The Downey Legend

Covid-19 Cases Drop

Itzel Cabrales, Writer March 8, 2021

Covid-19 cases in the United States have begun to drop tremendously in the past month. Los Angeles County has reported 20 new cases for every 100,000 people, however, it still remains in the purple tier,...

Having a career that cares for the elderly in nursing homes, Brittany Andrade, Downey resident, knew it was necessary for her to get the vaccine due to the constant proximity she had with those who were susceptible to the virus. “I do recommend the vaccine to my community, just because I might not be susceptible to the symptoms doesn’t mean those around me aren’t,” Andrade stated. “I think this is a selfless thing to do as a young person in the community, if we can do it we should do it for those who may be susceptible to COVID-19 and its symptoms.”

Vaccination: Behind The Scenes

Claudette De La Garza, Photographer February 27, 2021

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%...

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...

Halloween in 2020

Gissel Delgado and Jezabel Perez October 25, 2020

https://soundcloud.com/downeylegend/halloween-ideas

Daily Routines During Quarantine

Gissel Delgado, Podcaster September 21, 2020

https://soundcloud.com/downeylegend/daily-routines-during-quarantine

Ding Tea Boba

Ding Tea Boba

Jaclyn Urzua and Elizabeth Hutchinson September 21, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXbH2CLluPs

04/23/2020:

Struggling Artist Remains Positive Amidst The Coronavirus

Clarissa Arceo, Photographer May 13, 2020

Downey, California, U.S. All photos provided by interviewees.

Birthdays in Quarantine

Jezabel Perez, Podcaster May 12, 2020

Downey, California. U.S.   All photos provided by interviewees. 

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