Electric scooter company 'Bird' defies Santa Cruz officials

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (KGO) -- An electric scooter company that opened up in Santa Cruz is not complying with a cease and desist letter.

We've seen "Bird" scooters in other cities. And they apparently brought their scooters to Santa Cruz without talking to officials to get permission or permits.

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City officials said their cease and desist letter told Bird to remove all scooters from public areas by Thursday.

But as of yesterday afternoon, city officials said that hadn't happened.

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They also said Bird's claim to other media that they had a meeting scheduled with the city is untrue.
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