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‘Miraculous': Teen survives 12 hours in Los Angeles sewage

A 13-year-old boy was miraculously rescued Monday after falling into a river of sewage in Los Angeles, getting swept away and spending more than 12 hours in the toxic environment of the city's mazelike underground pipeline system. Jesse Hernandez had been playing with other children on wooden planks over an access portal to the sewer... Read more →

Crime

Crime Watch

On March 22, 2018, at about 6:51 p.m. Officers responded to the 1400 block of 2nd Street regarding a vandalism that just occurred involving a Santa Monica Fire Department Truck. On arrival, officers located the suspect sitting in the middle of the roadway on 2nd Street. Officers detained the suspect for an investigation. Officers learned... Read more →

Briefs

Trump administration sues California over federal land sales

SACRAMENTO The Trump administration is suing California over a law that aims to give the state power to override the sale of federal lands. The U.S. Department of Justice filed the lawsuit Monday. It's the latest battle between President Donald Trump and the nation's most populous state, where Democrats have tried aggressively to thwart... Read more →

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Santa Monican in competition for arts awards

Zoe D’Andrea’s career began at the age of six when she sang “Happy Birthday” to audition for a show at the Morgan-Wixson Theatre. Now a senior at Santa Monica High School, D’Andrea is in contention to become a finalist in acting at The Music Center’s Spotlight Program. She was also chosen to be a semifinalist in both acting and... Read more →

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Caturday at the Santa Monica Public Library

The Santa Monica Public Library presents Caturday at the Library, a fun-filled day of cat-tivities and real kitties, on Saturday, April 7, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd. You’ve heard of bookmobiles – but how about a cat-mobile? The Catty Wagon is coming to the Library! This mobile adoption... Read more →

Briefs

Crime Watch

On March 22, 2018 at about 4:13 p.m. Officers responded to the YMCA – 1332 6th Street regarding an assault with a deadly weapon that just occurred. Officers arrived and located both the victim and suspect in the subterranean parking garage. Officers contacted the suspect and a brief struggle ensued. The suspect was detained for an... Read more →

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No April Fools edition this year

There will be no April Fools edition of The Daily Press this year due to the date falling on a Sunday. The paper doesn’t have a dedicated Sunday paper; rather, we publish a joint weekend edition covering Saturday and Sunday. A Sunday, April 1 has only happened a few times in the paper’s history and the April Fool’s edition has been... Read more →

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Fresh Finds: Roan Mills sourdough bread

The same woman who helped revolutionize the local food movement by growing lettuce in her backyard for Alice Waters and Wolfgang Puck is now baking bread for Santa Monica tables. In fact, Andrea Crawford isn’t just baking the bread. She’s growing the wheat herself on Kenter Canyon Farms, milling the flour and then baking incredibly... Read more →

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Ford lends logo and brand power to local scooter start-up

Hidden beneath all the hype in Santa Monica surrounding the dockless scooter app Bird, there’s a second electric vehicle company in town still zooming under the radar. If you see one zipping down the street, the first thing you’re likely to notice is the bold, blue Ford emblem on the front. Unlike the thousands of Birds scattered... Read more →