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  1. Mind-Controlled Robotic Arm Helps Paralyzed Man Drink Beer, Make SmoothiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MSN Healthy Living

    ... of Technology, the University of Southern California, and the Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center in Downey, California fitted Sorto with a robotic arm. Sorto successfully controlled that arm with his mind, picking up a beer bottle with ...

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  2. Body found on 710 Freeway in Paramount identified as Downey womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Press-Telegram

    Jacqueline Gutierrez, a 30-year-old Downey resident, has been identified as the woman found around 12:15 p.m. on the on-ramp leading from Rosecrans Avenue to the northbound 710, said Lt. David Smith of the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office.

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  3. Pico Rivera man arrested for slashing man in Downey during robbery attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Whittier Daily News

    A 39-year-old Pico Rivera man was arrested in Norwalk Wednesday by Downey police in connection with the slashing of a man with a box cutter during a robbery attempt. The attack occurred on May 11 at about 4:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of Lakewood Boulevard, said Lt.

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  4. David Letterman Goes Out on High Ratings NoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    ... items and is harnessing the power of its videos to help connect consumers and retailers. Sridhar Ramaswamy, Googl... (DOWNEY, Calif.) - Erik Sorto hasn't been able to move his arms or legs in more than a decade, but he was recently able to pick up a ...

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  5. Paralyzed man uses intention of movement to control robotic armRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Medical News Today

    ... Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) and the Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center in Downey, CA. In the journal Science , principal investigator Richard Anderson, James G. Boswell professor of neuroscience at Caltech, ...

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  6. NBA Playoffs: Warriors Beat Rockets 99-98, Take 2-0 Series LeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    ... items and is harnessing the power of its videos to help connect consumers and retailers. Sridhar Ramaswamy, Googl... (DOWNEY, Calif.) - Erik Sorto hasn't been able to move his arms or legs in more than a decade, but he was recently able to pick up a ...

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  7. Scoreboard Roundup - 5/22/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    ... items and is harnessing the power of its videos to help connect consumers and retailers. Sridhar Ramaswamy, Googl... (DOWNEY, Calif.) - Erik Sorto hasn't been able to move his arms or legs in more than a decade, but he was recently able to pick up a ...

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  8. Keith Urban Performs, Blake Shelton Parodies "The Voice" on Red Nose Day EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    ... items and is harnessing the power of its videos to help connect consumers and retailers. Sridhar Ramaswamy, Googl... (DOWNEY, Calif.) - Erik Sorto hasn't been able to move his arms or legs in more than a decade, but he was recently able to pick up a ...

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  9. Paralyzed Man Drinks Beer by Moving Robotic Arm with His MindRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    ... items and is harnessing the power of its videos to help connect consumers and retailers. Sridhar Ramaswamy, Googl... (DOWNEY, Calif.) - Erik Sorto hasn't been able to move his arms or legs in more than a decade, but he was recently able to pick up a ...

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  10. Neural implants let paralyzed man take a drinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Fox News

    ... University of Utah. He learned to use the brain implant at the Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center in Downey, Calif. While encouraging, progress in linking humans and machines is limited so far to laboratory animals and a handful of ...

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  11. Remembering Isaac Sammuel RinconRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Downey Patriot

    ... Students and staff from his elementary school (Rio San Gabriel), middle school (Doty) and his current high school (Downey) along with Isaac's family and friends gathered on a Wednesday afternoon to create patches for his quilt. Everyone who ...

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  12. Police make arrest in stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Downey Patriot

    ... keys and wallet. When the victim refused, the suspect stabbled and slashed the victim with a box cutter, police said. Downey detectives identified the suspect as Tommy Obregon, a 39-year-old Pico Rivera resident. On Wednesday, detectives found ...

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  13. Giant RV, BevMo may be opening stores in DowneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Downey Patriot

    Giant RV plans to open a showroom, office, and service facility at the former Sam's Club/World of DA cor at the intersection of Florence Avenue and Studebaker Road. "The City has been working hard with the owners [of that property] for some time to bring a quality business to that important location," said Mayor Pro Tem Alex Saab in a Facebook post.

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  14. Dr. Robert Jagielski named principal of Sussman Middle SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Downey Patriot

    Jagielski had been DUSD's Director of Student Services since 2005. Before that he was vice principal and assistant principal at Downey High.

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  15. Downey library Story Times return next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Downey Patriot

    Story Times resume at the Downey City Library on May 26 at 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. after a brief break for the Memorial Day holiday.

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  16. After a death in the family, Mambo Grill grateful for community supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Downey Patriot

    As the owner of Mambo Grill restaurant in downtown Downey, it isn't unusual for David Llamas to hold fundraisers for grieving family members trying to raise money to cover unexpected funeral expenses. On the night of May 6, Jarek Trejo was riding his skateboard near 77th Place and Hooper Avenue in South Los Angeles when he was struck by a Ford Mustang traveling 45 to 50 miles per hour.

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  17. Downey man charged in string of burglaries in San PedroRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Press-Telegram

    A Downey man has been linked to a string of break-ins at homes in the South Shores area of San Pedro, police said today. Lorenzo Noriega, 18, was charged Tuesday with two felony counts of identity theft and four misdemeanor counts of receiving stolen property with a value exceeding $950, prosecutors said.

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  18. Implants read intentions of tetraplegic patient from brain activityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | EurekAlert!

    ... a in Los Angeles, CA; K. Shanfield; S. Hayes-Jackson; M. Aisen at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center in Downey, CA.

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  19. "Sleepover at the Shelter" Event to Raise Money for Spay-Neuter...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | PRWeb

    "We are thrilled that the Downey Animal Care Center was selected for this fun event to highlight the wonderful companions waiting for new families," said Marcia Mayeda, director of Los Angeles County's Department of Animal Care and Control. There are thousands of homeless pets at Los Angeles-area animal shelters waiting for a home of their own.

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  20. Deadly solo motorcycle crash in FallbrookRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | KFMB-am

    An investigation was underway Thursday into a motorcycle crash near Fallbrook that killed a 40-year-old Los Angeles County man. The Downey resident, whose name was not immediately available, apparently lost control of his 2014 BMW motorcycle while rounding a curve in eastbound Reche Road near Gird Road shortly after 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to California Highway Patrol Officer Jim Bettencourt.

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