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Showing posts with label Santa Monica. Show all posts


From Santa Monica Close Up:

"Santa Monica Police officers responded to an incident at Palisades Park, near the Santa Monica Pier, on Friday, July 12, 2024. Witnesses reported that a homeless man allegedly attacked a woman, prompting another man to intervene and protect her. A scuffle ensued, leading to a prompt police response.

Upon arrival, officers detained the two men involved while conducting their investigation. Santa Monica paramedics were called to the scene to assess the individuals, but no one required transportation to the hospital.

Police officers arrested one of the men, although this arrest was potentially related to an outstanding warrant rather than the incident itself. Due to conflicting reports from witnesses, a police sergeant stated that a report would be filed and presented to the District Attorney to determine if any charges will be pursued at a later date.

The swift response by the Santa Monica Police Department highlights their commitment to maintaining safety and order in the community. The incident drew the attention of park-goers and nearby residents, underlining the ongoing challenges related to public safety and homelessness in the area."

Santa Monica Close Up is a photo blog by Santa Monica based Photojournalist/Press photographer Fabian Lewkowicz. Fabian is the former staff photographer for the Santa Monica Daily Observer Press, Santa Monica Mirror, Santa Monica and the Santa Monica Corsair.


July 12, 2024

Ocean Water Use Warning for Los Angeles County Beaches

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the below Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters:

BEACH AREA WARNINGS:

· Las Flores Creek at Las Flores State Beach

The entire swim area.

· Walnut Creek at Paradise Cove

The entire swim area.

· Solstice Creek at Dan Blocker County Beach

The entire swim area.

· Marie Canyon Storm Drain at Puerco Beach

100 yards up and down the coast from the public access steps.

· Sweetwater Canyon Storm Drain at Carbon Canyon Beach

The entire swim area.

· Castlerock Storm Drain at Topanga County Beach

The entire swim area.

· Ramirez Creek at Paradise Cove

100 yards up and down the coast from the Paradise Cove Pier.

· Inner Cabrillo Beach in San Pedro

The entire swim area.

· Trancas Creek at Zuma Beach

100 yards up and down the coast from the creek.

· Escondido Creek at Escondido State Beach

The entire swim area.

· Topanga Canyon Beach in Malibu

100 yards up and down the coast from the lagoon.

· Malibu Lagoon at Surfrider Beach

100 yards up and down the coast from the public restrooms.

· Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica

100 yards up and down the coast from the pier.

· Mothers Beach in Marina Del Rey

The entire swim area.

These warnings have been issued due to bacterial levels exceeding health standards when last tested.

BEACH AREAS NOW CLEARED:

Warnings have been lifted for the following beach areas where recent sample results identified water quality levels within State standards:

· Leo Carrillo State Beach in Malibu



This afternoon at 12:11 PM, the Santa Monica Police Department received a frantic call for help from a grandmother whose 4-year-old granddaughter had been kidnapped from a restaurant in the 1900 block of Lincoln Boulevard in Santa Monica. The first officers were on the scene within minutes of the call being dispatched, gathering video images of the probable kidnapper and child to send to additional units who were on their way. All available field resources, including more than 30 sworn and civilian personnel, flooded the area, searching for the subject, described as a heavyset white female in her 30s. At 12:37 PM, our Downtown Services Unit officers located the suspect and child in a room at the Holiday Motel at 11th Street and Pico Boulevard. Thankfully, the child was unharmed and the suspect was taken into custody.

Our heartfelt best wishes go out to the child and her family as they deal with the shock of this ordeal. We will do everything we can to make sure they are helped through this time and also to make sure no stone is left unturned in the investigation. The suspect will be booked into our jail on kidnapping charges. We will provide updates with the suspect’s name and booking photo within 24 hours. Additional updates will be forthcoming when the case is presented to the District Attorney’s office.

This early in the investigation, we cannot confirm the suspect's criminal history. It appears she has been residing at the Holiday Motel for an extended period of time, but it is too soon to confirm any details other than those shared above.

7/12/2024 8:30PM UPDATE:



Suspect: Shields,Breanna Taylor DOB 1/22/93

Shield was booked for kidnapping (207 PC) and is eligible for a sentencing enhancement (208PC). The penal code sections are below:

207 PC (a) Every person who forcibly, or by any other means of instilling fear, steals or takes, or holds, detains, or arrests any person in this state, and carries the person into another country, state, or county, or into another part of the same county, is guilty of kidnapping.

