Tag: Santa Monica

Man Charged With DUI While Riding Scooter

SANTA MONICA—A 25-year-old man was arrested and charged with DUI this past weekend for riding a Bird electric scooter while intoxicated. The man, who has...

22 Acres Of SM Mountains Open To Public

SANTA MONICA—On Friday, September 14, the California Coastal Commission approved the settlement to transfer 22 acres of land located in the Santa Monica Mountains...

City Launches Shared Mobility Pilot Program

SANTA MONICA—On Monday, September 17, the city of Santa Monica collaborated with Breeze Bike Share, the city's existing shared mobility system, as well as...

Closures For October COAST Open Streets Event

SANTA MONICA—On Sunday, October 7, two miles of streets in Santa Monica will be closed to car traffic as the city hosts its annual...

Green Bike Lanes, 17th Street Safety Project

SANTA MONICA—The Santa Monica City Council approved two projects that will advance pedestrian, scooter and biker safety in the area. Nineteen miles of bike...

Coastal Cleanup In Los Angeles County

SANTA MONICA—Heal the Bay, a non-profit organization that focuses on advocating for a healthy ocean and protecting the Santa Monica Bay, will host Coastal...

DA Declines Charges Against Nick Carter

SANTA MONICA—The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office declined sexual assault charges against Backstreet Boys’ singer Nick Carter on Tuesday, September 11. Dream singer Melissa...

Lori Gentles Appointed Chief People Officer

SANTA MONICA—Santa Monica City Manager City Manager Rick Cole chose Lori Gentles as the Chief People Officer – Human Resources for the city of...

North Beach Playground Grand Opening

SANTA MONICA—The city of Santa Monica will celebrate the grand opening of the North Beach playground to the public on Saturday, September 15 at...

September Is Pedestrian Safety Month

SANTA MONICA—The Santa Monica Police Department is alerting the public about September being Pedestrian Safety Month and that the Police Department is joining the...

Man Decapitated In Suicide

SANTA MONICA—A man was decapitated after he used a rope to commit suicide in a Santa Monica parking garage on Wednesday, September 5. Officers from...

Homicide Suspect Gregario Garcia Arrested

BRENTWOOD—At around 5 p.m. on Wednesday, September 5, officers from the Los Angeles Police Department were in pursuit of a homicide suspect who was...

Lion Cubs Found In SM Mountains

SANTA MONICA—A litter of mountain lion cubs were found in a remote area of the Santa Monica Mountains. The four lion cubs are suspected...

Electric Motorized Vehicles Banned From Bike Paths

SANTA MONICA—The Santa Monica City Council members unanimously voted to ban all non-human powered vehicles from the city's beach bike path, the Santa Monica...

Suspect Charged For Santa Monica Pier Shooting

SANTA MONICA—A suspect was charged with attempted murder for a shooting that transpired at the west end of the Santa Monica Pier on Thursday,...

Bird Donates Thousands To Santa Monica Schools

SANTA MONICA—Nearly a week after protesting in front of the Santa Monica City Hall, electric scooter company Bird made a large donation to the...

Dante Leverette Sentenced For Shooting Officer

SANTA MONICA—Dante Glenn Leverette, 40, of Los Angeles, was sentenced to 125 years in prison on Thursday, August 16, for shooting a Santa Monica...

Bird, Lime Call For Protest Following Snub

SANTA MONICA—Motorized scooter customers gathered outside Santa Monica City Hall in response to the city's recommendation of Lyft and Uber-owned Jump over Bird and...

Dog Abandoned On 101 Freeway

MELROSE—Los Angeles city officials are searching for four young women who tossed a dog out of a vehicle onto the Hollywood 101 Freeway. Between the...

Wally’s Wine And Spirits Set To Close

WESTWOOD—Wally’s Wine & Spirits will close one set of its glass doors in Westwood and open another establishment in Santa Monica. The green-canopied shop, which...
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