The Downey Legend


Being the oldest that still exists to this day, and selling over 500 million hamburgers since 1953, the Downey McDonald’s is finally getting a drive-thru. This McDonald’s has been located in the corner of Lakewood Boulevard in the city of Downey for many years.
April 29, 2016

News that the world’s oldest operating McDonald’s, located in Downey, California, was adding a drive-through after nearly 60 years without one, was confirmed in April of 2016. The historic landmark...

A little dream

During her free time, Amber Gonzalez, 12, paints vivid, realistic pictures at places like the park. “It calms me down,” Gonzalez said, “It’s a way for me to relax and express my feelings.”
November 14, 2012

Since the very young age of 5, senior, Amber Gonzalez has always loved art and known it was her passion, when she painted her first painting at the age of 5 and although she has no particular style, she...

Actor spotlight: Josh Marrero

February 16, 2011

Putting himself in front of the spotlight has always been a passion for senior Josh Marrero. Obtaining lead roles in the past two school plays, Marrero is taking his goal of becoming a professional actor...

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