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  1. Thousands pay respects to slain Downey Officer Ricardo GalvezRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Redlands Daily Facts

    DOWNEY >> They walked past the open casket wearing high heels and boots. Some were in flats.


  2. Saying goodbye to slain Downey police officer: Services set for Sunday and MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    A rosary and viewing service for slain Downey police Officer Ricardo "Ricky" Galvez is Sunday night, followed by funeral services Monday morning. He is the first officer to be gunned down in Downey Police Department history.


  3. Viewing, Rosary Service to Be Held For Slain Downey Police OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NBC Los Angeles

    Officer Ricky Galvez, 29, a Marine who served two tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan and joined the Downey Police Department in 2006 as a police aide, was shot and killed Thursday Nov. 19, 2015. A viewing and rosary will be held Sunday for slain Downey police officer Ricardo Galvez who was gunned down during an apparent botched robbery earlier this month.


  4. Shocking video of injured German shepherd mishandled emerges at Downey shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday |

    In Downey, California, a disturbing video of the Downey Animal Care Center 's callous treatment of a badly injured German shepherd shocked animal welfare advocates reports the Press-Telegram. The egregious cruelty occurred on November 17, when an area resident found a dog possibly hit by a vehicle and brought him to the shelter for help.


  5. Proven Small Rest Room Decorating SuggestionsRead the original story

    Saturday | Villager Austin

    ... fans Manassas VA drawers, you have a tall Stone Mountain GA ceiling fan desk with space on the top ceiling fan Downey CA Spartanburg SC small ceiling fans and a shelf built into the bottom. This is a extremely nice piece of small rest room furniture ...


  6. More trouble at Downey animal shelter after new video emergesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    Two Downey Animal Care and Control Center workers attempt to transfer a clearly visible injured dog from the back of a vehicle to a cage. DOWNEY >> After coming under fire from thousands of animal welfare advocates shocked by a video of Downey Animal Care Center workers allegedly harming a hurt German shepherd - which was eventually euthanized - shelter officials said Wednesday they will develop new training for handling injured animals.


  7. Film Premier 'A Father's Journey' VIP Red Carpet Dec. 2 at La Barca Grill & CantinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 | PR Log

    Please Join Us Dec. 2, 2015 from 6p-12p at La Barca Grill & Cantina in Downey,CA to see the Film Premier "Father's Journey"! There will also be Special Artists like Hector Fuentes, Regilete de Sinaloa, Guicho Fonseca, Javie E. Tribal & Oscar Navarro! DOWNEY, Calif. - Nov. 26, 2015 - PRLog -- Latin TV Director David Fernandez, Jr. has done it again by bringing his Movie Fans his New Film Release "A Father's Journey" which he will be Hosting a VIP Film Premier on December 2, 2015 from 6pm-12am at La Barca Grill & Cantina located at 11010 Paramount Blvd, Downey, CA so you can be the 1st to Preview this Film Released scheduled to be hitting the Big Screens in Hollywood on Dec. 4, 2015.


  8. Police chase ends with mana s arrest in Downey after brief searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Press-Telegram

    A driver wanted for a registration violation led officers on a chase Wednesday night from East Los Angeles to Downey, where he got out of the car and was arrested after a brief search. Officers began chasing the two-door Infiniti about 6:35 p.m. on the southbound 5 Freeway at Ditman Avenue in East Los Angeles, according to California Highway Patrol Officer Alex Rubio.


  9. 17-year-old one-eyed Beagle surrendered by owner to high kill shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 |

    On the eve of Thanksgiving, as we give thanks for the blessings we have received, a 17-year-old one-eyed gentle Beagle waits for his family to return. Surrendered to Downey Animal Care Center, did Chacho's previous owner think adopters would line up to save his dog or didn't he care - even after all these years with his faithful little companion? Click here for Chacho's Pet Harbor listing.


  10. Man Arrested After Pursuit In DowneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | CBS Local

    ... KNX airs the most frequent and reliable traffic reports with Traffic & Weather Together Every 10 Minutes [...] DOWNEY ( - A man has been arrested after leading the California Highway Patrol on a high-speed pursuit that ended in Downey. ...


  11. U.S. Honor Flag flies in DowneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Downey Patriot

    The U.S. Honor Flag, a ceremonial flag that travels across the country paying tribute to fallen police officers, arrived in Downey on Thursday where it was flying outside City Hall in honor of Ricky Galvez, the Downey police officer killed last week. The flag arrived in Downey at 2 p.m. escorted by L.A. County Sheriff's Department deputies.


  12. Suspects charged with murder in police officer's killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Downey Patriot

    The three men being held in connection with the fatal shooting of Downey police officer Ricardo "Ricky" Galvez appeared briefly in court on Monday as prosecutors formally charged each one with attempted robbery and murder. While inside a Downey courtroom, a judge postponed arraignment for 17-year-old Abel Diaz of Bellflower and brothers Steven Knott, 18, and Jeremy Anthony Alvarez, 21, who will return to court on Dec. 17 to face one count of attempted second-degree robbery and one count of murder under special circumstances.


  13. Helena PlatzerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Downey Patriot

    Helena Platzer, 87, passed away Nov.13, 2015 from complications due to Alzheimer's. She was a long time resident of Downey.


  14. Harry W. "Skip" HemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Downey Patriot

    Harry W. "Skip" Hem passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, November 13 in Downey after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Skip was born on November 17, 1943 in Natick, Massachusetts.


  15. Christmas ParadeRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Downey Patriot

    The Downey Christmas Parade will be dedicated to the memory of Downey police officer Ricky Galvez, who was shot and killed outside the police station last week. The parade is put on by the Downey Chamber of Commerce and is Sunday, Dec. 6. It starts at 1:30 p.m. on Downey Avenue, just south of Florence Avenue.


  16. Rev. Andy Bales on skid row and the myths about homelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Los Angeles Times

    ... leverage the empty Martin Luther King Jr. hospital; the empty youth authority camp in Whittier; McLaren Hall [in] Downey - the poor farm, it was called during the Depression - and we could get 3,900 people off the street tonight and provide [them ...


  17. MABARead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Downey Patriot

    ... resurgence as Chile's most famous wine variety across the world. Among the 70 members of the MABA delegation were Downey attorneys Ricardo Perez, Eber Bayona, and Erick Solares. The group also included Judge Ana Maria Luna (a Downey native), Judge ...


  18. Three, Including 16-Year-Old Boy, Charged with Murder for Allegedly Shooting California CopRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | People

    Three men - including two brothers - were arraigned Monday on charges connected to the fatal shooting of Downey, California, policeman Ricardo "Ricky" Galvez, a police spokesman tells PEOPLE. Jeremy Alvarez, 21, and Steven Knott, 18, are charged with killing the former Marine during a botched robbery outside the Downey police station last week.


  19. 2 more charged with murder in shooting of California police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | Brandon Sun

    In this undated photo released the Downey Police Department shows Downey police officer Ricardo Galvez, 29. He was shot to death in the driver's seat of his personal vehicle when two male suspects ran up and opened fire late Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, in the parking lot of Downey police headquarters in Downey, Calif. DOWNEY, Calif.


  20. A grim day as families of slain Downey police officer and his alleged shooters appear in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | The Daily Breeze

    Friends of the 3 suspects accused of shooting Downey Police Officer Ricardo Galvez in a botched robbery attempt react after a arraignment as they leave the Downey courthouse in Downey, CA. Monday, November 23, 2015.


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