This is KBUU News - Day 278 - the Tuesday Headlines:
- = Southern California Edison creates an environmental mess in downtown Malibu.
- = The utility put cement in the dirt upstream of the Legacy park wetlands.
- = Despite the unfolding mess … Edison wins permission to keep its trucks there thru the end of the year.
- = The sheriff’s campaign assistant is told by a judge: turn in your badge and gun.
- = And California’s wildfire season this year …. quiet. Fires down 95 percent.
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First day of school in Los Angeles.
That will mean heavy traffic on PCH.
Malibu schools start Thursday.
An environmental mess … next to a wetland and just upstream of the city’s Legacy Park water treatment wetlands. Southern California Edison has illegally mixed cement powder into the dirt on its rented vacant lot. And … now a massive environmental cleanup may be necessary … possibly involving thousand of trucks to haul the cement-laden dirt out of Malibu. Details: https://www.radiomalibu.net/sce-lays-cement-on-a-meadow/
In Los Angeles … Sheriff Alex Villanueva has been ordered to get rid of a sheriff’s deputy … a key campaign aid who had been reinstated to the force by the newly-elected sheriff.
A superior court judge yesterday ordered Villanueva had no authority to rehire the deputy after he had been fired for beating up his girlfriend … breaking into her housing and then lying about it. Details: https://www.radiomalibu.net/deputy-to-turn-in-badge-and-gun/
And this story was based on original reporting in today’s Los Angeles Times.: https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-08-19/la-me-sheriff-villanueva-supervisors-court
The superintendent of the Santa Monica Malibu School District is firing back against the Malibu lawyer who has won a legal action over fees charged to parents for school activities. And Dr. Ben Darti says the local school district has a strict policy against charging any fee, deposit or other charge. Details: https://www.radiomalibu.net/smmusd-fires-back-to-malibu-lawyer/
A wet winter … a mild summer … and no monsoon lightning storms in the eastern California mountains.
Those three things are combining for a very very mild wildfire season so far this year.
You are listening to the latest news from Radio Malibu … F-M 99 point 1 K B U U. ((( time ))))
We told you yesterday about a traffic jam … when all eastbound lanes of the 101 Freeway we're closed at De Soto Avenue in Woodland Hills.
Turns out the CHP had received reports of a shooting at 6:30 a.m. near the De Soto Avenue offramp.
An unknown person fired multiple shots at a driver before fleeing the area.
No one was hurt.
The freeway was closed for about 30 minutes while investigators scoured the area.
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Weather for the Malibu ….
(((( Not as much coastal haze today )))) … highs (((( 73 )))) beaches … (((( 92 )))) mountains and canyons.
Downcoast winds … ((( 15 )))) miles per hour this afternoon.
Sunset tonight is at (((( 7:39 )))).
After that … ((( )))) tonight … low (((( )))) beaches … (((( )))) mountains and canyons.
Tomorrow should be (((( much the same )))).
Right now … at Trancas it’s (((( )))) degrees.
Leo Carrillo Beach … (((( )))).
Upper Malibu Canyon … (((( )))) .
And at Civic Center Los Angeles … (((( )))).
In the ocean … it’s (((( 66 )))) degrees in the water at Zuma Beach.
Mo say the waves today are occasionally 1 to 2 feet,
Those are (((( fair )))) surfing conditions …. according to the lifeguards.
High tide is at (((( High tide is at 1:07 )))) ….
((((( Low tide is at 7:10. ))))
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