208 PC (a) Kidnapping is punishable by imprisonment in the state prison for 3,5 or 8 years.

(b) If the person kidnapped is under 14 years of age at the time of the commission of the crime, the kidnapping is punishable by imprisonment in the state prison for 5, 8, or 11 years.


Don't miss the FREE Summer Soulstice celebration happening on July 13th!

Join us on Main Street, Santa Monica for live music, outdoor art displays and free activities for all ages.

• The EdgeMar Courtyard:
This centrally located satellite bar features a DJ spinning summer beats with delicious food and drink specials all day long. Don't miss this hidden gem during the Summer Soulstice!

• Pop-Up Art Gallery:
For the first time at the Summer Soulstice, art enthusiasts can explore a visual display of work from over 50 visual artists. This project was made possible in part with support from Art of Recovery, an initiative of the City of Santa Monica Cultural Affairs.

• Pet Zone by Offleash'd & VCA:
Bring your furry friend for a day of fun! Enjoy pet giveaways, meet vendors from past Main Street dog events, and celebrate your four-legged community.

• Skate Popup at Alfalfa:
Join Beyond the Board and LA Skate Hunnies for a rolling good time with skateboarding and roller skating fun, including an inflatable skate ramp!

For more info, Click Here.

Find out about more upcoming local events, Click Here for the Event Calendar.



From Santa Monica Close Up:

"On Tuesday, July 9, 2024, Santa Monica Police Officers, while on patrol, identified an individual matching the description of a man on parole at Santa Monica Beach. The officers stopped the man and subsequently arrested him."

Santa Monica Close Up is a photo blog by Santa Monica based Photojournalist/Press photographer Fabian Lewkowicz. Fabian is the former staff photographer for the Santa Monica Daily Observer Press, Santa Monica Mirror, Santa Monica and the Santa Monica Corsair.


July 08, 2024

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the below Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters:

BEACH AREA WARNINGS:

· Las Flores Creek at Las Flores State Beach

The entire swim area.

· Topanga Canyon Beach in Malibu

100 yards up and down the coast from the lagoon.

· Mothers Beach in Marina Del Rey

The entire swim area.

· Malibu Lagoon at Surfrider Beach

100 yards up and down the coast from the public restrooms.

· Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica

100 yards up and down the coast from the pier.

· Trancas Creek at Zuma Beach

100 yards up and down the coast from the creek.

· Inner Cabrillo Beach in San Pedro

The entire swim area.

· Escondido Creek at Escondido State Beach

The entire swim area.

· Walnut Creek at Paradise Cove

The entire swim area.

· Solstice Creek at Dan Blocker County Beach

The entire swim area.

· Marie Canyon Storm Drain at Puerco Beach

100 yards up and down the coast from the public access steps.

· Sweetwater Canyon Storm Drain at Carbon Canyon Beach

The entire swim area.

· Castlerock Storm Drain at Topanga County Beach

The entire swim area.

· Ramirez Creek at Paradise Cove

100 yards up and down the coast from the Paradise Cove Pier

These warnings have been issued due to bacterial levels exceeding health standards when last tested.

BEACH AREAS NOW CLEARED:

Warnings have been lifted for the following beach areas where recent sample results identified water quality levels within State standards:

· Santa Monica Canyon Creek at Will Rogers State beach. Near Will Rogers Tower 18

· Malibu Pier in Malibu

Use the map below to obtain the current water quality status of your favorite beach location. Use your mouse wheel to zoom into a particular location. Click on the marker to identify the sampling location. This map is updated as conditions change.




The 4th of July Fireworks Show held on the 6th of July on the beach in Santa Monica.


This holiday weekend, SMPD is deploying the Mobile Command Post (MCP) near the beach to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone!

The Mobile Command Post will serve as a central hub for quick response and coordination, providing enhanced safety for beachgoers and visitors. Here are some additional benefits:

👮 Increased police presence to deter potential incidents.

🆘 Quick response to emergencies and medical situations.

📞 Direct communication with officers for any concerns or assistance.

