Authorities say an explosion and fire in Santa Monica has burned two people, one of them critically.
Authorities are looking for an apparent hit-and-run driver who they say fatally struck a woman from Wisconsin as she attempted to cross a street in Santa Monica.
Police believe two attempted kidnappings in Santa Monica this week may be related.
A special meeting of the Santa Monica planning commission Wednesday drew quite a crowd, as people sounded off over a brewing land dispute involving some prime real estate with million-dollar ocean views.
Several transformers exploded near Ocean Avenue and Pacific Coast Highway in Torrance, causing power outages in the area Tuesday.