DOWNEY -- Tim and Barbara Hill, parents of seven children and active community volunteers, have been named Parents of the Year for Downey. "Their generous involvement with the community of Downey has provided inspiration to many other people besides their own family. National Parents Day was established in 1994 by President Bill Clinton and Houses of Congress. National Parents Day has been recognized as a recurring perennial day of commemoration on the 4th Sunday of July since it was signed into law in 1994.
"It would be an absolute shame to lose such a beautiful part of our city," said George Redfox, president of The Downey Conservancy. Built in 1909, you may recognize the 3,560-sq.-ft. Nonetheless, The Downey Conservancy is hopeful that city officials will look into the potential historic nature of the house and push for its relocation to another property in Downey if possible. "The Savage/Grace home is a perfect example of what the National Trust for Historic Preservation calls, 'This Place Matters,'" Redfox said.
Police are hoping the public can help locate Jehosua Ruvalcaba, 27, who they say shot a man in a residential neighborhood in Downey . 14 when the victim and one of the other members of the party got into an argument, according to a Downey Police Department press release. Ruvalcaba is described as 5 feet, 5 inches weighing 165 pounds. He has brown eyes and wears his head shaved, but it is black when grown out. Get local news delivered to your email by signing up for our newsletter . Check the box for news and breaking news alerts.
Tucker, who was 80, died on August 8 of heart complications. Attorney in the Los Angeles Criminal Division from 1965 to 1967. Became the first black judge appointed to the Long Beach Municipal Court. Campaign, but Tucker won and was never challenged again. Presided over the entire Los Angeles County Juvenile Court system. Santa Monica Mayor Nat Trives, a longtime friend. And his mother a teacher and Realtor from Georgia. Spanned 65 plus years," the former mayor said. His family our deepest condolences," the Council's motion said.
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DOWNEY -- The city of Downey is in negotiations that could bring a SpringHill Suites by Marriott hotel to Firestone Boulevard, across from Stonewood Center. If negotiations are successful, the hotel would be constructed on publicly-owned land at 9066 Firestone Blvd. Council members on Tuesday will consider approving an exclusive negotiating agreement with Kamla Hotels Inc. Kamla Hotels will pay a non-refundable deposit of $30,000 during the exclusive negotiating window, which lasts 180 days. The nearest SpringHill Suites hotel is at LAX.
Marcia Mayeda, director of the animal control department, told the L.A. "We're taking this very, seriously," Mayeda told the newspaper. "I have been to some of the worst high-kill shelters in Southern California and the conditions at Downey shelter were by far the most abhorrent I've seen," said Laura Jones, co-founder of All About the Animals, an animal rescue group. County officials said $4 million is set aside for renovations at county animal shelters, and there is a longterm plan to eventually tear down and replace the Downey shelter.
3 to officially launch the organization. Although Latinos have been attending Loyola Law School for decades, Latino alumni had never formally organized. That changed this year with the launching of the LAC. The Latino Alumni Chapter will be holding its first alumni mixer on Sept. At Joseph's Bar & Grill in Downtown Downey. Downey Mayor Pro Tem Alex Saab, who is also a Loyola Law School alumnus, will be present to officially welcome the LAC to Downey. "Loyola has strong ties to Downey so I'm excited to build on that relationship," said Saab.
DOWNEY - As summer winds down, the Downey Police Department is ramping up its enforcement efforts as part of a national crackdown on drunk driving. 21 and Labor Day, Downey police officers and its law enforcement partners will show zero tolerance for drunk driving. 7, with more DUI saturation patrols on Friday, Aug 28, and a DUI/drivers license checkpoint on Friday, Sept. Of .08 percent or higher. Mobile app is now available for free download on iOS and Android devices. Users will be offered free incentives at each bar to drive sober.
Have you checked your spelling? In 1945 five Mexican-American families filed a class-action lawsuit in federal court charging that the segregated schools in Orange County were harmful and unfair, and in violation of their children's civil rights under the Constitution. Sylvia Mendez was one of the fifteen children name in the suit, and she has vivid memories of the difference in schools and her testimony during the trial. "I didn't know anything about the issues of the trial," she laughs, "I just wanted to go to the pretty school with my friends.
Knabe went on to discuss the work that is being done to create a partnership with the Veterans association to help benefit those who have served the country. "Rancho Los Amigo's history is intimately tied with the city of Downey, and embodies all that is good in the City of Downey," said Saab. Rancho Rising 2020 is being managed by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works. Officials are anticipating that the project will be completed "on budget and on time," and that the new wellness center will be opened in August of 2016.
Los Angeles County Supervisors are calling for an investigation into all six county animal shelters after disturbing photos showed up online. That caught the attention of LA County Supervisor Don Knabe who put the issue on Tuesday's agenda. 5 when she went inside the Downey shelter to adopt a dog. "We were concerned and shocked by the photographs and the video because that's not consistent with our standard," Mayeda said. Animal care and control said there were more than 600 animals in the shelter the day Jones visited and that is the problem.
Check the box for news and breaking news alerts. In Building 5, the one Jones entered, 22 of the 42 dog kennels were covered in feces, and in some cages, the fecal material was encrusted to the floor, she said. Jones said the shelter didn't tell her about Jelly Bean's skin infection. County shelters are more akin to a Third World country than a developed economy," Jones said. Editor's note: This story was edited to correct the location of Laura Jones' veterinarian and to clarify her comments. Contact Phillip Zonkel at 562-714-2098.