Around 10:45 PM last night, helicopters gath-
ered over the north side, as they do when any-
thing unusual or bad happens.
Last night, a driver at Georgina and Fourth,
a normally serene Santa Monica intersection,
lost control of his car and crashed into a
About the same time, a water main broke on Sal-
tair in Brentwood, and the water rushed down the
street and flooded San Vicente.
And once again, Santa Monica was the site of