The Downey Legend

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 to help the ones that aren’t able to have things they need to support their families. On Apri...

Power Outage in Southern Downey

Hector Diaz, Writer

March 30, 2018

Last week on Monday, March 19, the residents in southern Downey near the Bellflower city border experienced a power outage at around 7:00 p.m. after a Ford Mustang crashed into a power line, dislodging it from its base and creating a potential safety hazard for drivers and pedestrians alike. The cras...

Downey vs. Warren Spirit Week

Downey vs. Warren Spirit Week

Lizzy Martinez, Co-Business Manager

November 1, 2017

This year’s spirit week kicks off on Monday, Oct. 23 with Meme Day Monday, followed by Throwin’ It Back Tuesday, then Wild ‘N Out Wednesday, and then Warren Wimp Thursday, which all leads up to Viking Pride Friday. This week of full of activities planned by ASB in effort to have the student ...

Krikorian’s Final Days

Krikorian’s Final Days

Vicky Arguello, Writer

September 20, 2017

As new movie theaters with reserved seating become more popular, old-school theaters are beginning to close. Included is Downey’s Krikorian Premier Theater, as they have announced they will be closing on Sept. 1, 2018 to be replaced by a new cinema called Studio Movie Grill.   Moviego...

Downey One Card

Oscar Flores, Co-Copy Editor

September 20, 2017

The start of the 2017-2018 school year marked the start of the Downey One Card program, an initiative in which students are granted access to the resources of the Downey City Library by  using their ID card.  The program was launched by DHS librarian Martha Ortiz and is only applicable to the stude...

Ride and Stride

Alicia Garcia, Writer

May 24, 2017

The city of Downey hosted a Ride and Stride event on Sunday, May 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in which four and a half miles worth  of Downey streets were closed off to vehicles. The event consisted of various activities along the route.   The alternate ways of moving through the streets included bicycl...

Open House

Stefanie Chavez, Photographer

May 12, 2017

  On March 29, Downey High School celebrated its annual Open House event to welcome the incoming freshmen and DHS family. The night kicked off introducing the current eighth graders to school activities and elective classes they could possibly join during their 2017-2018 school year. &nbs...

Dia De Los Muertos Festival

Dia De Los Muertos Festival

Anabelle Rositas, Writer

November 16, 2016

The fourth annual Dia De Los Muertos festival took place at the Downey Civic Center on Oct. 30. The festival celebrated a popular Mexican tradition of honoring and remembering family and friends who have passed away. Local and regional artists came together to display pieces of their artwork t...

Teen Court

Sofia Carrillo, Comic Artist

October 18, 2016

In case you are a juvenile offender of minor crimes, you are offered an alternative option to a hearing for your offenses: teen court.   Teen court is a PSC, otherwise known as a problem-solving court, meant to help at the root of the problem, to prevent the offender from relapsing into c...

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