The Downey Legend

Remembering the veterans

In November, in front of Downey City Hall, a new statue is resurrected as a veteran’s memorial. On every corner around the statue there is a plaque of each department of the military to represent the Navy, Marines, Army, and Air Force.
December 7, 2012

In honor of veterans who have served for their country, the city of Downey dedicated the new Veterans Memorial in the Civic Center Area on Nov. 12. This addition to the civic center stands in front of...

Tierra Luna

Tierra Luna
January 22, 2012

Recently passed on Dec. 21 by Mayor Brossmer and the City Council, the “Tierra Luna” building project is expected to create within 3,000+ jobs in Downey to revitalize the city’s economy. Tierra Luna,...

Strides toward cleaner air

Strides toward cleaner air
October 12, 2011

Led by a desire to make the air around Downey safe and clean for future generations, the Downey Fresh Air Coalition (FAC) is tirelessly working towards banning smoking in public parks by the end of 2012....

ASB is set for the new school year: 2011-2012

ASB is set for the new school year: 2011-2012
May 27, 2011

As the school year comes to end, the Associated Student Body conducted their annual recruitment of new student leaders. The new ASB consisted of Cabinet and class representative offices, who were the...

Remembering The Beatles

Remembering The Beatles
April 15, 2011

The world was met with one of the greatest disappointments in music history on April 10, 1970, when Paul McCartney announced the break-up of the legendary band: The Beatles. Heartbreak spread, but people’s...

The Michelle Kwan of this generation

The Michelle Kwan of this generation
December 15, 2010

Since the age of 5, sophomore Vanessa Lam has been devoted to her ice skating career and anticipates the one day she wins an Olympic medal. Lam’s older sister, Nina Lam, wanted to learn how to ice skate...

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The School Newspaper of Downey High School
John Fernandez