City officials hope the prize from Bloomberg Philanthropies will help them improve public policy.
The Santa Monica Pier is an essential Los Angeles touchstone.
Man holds son, mother-in-law hostage after a quarrel with his estranged wife, police said.
A U.S. District judge ruled in favor of the City of Santa Monica, banning unattended displays like the Nativity scene.
Some dog owners are turning to Eastern medicine to treat their pets' common ailments like arthritis and anxiety.
A low-level radioactive substance has been found in Santa Monica.
The vehicle-in-question is a 2009-2011 charcoal gray Toyota Camry.
Dog owners in Santa Monica face heavy opposition in their fight for off-leash beach zones.
Police say they have a lead on who spray painted swastikas.
The California governor signed a bill that prevents local governments from banning the circumsicion of minors.