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Pier parking reopens

The Santa Monica Pier Parking Deck has reopened on a limited basis. The Deck is now available for parking Monday…


Mask mandate back on the table in Los Angeles county

County health officials are again warning of a potential indoor mask mandate based increased cases of COVID-19.  This week, the county moved from the CDC’s low to the medium community level…

Pier deck parking reopens

Parking: The Santa Monica Pier parking deck has reopened on a limited basis. The deck is now available for parking Monday through Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (last entry…

High court to rule on Biden student loan cancellation plan

MARK SHERMAN  Associated Press The Supreme Court agreed Thursday to decide whether the Biden administration can broadly cancel student loans, keeping the program blocked for now but signaling a final answer…

Abortion rights groups look to next fights after 2022 wins

SARA BURNETT  Associated Press Emboldened by the results of November’s midterms, abortion rights supporters say they are preparing for even bigger fights in state legislatures and pivotal elections to come, including…

Rose Bowl clears way for 12-team CFP in 2024

RALPH D. RUSSO  AP College Football Writer Rose Bowl game organizers cleared the way for the College Football Playoff to expand to 12 teams starting in the 2024 season, informing CFP…

LA approves $5 million for local road projects

Jamie Paige Special to the Daily Press Despite a plea from councilmember elect Traci Park, who will begin representing Council District 11 starting December 12, the Los Angeles City Council voted…

Love That “Tosca”!

IF YOU WERE SURPRISED  That my NOTEWORTHY column was not published last week – so was I. I was out of town and so was reliable Editor in Chief Matt Hall…

Leave saves lives

Healthy people, kids, families, and workers are critical to a productive and vibrant economy. That’s why it’s no surprise that this rampant RSV, COVID, cold, and flu season is hitting us…

Ted Lieu part of new Democratic leadership team

LISA MASCARO  AP Congressional Correspondent House Democrats ushered in a new generation of leaders on Wednesday with Rep. Hakeem Jeffries elected to be the first Black American to head a major…

Higher food prices worsen hunger crisis this holiday season

ASHRAF KHALIL  Associated Press Staffers at Bread for the City, a venerable charity in the nation’s capital, thought they were prepared for this year’s annual pre-Thanksgiving Holiday Helpers food giveaway. The…

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