The Downey Legend

Local Election Results

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

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

October 25, 2020

Daily Routines During Quarantine

September 21, 2020

Ding Tea Boba

Ding Tea Boba
September 21, 2020

Struggling Artist Remains Positive Amidst The Coronavirus

May 13, 2020

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

Birthdays in Quarantine

May 12, 2020

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

Downey Residents Stay Busy

03/19/20: “The first three weeks we were completely isolated. After the three weeks we would drive around in the streets just to get out. Eventually, we started ordering food supporting the small businesses in Downey. I started working out with my kids in the backyard. We have Zoom meetings with the family and play games like loteria. We played Uno and games. The kids have been doing homework and playing. And we watch movies.”
May 12, 2020

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

City of Downey Welcomes Mayor Blanca Pacheco

February 18, 2020

First elected to public office in 2016 as a Downey City Council member, Blanca Pacheco is continuing her service as the first Latina Mayor of Downey. A longtime resident of Downey, Mayor Pacheco attended...

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