The Downey Legend

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. However, it is difficult to find food because most places are not open at the crack of dawn. After ask...

You CAN help

You CAN help

Noemi Lozano, Staff Writer

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 collecting cans and encouraging students to give the gift of food this holiday season.   Senior,...

When the Clock Strikes Twelve

When the Clock Strikes Twelve

Dinorah Acuña, Staff 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 Clock Strikes Twelve,” was both an outdoor and indoor event. Inside contained a bar with refreshments...

The latest attraction

The latest attraction

Kathy Ochoa, Staff 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 at a cheaper price, in honor of the first carnival. The cold weather sure did not stop residents from...

Cuban Competition

Cuban Competition

Gustavo Ramirez, Community 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 and Café also invites passers-by into its chic establishment. From afar, both businesses seem to...

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 the Civic Center and the Downey Holiday Lane Parade that occupies Downey Ave.  These two celebrations...

Delicious and nutritious

Delicious and nutritious

Hanna Suarez, Arts & Entertainment Editor

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 of food products including roasted peanuts, caramel apples, fish tacos, Mediterranean dishes,...

Culinary Artists

Culinary Artists

Alejandra Paredes, Student Life Editor

May 31, 2011

Continuing on with their cooking endeavors, Foods 3, taught by Mrs. Villa, has taken their culinary talents to their upmost potential. Following the cancellation of a contest entry, the class took upon the next task by participating in the Fine Arts and Hors d’oevers Night at the J building on May...

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