Few Voting Issues Reported With California Recall ElectionCalifornians voted to keep Gov. Gavin Newsom in office on Tuesday, ending a statewide recall election that saw some Republicans again float unfounded claims of voter fraud.
Firefighters On Bike Ride To Mark 20th Anniversary Of 9/11 On Approach To New YorkMembers of the Fire Velo Club, which includes firefighters from the Los Angeles County Fire Department, rode out from the Santa Monica Pier on Aug. 1. This week, they are on the final stretch of their 4-day, 3,300-mile journey to New York.
LA Beaches Packed For Holiday Weekend, With Bigger Crowds Expected On Labor DayWhile some southland residents are playing it safe during the pandemic and avoiding crowds this holiday weekend, many beachgoers in Santa Monica were just glad to be outside, masks or not. 
Heal The Bay Announces Coastal Cleanup Day In SeptemberHeal the Bay announced Monday that its 32nd Coastal Cleanup Day will be held on Sept. 18.
LA County Issues Warnings At Two BeachesThe county Department of Public Health told people to use caution swimming, surfing and playing in the water at Mothers Beach in Marina del Rey and near the Santa Monica Pier
Man Struck, Killed By Hit-Run Driver In Santa MonicaThe suspect remains at large.
Homeless Man Charged With Hate Crime, Yelling Racial Slurs While Attacking Korean Woman In Santa Monica For Her PurseMelvin Taylor, 65, whose last known address was in Compton, has been charged with attempted robbery, assault with a deadly weapon, assault likely to produce great bodily injury and a hate crime allegation enhancement.
Search Suspended For Woman Possibly Missing In Ocean Near Santa Monica PierShe was last seen clinging to the pilings underneath the pier.
Indicted Trump Ally Thomas Barrack Granted $250 Million Bond, Ordered To Wear GPS Monitoring BraceletA grant package that includes a $250 million bond secured by $5 million in cash was granted Friday to Thomas Barrack, a longtime Trump friend and chair of the former president’s inaugural committee.
Trump Inaugural Chair Thomas Barrack Arrested, Accused Of Being Unregistered Lobbyist For United Arab EmiratesThe seven-count indictment unsealed Tuesday in a New York federal court accuses 74-year-old Barrack, of Santa Monica, and two fellow defendants of working to advance the interests of a foreign government in the United States.
LA County Sheriff's Deputies Called On To Help Address Growing Homelessness Crisis On Santa Monica's Third Street PromenadeLocal business and property owners on Santa Monica's Third Street Promenade say the homeless crisis is so out of control there that they want to hire sheriff's deputies to help.