🔍 Lost and found services to help reunite families and friends.
The Santa Monica Police Department has an official update about the huge fight on the beach where one person was stabbed.

On June 29, 2024, at 2:21 PM, Santa Monica police officers responded to a 911 call of multiple male subjects fighting north of the Pier near Tower 14. It was reported that one of the people involved in the fight was stabbed. The SMPD drone was first on-scene and confirmed an active fight. Additional responding officers arrived shortly after and intervened.

The fight started when a vendor (identified as Efigenio Tacuba) approached a group of beachgoers and sexually battered several females. Others in the group confronted Tacuba who then requested assistance from fellow vendors. Several vendors armed themselves with umbrella poles, belts, and at least one knife. Officers located a victim suffering from a non-life-threatening stab wound. An additional victim suffered a possible broken ankle during the altercation. Both victims were transported to local hospitals for treatment.

Four subjects taken into custody were charged by the LA County District Attorney with felony assault and one with multiple counts of sexual battery:



**Tacuba, Efigenio.** DOB: January 1, 1994. 243.4(a) PC (three counts); 245(a)(1) PC (two counts)



**Cruz Murcia, Jorge Luis.** DOB: March 2, 1995. 245(a)(1) PC (two counts)



**Manzanarez Hernandez, Samuel.** DOB: July 19, 1984. 245(a)(1) PC (two counts)



**Hernandez, Oscar Samuel.** DOB: July 2, 1977. 245(a)(1) PC (two counts)

Additional arrests are likely to follow. Anyone with information related to this incident or this individual, particularly cell phone video footage of the incident, is encouraged to contact Detective Holloway at Jacob.Holloway@santamonica.gov or the Watch Commander 24 hours at 310-458-8427.
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From Erika Aklufi, SMPD Lieutenant:

In 2023, the SMPD arrested more than 2500 individuals for misdemeanor and felony violations. Hundreds more were issued citations in the field for misdemeanor offenses per the LA County zero bail policy of Cite and Release (CR). The following numbers reflect those individuals taken into police custody and booked before being released with a citation (BR):

Theft: 366 arrestees. This includes 171 shoplifting arrests, 58 petty thefts, 49 grand thefts, 16 frauds, 14 grand thefts from a person, and 14 organized retail theft arrests, among other crimes.

Public Intoxication/Under the Influence of drugs: 330 arrestees

Trespassing: 105 arrestees

Indecent Exposure: 17 arrestees

These arrests combined represent 30% of all arrests made by the SMPD in 2023.

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From Erika Aklufi, SMPD Lieutenant:

In anticipation of a greater number of visitors and events, SMPD is deploying additional officers throughout the city. The SMPD wants to make sure residents and visitors alike can feel comfortable relaxing in the sand and enjoying our awesome ocean views. A combination of the Directed Action Response Team (DaRT), Homeless Liaison Program (HLP) Team, Traffic, Public Service Officers, and Patrol Officers, in addition to the Downtown Services Unit have been deployed to assist in ensuring a safe holiday weekend.

Safety Tips for the Weekend

· Keep personal belongings secure and in sight. Lock vehicles and secure homes, especially when away.

· Stay aware of your surroundings and report any suspicious activity.

List of Items Prohibited on the Beach

❌ Fireworks: Fireworks are illegal citywide (including those marked safe & sane). If you are found in possession of fireworks you will be cited or arrested.

❌ Alcohol: Alcohol consumption is not allowed on the beach.

❌ Gas-powered generators

❌ Amplified music or instruments: Keep it courteous for fellow beachgoers.

❌ Open flames.

❌ Firearms or other weapons

Important Note Regarding Pets

· Unleashed dogs: are prohibited. Leashed dogs are allowed on the boardwalk/paved pedestrian path, but not the sand or in the water.

· With summer heat, the pavement can get very hot, burning your dog's paws.

· Leaving a pet in a hot car is dangerous and illegal. Owners who violate these rules will be cited or arrested, and the car may be forced open to remove the animal.

DUI Prevention

Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs poses a significant threat to everyone on the road. SMPD motor officers will be conducting safety-focused operations throughout the weekend. We strongly encourage everyone to plan ahead by designating a sober driver or arranging alternative transportation such as rideshare services. Let's work together to prevent tragedies and make this holiday a safe one for all.

