The Downey Legend

When shoppingsmall and supporting local businesses, customers often feel more satisfied with how they’ve shopped. They get to have personal conversations when buying. Shopper Metztli Garcia describes her experience while shopping at Casita Del Pueblo in Uptown Whittier.  “I really enjoyed talking to the owner and understanding the store and everything about it,” Garcia said. “I love my cute little keychains I got and I think it’s important to shop local businesses this year especially because it’s so hard on them to keep their business running.”

Shopping Small For The Holidays

Maya Mercado-Garcia, Editor-In-Chief December 16, 2020

Is it Ever Too Early to Celebrate Christmas?

Jezabel Perez and Gissel Delgado November 26, 2020

Many families this year will not be able to reunite with their distant relatives and Emily Orozco, 10, describes her struggles of seeing family members during the winter holidays. “This pandemic has created more obstacles to see more of our [distant] family members,” Orozco stated. “It’s not good to spend time with too many people, so we [my family] will be wishing some of our family members a happy holiday over the phone.”

Holidays During A Worldwide Pandemic

Valerie Mora, Editor-In-Chief November 19, 2020


Halloween And The Pandemic

Kelly Zabala, Writer October 4, 2020

As people continue to stay indoors and isolated, the want to return to a normal life becomes more and more tempting. With Halloween approaching, there is a chance that people will celebrate it as they...
Holiday spirit for all

Holiday spirit for all

Roy Mendoza, Co-Editor-in-Chief/Copy Editor December 16, 2011

  In commemoration of the holiday season, students and staff alike prepared their entrances for the annual Door Decorating contest from Nov. 29-Dec. 8. As the day of judging arrived, it was evident...

PTA: December 2011

Jessica Xilo, Parents & Teachers Editor December 14, 2011

As the year nears to an end, parents and staff members assembled in the theatre on Dec. 12 to discuss recent news about the school and the students. Principal Tom Houts began the meeting by announcing...

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