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Downey officer found shot to death in police station parking lot

Downey officer found shot to death in police station parking lot

  UPDATE 12 Noon 11/19/15 According to the sheriff’s department, authorities investigating the killing of Downey police Officer Ricardo Galvez have taken a suspect into custody following the pursuit that…

Downey PD Asking for Help in Locating Murder Suspect Jehosua Ruvalcaba, 27

Downey PD Asking for Help in Locating Murder Suspect Jehosua Ruvalcaba, 27

  Murder Suspect Bulletin Date 08/26/15 DPD Case #15-56012                     …

Metro Blue Line Train Collides With Vehicle in Long Beach

Metro Blue Line Train Collides With Vehicle in Long Beach

A Metro Blue Line train collided with a vehicle in Long Beach today, injuring five people on the train, authorities said. The crash occurred about 12:20 p.m. near Third Street…

Downey Detectives Rescue Resident From Man With Mental Issues

Downey Detectives Rescue Resident From Man With Mental Issues

  Criminal Threats Suspect Arrested  Downey, CA, May 8, 2015: On May 8, 2015, at around 8:42 a.m., Downey Police Department received a 911 call reporting a disturbance inside a…

Downey PD Torch-Run raise fund for Special Olympics

Downey PD Torch-Run raise fund for Special Olympics

  By Tammye McDuff Law Enforcement gave a whole new meaning to “protect and serve” at the annual Tip-A-Cop fundraiser last month. Officers served as celebrity waiters at Johnny Carino’s…

Mayor Marquez Appointed to LA Conservancy Board

Mayor Marquez Appointed to LA Conservancy Board

By Tammye McDuff Downey Mayor, Luis H. Marquez has been appointed to serve on the San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy (RMC). He was sworn into…

Former Mayor Winningham Honored by Downey City Council

Former Mayor Winningham Honored by Downey City Council

By Tammye McDuff EDITOR’S NOTE: Former Downey Mayor and Councilman Robert C. Winningham passed away in the morning hours of Tuesday, April 28, 2015. The following article was written after…

Downey Federal Credit Union Donates $7,500 to Downey to Support Special Olympics

Downey Federal Credit Union Donates $7,500  to Downey to Support Special Olympics

By Tammye McDuff As Special Olympics host city, Downey will provide meals, accommodations, and training facilities for approximately 100 Special Olympic athletes this summer. Several local business have partnered with…

80’s Revisited: New Wave Restaurant in Bellflower

80’s Revisited: New Wave Restaurant in Bellflower

By Tammye McDuff The 80’s are totally back in full swing, with radical tunes and awesome threads; at least they are at the New Wave Restaurant & Bar in Bellflower.…