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First Man on the Moon: Inside Stories

Jake Alarid, Gerald Blackburn, Albert Escovedo Montez, Eugene Noller, William Oliver, John Perez, and David Whitesel are recognized for their contributions in the Apollo 11 mission. The veterans shared their responsibilities and experiences during the late 60s.

Jesus Manriquez, Sports Editor

October 25, 2019

The Men Behind The Mission It has been 50 years since one of humanity's biggest, most dangerous accomplishments. The event that united the world for at least a moment, landing a man on the moon's surface. Whenever we hear about the moon landing, we usually think of Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins or ...

Could High School Bullying Help Create A Killer?

Shortly after his arrest, high school people who knew him took on social media to voice their opinions.

Luis Gutierrez, Podcast Director

October 9, 2018

Full disclaimer: murder is never okay no matter what you’re going through. This is the writer's own opinion on what he believes the outcomes of being bullied can escalate to. This is not blaming anyone or any entity, the examples used are just that, examples.  Joseph Ramirez Perez, a Downey High School g...

Shooting at Downey Kaiser Permanente Hospital

Photo Courtesy: The Downey Patriot

Luis Gutierrez, Podcast Director

September 11, 2018

A 34- year- old Hispanic male from Lynwood walked into Kaiser Permanente Hospital on the 9000 block of Imperial Hwy  around 11 a.m. screaming, “I have a gun and people are gonna die." Sources inside the building said they heard six to seven shots fired. Downey Police Department did not confirm...

Porto’s Bakery & Café is the local home away from home

Maria Martinez, Staff Writer

September 25, 2015

Rosa Porto, a talented cake maker was the one who established Porto's Bakery & Cafe and brought it from Cuba to California. Customers have traveled from all over, just to have a taste of their legendary potato balls, cheese rolls, red velvet cupcakes and the list goes on and on. Many years...

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