Lightning Shuts Down Beaches, Piers In Santa Monica, Seal BeachOne cold storm from the north, and a warmer storm from the south have merged over Southern California, causing the unstable air that forecasters could produce thunder and lightning.
Erewhon Market In Santa Monica, Culver City Arclight Theatre Exposed To New Case Of MeaslesThe Los Angeles County Department of Public Health says a local resident who recently traveled has tested positive for measles. However, before that person became aware of the infection, the resident had gone to several places in the West Los Angeles area between last Friday and Monday.
Armed Man Taken Into Custody After Standoff In Santa MonicaPolice shut down the area of 18th Street and Santa Monica Boulevard. The standoff started at about 3 a.m., but it’s not clear what led up to it.
Masked Suspect Robs Wells Fargo Bank In Santa Monica, Evades PolicePolice say after a search of more than two hours, they were unable to find the suspect.
19-Year-Old Shot To Death In Santa Monica, Brother In CustodyPolice say the victim and the suspect are brothers.
Lynwood Man Charged In Connection With String Of Santa Monica Rapes, RobberiesFernando Venancio Jr., 27, of Lynwood was arrested Monday night and is being held without bail. Venancio has been charged with several counts of rape and robbery.
Five Children Admit to Vandalism Spree At Several Santa Monica SchoolsThey damaged John Muir Elementary, Roosevelt Elementary, the Will Rogers Learning Community and Santa Monica Alternative School.
2 Santa Monica Schools Hit By Vandals Before Last Week Of ClassesJohn Muir Elementary School, 2526 Sixth Street, and Santa Monica Alternative School House, 2525 Fifth Street, suffered “significant” damage Saturday night in the library, cafeteria, stage, teacher’s lounge, book room and exterior areas.
E-Scooters Target Of Enforcement Operation In Santa Monica TodayPolice will crack down on e-scooter riders Friday to make sure they’re following the rules of the road.