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SMPD Citing E-Scooter and Pedestrian Violations Friday

May 8, 2019

May 8, 2019

By Staff Writer The Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) will take part in a bicycle, pedestrian and e-scooter safety enforcement...

Column: Santa Monica in Wake of First E-Scooter Fatality

May 7, 2019

May 7, 2019

By Joe Fasbinder  So this is how the first recorded death of someone on an electric scooter in Santa Monica...

Study Sheds Light on Severity of E-Scooter Accidents

February 1, 2019

February 1, 2019

UCLA study shows many e-scooter crashes require trip to ER.  By Sam Catanzaro A new UCLA study sheds light on...

Santa Monica Based Bird Scooters Expands to Three New Markets, Announces Pledge

March 29, 2018

March 29, 2018

Bird, the Santa Monica-based electric scooter ride-sharing company, announced it has opened operations in San Francisco, San Jose and Washington,...

Bird Rides, Inc. Agrees to Plead “No Contest” in Violating City Law and Will Pay Over $300,000 in Fines and Restitution

February 15, 2018

February 15, 2018

On February 14, 2018, Santa Monica City Attorney’s Office prosecutors entered a plea agreement with Bird Rides, Inc. and Travis VanderZanden...

Westside Beat: 5 Things You Need to Know About Bird Scooters

January 19, 2018

January 19, 2018

They’re fun, they’re quick, and the Santa Monica Police Department​ is watching them very closely, Bird electronic scooters. Currently. these...

City Attorney Files Criminal Complaint Against Illegal Business Operations by Bird Rides, Inc.

December 12, 2017

December 12, 2017

The Santa Monica City Attorney’s Office has filed a criminal complaint against Bird Rides, Inc. (“Bird”), a corporation that offers...

Lady Bird Soars

December 1, 2017

December 1, 2017

By Nick Boyd   “Lady Bird” is a winning comedy-of-age movie that takes place in Sacramento during a girl’s senior...