As we celebrate Independence Day, the Santa Monica Police Department remains dedicated to the safety and well-being of everyone in our community. We wish you a safe and enjoyable holiday. For emergencies, please dial 911. For non-emergencies, contact our dispatch center at 310-458-8491.


From Santa Monica Close Up:

"Santa Monica Police arrested a man on Tuesday, July 2, 2024, on suspicion of assault at Santa Monica Beach. Authorities received a call reporting an individual being assaulted near lifeguard tower 27. Upon arrival, officers detained a suspect matching the provided description. However, the victim, when brought to the scene, stated the suspect was not the assailant, leading to the suspect's release.

Continuing their search, officers located another suspect at a homeless encampment near the Venice-Santa Monica border. Following further investigation, police arrested this individual and took him into custody. The victim received treatment from Santa Monica Fire paramedics at the scene and was subsequently released. The incident is believed to have stemmed from a disagreement over a possibly stolen bike.."

Santa Monica Close Up is a photo blog by Santa Monica based Photojournalist/Press photographer Fabian Lewkowicz. Fabian is the former staff photographer for the Santa Monica Daily Observer Press, Santa Monica Mirror, Santa Monica and the Santa Monica Corsair.


July 01, 2024

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the below Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters:

BEACH AREA WARNINGS:

· Las Flores Creek at Las Flores State Beach

The entire swim area.

· Santa Monica Canyon Creek at Will Rogers State beach. Near Will Rogers Tower 18

100 yards up and down the coast from the creek.

· Topanga Canyon Beach in Malibu

100 yards up and down the coast from the lagoon.

· Mothers Beach in Marina Del Rey

The entire swim area.

· Malibu Lagoon at Surfrider Beach

100 yards up and down the coast from the public restrooms.

· Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica

100 yards up and down the coast from the pier.

· Trancas Creek at Zuma Beach

100 yards up and down the coast from the creek.

· Malibu Pier in Malibu

100 yards up and down the coast from the pier.

· Inner Cabrillo Beach in San Pedro

The entire swim area.

· Escondido Creek at Escondido State Beach

The entire swim area.

· Walnut Creek at Paradise Cove

The entire swim area.

· Solstice Creek at Dan Blocker County Beach

The entire swim area.

· Marie Canyon Storm Drain at Puerco Beach

100 yards up and down the coast from the public access steps.

· Sweetwater Canyon Storm Drain at Carbon Canyon Beach

The entire swim area.

· Castlerock Storm Drain at Topanga County Beach

The entire swim area.

· Ramirez Creek at Paradise Cove

100 yards up and down the coast from the Paradise Cove Pier

· Pico-Kenter storm drain at Santa Monica Beach. Santa Monica South Tower 20

100 yards up and down the coast from the storm drain

These warnings have been issued due to bacterial levels exceeding health standards when last tested.

BEACH AREAS NOW CLEARED:

Warnings have been lifted for the following beach areas where recent sample results identified water quality levels within State standards:

· Avalon Beach at Catalina Island, 100 feet west of the pier

· Latigo Shore Drive in Malibu

Use the map below to obtain the current water quality status of your favorite beach location. Use your mouse wheel to zoom into a particular location. Click on the marker to identify the sampling location. This map is updated as conditions change.




Another update to the Homeless Man violently atacking women on the beach:

Santa Monica Police release their offical statement and mugshot on the person arrested:

On Monday, June 24, 2024, Santa Monica Police Department officers responded to a call of a male subject assaulting multiple victims on the beach, just north of the pier. The subject, later identified as Jawann Dwayne Garnett of Los Angeles, attacked a 17-year-old girl who was on the sand near Lifeguard Tower 13, striking and strangling her. A 25-year-old female bystander intervened in the attack, suffering injuries when Garnett punched her and bit her ear. Garnett then attacked a female in her 70s who was walking near the waterline, pulling her into the ocean and holding her underwater.

Lifeguards and police officers were on-scene within minutes, interrupting Garnett’s attack and taking him into custody. The juvenile was transported to a local hospital with moderate injuries and later released. The other two victims were treated at the scene by lifeguards and fire department personnel.

