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  1. Helena PlatzerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Downey Patriot

    ... ids-Nicolas and Tessa. She loved her family and friends. Services and burial were held Nov. 21, 2015 at Rose Hills, Whittier, CA. Please visit www.rosehills.com Click on past services-enter Platzer for full obituary.


  2. Arizona Progressive Metal Leaders Phoenix & Dragon Plays Explosive Year-ender ShowRead the original story

    Tuesday | Mi2n

    ... Sports Arena with Upon A Burning Body during the latter's All Stars Tour in 2015 at the Treasure Fest festival in Whittier, CA. Phoenix & Dragon has completed a successful Northwest U.S. Summer Tour in 2012 with former Italian Power Metal singer ...


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

    12 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... Union Rescue Mission could 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 ...


  4. Whittier, California, 1963Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Hemmings Auto Blogs

    Knowing that this photo of one of the parking lots at Whittier College was taken at commencement in 1963, we can reasonably deduce at least a couple things. First, the date, sometime in May or June, whenever Whittier holds its graduation, though we probably could have eventually reached that same conclusion based on the cars in the photo.


  5. Man sentenced for murdering coworker and entombing body in cementRead the original story

    Monday | Los Angeles Times

    ... killing stood out for its apparent senselessness. "Two people lose their lives," Torribio said, as reported by the Whittier Daily News. "The victim lost his and, Mr. Galvez, you lose yours." After the killing, Galvez encased Diaz's body in cement ...


  6. Funeral services planned for slain Downey officer Ricky GalvezRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | Redlands Daily Facts

    ... salute will be held immediately following the funeral at Rose Hills Memorial Park, 3888 Workman Mill Road, Whittier. If you would like to support Galvez' family , contact Mike Pope, president of the Downey Police Officers Association, at ...


  7. Slain Downey officer's sister: 'Why Ricky? Why Ricky?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Police Department's headquarters where 29-year-old Galvez was fatally shot on Wednesday night. Galvez, 29, of Whittier, joined the police department as an officer in 2010 and was affectionately known by members of the community as "Ricky." Police ...


  8. Governor Brown Issues Statement on Death of Downey Police OfficerRead the original story

    Friday Nov 20 | Holtville Tribune

    Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of Downey Police Department Officer Ricardo Galvez: "Anne and I were saddened to learn of the death of Officer Galvez and extend our condolences to his family, friends and the entire law enforcement community in this difficult time." Officer Galvez, 29, of Whittier, was sitting in his personal vehicle in a Downey Police Department parking lot late Wednesday night when he was shot and killed.


  9. LA Basin at SunsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | TrekEarth

    Photo of the LA Basin from atop a hill at Rose Hills Cemetery in Whittier, CA. You can just make out downtown Los Angeles in the far distance.


  10. Slain Officer Ricardo Galvez was a 'tremendous young man,' police chief saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | Los Angeles Times

    Officer Ricardo Galvez may not have worked for the Downey Police Department for very long, but he already was popular among his peers. Galvez, 29, of Whittier, joined the police department as an officer in 2010 and was affectionately known by members of the community as "Ricky."


  11. Ricardo Galvez, 29, Downey police officer shot in his carRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 19 | LA Observed

    ... to Montebello and ran from their vehicle. Galvez, 29, was a five-year veteran of the Downey Police Department from Whittier. He had served in the Marines. "Words cannot express the love and respect we have for Ricky," Downey Police Chief Carl ...


  12. Downey Officer Ricardo Galvez shot to death, 1 suspect arrested in MontebelloRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | The Daily Breeze

    ... Ricardo Galvez appears to have been targeted. But he said detectives are trying to determine if the 29-year-old Whittier man was targeted for a robbery or for personal reasons. Galvez was fatally shot about 11 p.m. Wednesday in the west parking lot ...


  13. Vigils In Whittier And Downtown L.A. Remember Victims Of Paris AttacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | CBS Local

    ... KNX airs the most frequent and reliable traffic reports with Traffic & Weather Together Every 10 Minutes [] WHITTIER (CBSLA.com) - Two vigils were held Tuesday in Whittier and in Downtown Los Angeles to honor the victims killed in Friday's attacks ...


  14. Nohemi Gonzalez's Childhood Teacher Remembers Her Former Student: 'She Was a Bright Star'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | People

    ... well-liked child. She worked hard to learn whatever came her way." Bay taught Gonzalez at Mill Elementary School in Whittier, Calif., and remembers her as "a bright star. I can still see her smiling in my class," she says. "That is how I choose to ...


  15. PIH - Downey names chief nursing officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | Downey Patriot

    Pugach brings more than 30 years of nursing experience to the team. She joined PIH Health Hospital - Whittier in 1996 as the nurse manager of the telemetry and respiratory units.


  16. Michigan ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | TrekEarth

    One of my favorite places as a kid; this brought back fond memories! We lived just down the street for a while. The town of Whittier, CA is about 12 miles east of Los Angeles, with a population of about 80,000.


  17. Nohemia s dream shattered in Paris attack: Rich ArchboldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | San Bernardino County Sun

    ... lost, sadness and she was my only daughter,” Nohemi's mother said in an earlier interview. Nohemi grew up in Whittier where she attended Whittier High School before her family moved to a mobile home park in El Monte. In a university ...


  18. Cross on L.A. County Seal Goes to JudgeRead the original story

    Monday Nov 16 | Courthouse News Service

    ... since it was built in the late 1700s. Aside from a 22-year period when the cross was removed for repairs after the Whittier earthquake in 1987, stolen and then restored, the cross has been a consistent feature of the mission. "The central place of ...


  19. Hundreds gather at Cal State Long Beach to remember 'a beautiful soul'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 15 | Los Angeles Times

    ... character and determination to carve out her own path. When the souring economy forced the family to leave Whittier and move into a mobile home park in El Monte, Nohemi Gonzalez continued attending Whittier High School because she preferred its more ...


  20. PHOTOS -- Chapman men's water polo actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 15 | The Wave

    A Chapman fan reacts on a foul call on Chapman player during a match against Whittier at Chapman on Wednesday. Chapman's Garrett Aanestad dives into the pool as he is being substituted into the game during a match against Whittier at Chapman on Wednesday.


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