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On Tues., Mar. 4, Mr. Pittenger counts the plants and gets them ready for his next Botany class. “Plants have the ability to do cool things animals can’t,” Pittinger said. “You can do surgery and clone them.”

Botany Sales

Esther Rodriguez, Parents & Teachers Section Editor March 10, 2014

In order to spread the news about the annual pepper and tomato plant sale, Mr. Pittenger and his Botany students are advertising the sale on various social media sites. Turning to sites such as Instagram...

In front of the quad, on Thurs., Feb 13, boyfriend and girlfriend Rafael Segura, 12, and Gabriela Herrarte, 12, take a polaroid together for Valentine’s Day. “I wanted to take a picture as a memory for us,” Herrarte said.

Instant memories

Lauren Rodriguez, Writer/Student Life Editor February 26, 2014

In the quad on Wed., Feb. 12 and 13, Mrs. Cordova’s Advanced Photo class sold polaroids for three dollars, during A and B lunch, to fundraise for miscellaneous photography expenses. Advanced Photo...

On Tues., Dec. 10, juniors Ricky Venegas and Alex Rivera, owners of LA living, show off original sweaters designs. Venegas and Rivera sold their merchandise to people around the Downey community.

Entrepreneurs in the making

Vivian Buenrostro, Co-Editor-in-Cheif December 13, 2013

Within the past year, four juniors have managed to establish three different clothing lines. Although each company has endured a similar production process: Rstlz Union, The Foundation and LA Living each...

Five Questions with Christian Cruz

Five Questions with Christian Cruz

Esther Rodriguez , Parents & Teachers Section Editor November 1, 2013

Because he discovered that blue was his favorite color in elementary school, senior Christian Cruz wears all blue clothing every single day to school. Q1. When did you decide you were going to wear...

On Tuesday, September 17, Rockstar Games releases the new Grand Theft Auto 5 to entertain gamers. A continuation to the saga that has been around for 16 years, Grand Theft Auto generated 1 million dollars in three days after its release date.

Grand Theft Auto Five released after long wait

Noemi Lozano, Copy Editor October 4, 2013

On Sept.,17, the highly anticipated game series, Grand Theft Auto, released its fifth version to the gaming world.   Within 3 days of the release, the infamous game earned over $1 billion in...

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