On June 26th, 2024, the District Attorney filed the following charges:

Victim 1 (juvenile)

664/187(a) PC - attempt murder 273(a) PC - felony child abuse

Victim 2 (bystander)

245(a)(4) PC - ADW likely to produce GBI 220(a)(1) PC - assault with intent to commit rape

Victim 3 (elder)

664/187(a) PC - attempt murder 207(a) PC – kidnapping

Garnett, who is currently homeless, has a significant criminal history in Los Angeles County, including prior arrests for the following crimes: 220 (a)(1) PC - Assault w/Intent to Commit Rape, 236 PC - False Imprisonment, 245(a)(2) PC - Assault w/Deadly Weapon – Firearm, 273.5(a) PC - Domestic Violence (Felony), 243(e )(1) PC - Domestic Violence (Misdemeanor), 245(a)(1)PC Assault w/Deadly Weapon – Not a Firearm, 483PC Theft, 602(k) PC - Trespassing, 290.011(a)PC - Failing to Register as a Sex Offender

In December 2021, Garnett was arrested by LAPD (Topanga) for 664/287(c)(2)(a) PC - Attempt Oral Copulation through Force, and subsequently charged and convicted for 220(a)(1) PC – Assault w/the Intent to Commit Sexual Assault. Garnett was placed on probation.

Garnett is currently on formal probation for his 220(a)(1) PC conviction and has been arrested for multiple violations of his probation terms and soon after released. Garnett was released on June 6, 2024, on his own recognizance for a probation violation and is scheduled to go to court for the violation on August 5, 2024.

On June 9, 2024, Garnett was arrested by Santa Monica PD for failing to register as a sex offender. While in custody, Garnett was registered as a sex offender in the City of Santa Monica and released with a citation with a promise to appear in court. This was SMPD’s only encounter with Garnett prior to the attack on the beach.

Garnett is being held on $1 million bail.

Anyone with information related to this incident or this individual is encouraged to contact Detective Lucero at Hilda.Lucero@santamonica.gov, Detective Sergeant Goodwin at Chad.Goodwin@santamonica.gov or the Watch Commander 24 hours at 310-458-8427.

More updates will be shared as they become avilable.

Meanwhile, the similar event in Venice where women were attack, raped, and murdered, the LAPD and Venice politicians have not release the mugshot or additional information about the suspect that was arrested.


The Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) will conduct a Bike & Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operation with focused enforcement efforts on primary collision factors involving motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists.

The Police Department identifies locations where pedestrian and bike collisions are prevalent, along with the violations that led to those collisions. Traffic officers will be on duty patrolling areas where bike and pedestrian traffic and collisions occur in an effort to lower deaths and injuries. Officers will be looking for violations committed by drivers, bike riders and pedestrians alike that can lead to life changing injuries. These violations include speeding, making illegal turns, failing to yield or provide right of way to bicyclists or pedestrians, or failing to stop for signs and signals.

These extra enforcement efforts will take place the week of July 1, 2024.

“We all have places to be and not everyone gets there by car. Bicyclists and pedestrians have the same rights to the road but face even more risk without the protections vehicles have. We should all be looking out for one another.”

Pedestrians

· Be predictable. Use crosswalks, when available.

· Take notice of approaching vehicles and practice due care.

· Do not walk or run into the path of a vehicle. At 30 mph, a driver needs at least 90 feet to stop.

· Be visible. Make it easy for drivers to see you – wear light colors, reflective material and carry a flashlight, particularly at dawn, dusk or at night.

· Be extra careful crossing streets or entering crosswalks at night when it is harder to see, or when crossing busier streets with more lanes and higher speed limits.

Drivers

· Follow the speed limit and slow down at intersections. Be prepared to stop for pedestrians at marked and unmarked crosswalks.

· Avoid blocking crosswalks while waiting to make a right-hand turn.

· Never drive impaired.

Bicyclists

· Obey traffic laws, use hand signals, use lights at night (front white light and rear red reflector), and wear a helmet.

· Bicyclists must travel in the same direction of traffic and have the same requirements as any slow-moving vehicle.

· Avoid the door zone: do not ride too closely to parked cars.

· If there’s a bike lane, use it, unless making a left turn, passing, or approaching a place where a right turn is allowed.



