The Downey Legend

City of Downey Welcomes Mayor Blanca Pacheco

Andre Lucas, Writer

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 Downey High School before heading to UCLA, followed by Loyola Law School, and passing the CA State Bar...

JV Basketball

JV Basketball

Jaylene Cardona, Business Manager

February 11, 2020

Downey Dance Regionals

Downey Dance Regionals

Arely Macedo, Photographer

February 5, 2020

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, Writer

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

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