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Quarantine Food Trends

Montserrat Gonzalez and Maya Guzman April 12, 2021

With a little over a year of quarantine, many have endured social isolation by picking up new hobbies such as painting, reading, and exercising, but the most popular has been baking/cooking. In the...

With unexpected and unprecedented restaurant/business guidelines, Elreda explains how the pandemic has forced him to grow as a business owner. “It taught all of us that we have to stick together to get through hard times,” Elreda said. “I’m proud that we were able to keep everyone employed and not lay off anyone during these challenging times.”

Fatima’s Grill and The Pandemic

Montserrat Gonzalez, Photo Editor December 7, 2020


Food and Music Festival 2019

Leanna Bobadilla, Photographer October 9, 2019

My Take On California Donuts

Francesca Ortiz, Writer May 1, 2019

As a student, I tend to procrastinate. It is my fault really, but I tend to stay up late on most weekdays, so I never get a chance to rest. Due to my odd hours, I tend to crave late night snacks often....

On Nov. 14, Mrs. Cubas collects cans for the annual food drive in her classroom to help families in need. “Even though I don’t have a fourth period, I still managed to get some kids to donate cans,” Cubas said.

You CAN help

Noemi Lozano, Copy Editor November 19, 2013

Downey High School conducted its annual food drive from Nov. 4 and Nov.15, just in time for the holidays.   During fourth period, ASB members scattered throughout the campus, entering each classroom...

When the Clock Strikes Twelve

When the Clock Strikes Twelve

Dinorah Acuña, Writer May 11, 2012

Prom marked the beginning of the end for the Downey High Senior Class of 2012, taking place at Sirona’s, in the Santa Anita Race Track, at 8 p.m. The long awaited event, with the theme of “When the...

The latest attraction

The latest attraction

Kathy Ochoa, Writer March 21, 2012

Downey High Baseball Boosters sponsored a carnival on March 16 through 18,in the south parking lot of the school, in order to raise money for the team. Pre sale tickets were available at snack and lunch...

Cuban Competition

Cuban Competition

Gustavo Ramirez, Opinions Editor December 16, 2011

With the hustle and bustle of city life thriving around it, the Tropicana, a Cuban bakery and café, invites onlookers into its homey interior to purchase their delicious goods. Likewise, Porto's Bakery...

Celebrating the winter season

Celebrating the winter season

Sergio Villegas, Writer December 16, 2011

With the autumn season ending and winter arriving, the city of Downey hosts events to celebrate the holiday season.  Two of the biggest events that the city hosted were the Christmas tree lighting at...

Delicious and nutritious

Delicious and nutritious

Hanna Suarez, Editor-in-Chief November 2, 2011

Local farmers and shoppers gathered on Third Street in Downey to score deals on fresh goods at the weekly Farmers Market on Saturday, Oct. 15. Along with fresh fruit and vegetable vendors, there is a variety...

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