Tony Alva, Los Angeles, CA, skateboarder, surfer, entrepreneur, musician, artist and pioneer of vertical skateboarding and one of the original members of the Dogtown and Z-Boyz.

Transworld Skateboarding Magazine ranked him eighth in its list of the "30 Most Influential skateboarders" of all time.

Tony Alva was born September 2, 1957, in Santa Monica, California, to Dutch and Mexican-American parents. He first began surfing and skateboarding around 1967 at the age of 10. Influenced by the new, aggressive Hawaiian and Australian surfing style, Alva brought a radically new and powerful free form surf style to skateboarding.

Alva's style was revolutionary and stood in stark contrast with the traditional 60's style of the era. His skill, style and charisma has set him apart for decades, to this day.


At 2:21 PM today, Santa Monica Police officers responded to a 911 call reporting multiple males fighting north of the Pier near Tower 14. It was confirmed that one individual was stabbed during the altercation. The SMPD drone was the first to arrive and confirmed an active fight. Additional officers quickly intervened.



Officers located two victims: one with a non-life-threatening stab wound and another with a possible broken ankle. Both were transported to local hospitals for treatment.



Five males were arrested: three for Assault with a Deadly Weapon, one for Battery, and one for Sexual Battery. The incident is still under investigation.

See something, say something! Your vigilance can help keep our community safe. If you witness suspicious activity, don't hesitate to report it by calling 9-1-1 or 310-458-8491 for the non-emergency dispatcher.


Archive footage of Santa Monica shot by an American filmmaker while traveling to California in the 1984.

This archive footage contains historical stock footage of View of Santa Monica Pier, Traffic signal view in street with cars, View of Pacific Sands Motel, Flamingo west Motel, Ocean ave side street, Group of people view walking through footpath, Shopping malls, Flying view of United States Flag, Holiday inn and more


June 27, 2024

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the below Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters:

BEACH AREA WARNINGS:

· Avalon Beach at Catalina Island, 100 feet west of the pier

Swim area west of Green Pleasure Pier.

· Las Flores Creek at Las Flores State Beach

The entire swim area.

· Santa Monica Canyon Creek at Will Rogers State beach. Near Will Rogers Tower 18

100 yards up and down the coast from the creek.

· Topanga Canyon Beach in Malibu

100 yards up and down the coast from the lagoon.

· Mothers Beach in Marina Del Rey

The entire swim area.

· Malibu Lagoon at Surfrider Beach

100 yards up and down the coast from the public restrooms.

· Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica

100 yards up and down the coast from the pier.

· Trancas Creek at Zuma Beach

100 yards up and down the coast from the creek.

· Malibu Pier in Malibu

100 yards up and down the coast from the pier.

· Inner Cabrillo Beach in San Pedro

The entire swim area.

· Escondido Creek at Escondido State Beach

The entire swim area.

· Dockweiler State Beach. Westchester Storm Drain

100 yards up and down the coast from the storm drain.

· Walnut Creek at Paradise Cove

The entire swim area.

· Solstice Creek at Dan Blocker County Beach

The entire swim area.

· Marie Canyon Storm Drain at Puerco Beach

100 yards up and down the coast from the public access steps.

· Sweetwater Canyon Storm Drain at Carbon Canyon Beach

The entire swim area.

· Castlerock Storm Drain at Topanga County Beach

The entire swim area.

· Latigo Shore Drive in Malibu

100 yards up and down the coast from the public access steps.

· Ramirez Creek at Paradise Cove

100 yards up and down the coast from the Paradise Cove Pier

These warnings have been issued due to bacterial levels exceeding health standards when last tested.

BEACH AREAS NOW CLEARED:

Warnings have been lifted for the following beach areas where recent sample results identified water quality levels within State standards:

· Pico-Kenter storm drain at Santa Monica Beach. Santa Monica South Tower 20

Use the map below to obtain the current water quality status of your favorite beach location. Use your mouse wheel to zoom into a particular location. Click on the marker to identify the sampling location. This map is updated as conditions change.




ATTN: Skaters! Don't miss the Ghost Jam Skate Experience at Pier 360 on June 29-30 from 10am-5pm! Enjoy open skate sessions, guided lessons, trick contests, and more.

For more info, Click Here.



Find out about more upcoming local events, Click Here for the Event Calendar.