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Downey High seniors can see the finish line

Seniors are making final preparations for the end of their high school careers.

Warren changes name of its Winter Formal

ASB votes to change the name of its annual dance to "Winter Formal"

Downey musicians prepare for big season

Students say they hope modernization efforts continue, particularly downtown.

Photography class gives students on-the-job training

In advanced photography class, students learn more than point-and-shoot.

'TRON' gets mixed reviews

Is it a classic? Overrated? An overrated classic? Depends on whom you ask.

Young students get taste of biology

Gallatin Elementary students receive real-life lesson from Downey High teacher.

Downey students make resolutions stick

DOWNEY – According to, 54 percent of Americans fail to keep their New Year’s resolutions by the end of January and 92 percent do not keep them […]

Teens like the direction Downey is heading in

Students say they hope modernization efforts continue, particularly downtown.

Where did my winter break go?

Work and family obligations put a hamper on winter break plans.

Holiday tradition helps St. Jude patients

English teacher motivates students to write letters to cancer patients.

What will you do during winter break?

It's unanimous: winter break is a time to eat lots of food, shop and try to do nothing.

Pulling fire alarms no longer an innocent prank

Downey High is prosecuting students who set off fire alarms as pranks.

Scoring deals on Black Friday

It was cold and it was early, but it's all for a holiday full of savings.

Harry Potter separation anxiety already setting in

Latest Harry Potter flick dazzles, but we all know the end is not far off.

Be careful when shopping

DOWNEY – Many students and teens embrace this time of year for their much anticipated winter break, shopping and simply hanging out with friends, but something new has […]

A closer look at Porto's Bakery

Quality food at affordable prices is what keeps people coming back.

Poe still sending chills down spines

DOWNEY – Edgar Allen Poe has kept us on the edge of our seats for years and with the Downey High School drama production’s recent reincarnation of his […]

Construction causing headaches at Warren

Work on Paramount Boulevard putting a strain on morning commuters.

Disneyland no longer an option for grad night

New Disneyland policy sends students scrambling for alternate grad night sites.

Ready for Black Friday?

Shoppers are making plans for annual after-Thanksgiving sales.