The Downey Legend

Hall of Fame 2019

Jahzelle Ford, Writer

December 6, 2019

  Every two years, DHS inducts new members into the Downey High hall of fame. This year’s ceremony took place Friday November first 2019 during third and fourth period. 5 new former DHS graduates have been inducted, Johana Hernandez, Dr. Cynthia Lum, Leslie R. Murray, Blanca Nieves Pacheco, and Stev...

Downey Welcomes New Office Staff

Downey Welcomes New Office Staff

Carla Vente, Photographer

November 20, 2019

The Controversial Renovation of the Rives Mansion

Andre Lucas, Writer

November 15, 2019

Since its construction in 1911 by James C. Rives, a former Superior Court judge, the Rives Mansion has remained a major historic landmark in the city of Downey. However, the current owners of the property recently introduced their proposal to build a cafe on the property, which has  been approved by th...

El Pescador: Restaurant Review

Katherine Portillo, Photographer

November 13, 2019

Popular food chain, El Pescador has finally opened its Downey location after a year and a half of construction. The restaurant has taken the space of Elephant Bar, in the Downey Landing shopping center, after the animal safari themed restaurant went bankrupt in 2014.    El Pescador is a Mexican themed restaurant, ...

Scooters In Downey?

Scooters In Downey?

Jazmyn Contreras, Illustrator

October 11, 2019

Young Entrepreneurs

Young Entrepreneurs

Arely Macedo, Photographer

September 23, 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 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...

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