The good, the bad and the bacteria-laden are all part of the annual Heal the Bay Beach Report Card issued Wednesday morning.
It's one of the stories we're featuring today on NBCLA.
Beach Report Card: Grading California's Beaches
Local news from across Southern California
Heal the Bay's annual beach report card takes a look at California's best and worst beaches based on bacteria levels. Click here for this year's list of Beach Bummers and the locations that made the environmental advocacy group's honor roll.
Minivan Driver Appears to Lick Knife During Road Rage Faceoff
A frightening encounter took a bizarre turn when the man appeared to lick the knife during a road rage standoff in Long Beach. Witnesses and the other driver watched in disbelief.
$50K Reward Offered in Deadly Assault at Taco Stand
A confrontation at a taco stand in Hollywood ended with the death of a 31-year-old man in March. A $50,000 reward has been issued for information about the attack that was caught on camera.
What's on the Menu at the 2019 OC Fair?
It's one of those questions that comes up around this time of year. Fair food is usually ambitious fare, and this year's offerings in Orange County set a high bar. Click here to see what's on the menu.