essentials that everyone should have. There are some people that want...

Kids Giving Back

Makayla Riley, Writer May 2, 2018

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...

Stay Gallery Hosts Pop-Up Show with Female Entrepreneurs

Dennise Reynoso, Writer April 9, 2018

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,...

Art Exhibit at Rancho Los Amigos

Emily Rivas, Videographer October 17, 2017

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