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One branch of the upcoming National Climate Strike on Friday, Sept. 20, is set to take place just outside Pepperdine’s Malibu campus, according to information shared online. Students and community members plan to join the strike alongside “young people and adults ... all across the US and wo…

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The 33rd Annual Malibu Triathlon is this weekend, as most everyone can guess. But what you may not know is that it has grown, again, this time from 2 to 3 races. And that means you can expect huge crowds, road closures and turn prohibitions up and down the coast Saturday and Sunday.

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The Malibu Foundation, in partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of Malibu, is gathering email addresses associated with properties damaged by the Woolsey Fire. 

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This is KBUU News - Day 308 - the Friday Headlines:= = Power outage on Point Dume ... downed line on Westward Beach.= Crew members of the Conception could face criminal charges.= Malibu cops say they’ve made significant inroads on traffic jams at Nobu.= The Son Of The Blob may mean sea lions…

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Southern California Edison (SCE) was given permission by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) last year to shut off power to certain high-risk wildfire areas in the event of high winds; Malibu is in one of those high fire risk areas. SCE’s plan, called the Public Safety Power Sh…

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Malibu Towing may be one of the only tow truck companies in the world that is actually loved by the local residents it serves. The family-owned business had been in Malibu since 1942, and was the only tow company in town when it was forced to operate out of Oxnard as of Sept. 1 last year, af…

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=    Malibu’s sewer system will not be extended to landowners who want in.=    The city council decides those landowners… should have asked for that years ago.=    A climate emergency is declared in Malibu … 100 percent green electricity may become the default choice.=    KBUU wins permissio…

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In efforts to inform Malibu residents and resources  to protect their homes, the City of Malibu, West Basin Municipal Water District, LA County Public Works and LA County Waterworks are collaborating on Malibu Smart by hosting free firescaping workshops open to the community—informing homeow…

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A-list actress Emma Stone, 30, paid $3.25 million for a renovated midcentury ranch-style house directly overlooking Las Tunas Beach, according to Variety, Architectural Digest and numerous other publications. The cliff-top 3.2-acre property on two parcels has 180-degree views of the Pacific.…

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In one of California’s largest-ever residential real estate transactions, it looks like the Malibu mega-compound owned, Ron Meyer, vice chairman of NBC Universal, is in escrow for over $100 million. Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and the Wall Street Journal all reported on the deal last wee…

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Malibu residents who did not have a direct experience of the Woolsey Fire are invited to a symposium hosted by the City of Malibu on Wednesday, Sept. 11, to hear from residents affected directly by the fire and its aftermath.

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A fire that broke out in Malibu on Friday afternoon burned about 40 acres of dry brush in Eastern Malibu—but flames were knocked down within four hours, leaving no injuries or structure damage in their wake.

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The lot located on Civic Center Way, usually empty throughout the year, sprang to life this Labor Day Weekend for the 38th annual Malibu Chili Cook-Off. The four-day event, hosted by the Boys & Girls Club of Malibu (BGCM) for the second year in a row, gave Malibu residents a fun family d…

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A 75-foot dive boat caught fire in the early morning hours of Monday, Sept. 2, with 39 crew members and passengers aboard. Five crew members were able to escape to a nearby civilian boat, Grape Escape, where they made distress calls. As of Tuesday evening, Sept. 3, no one below deck of the b…

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In one of the busiest Labor Day Weekends in recent memory, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Malibu Search and Rescue (MSAR) Team and the LA County Lifeguards who work to help keep the community and visitors safe all reported a stressful and active weekend filled with lifesaving r…

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Expect traffic in western Malibu as the annual Nautica Malibu Triathlon is set to take place Friday, Sept. 13 through Sunday, Sept. 15. The triathlon offers three races—two on Saturday, a new “long course” and an Olympic length and one on Sunday, “the ‘classic’ sprint.” This is the first yea…

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= The worst maritime disaster in recent California history … 50 miles west of Malibu … but no local involved that we know of.= One person killed … seven others needed rescue from heat and dehydration in the mountains yesterday.= With Santa Anas on the horizon … the city gets ready for multi-…

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Update: 8:21 p.m. The Malibu Search and Rescue Team reported a coordinated effort between the team, LA County Fire Department, LASD Aero Bureau and McCormick Ambulance Service worked to rescue "eight hikers in four different locations in simultaneous calls for help" in a Zuma Canyon area ear…

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Update: 12:16 p.m. Tuesday | The US Coast Guard has suspended its search for survivors following a deadly fire that occurred on the diving vessel Conception, which was anchored off the shore of Santa Cruz Island, early Monday morning. Multiple news agencies reported the USCG was suspending i…

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Devin Dimattia, proud owner of this year’s Malibu Times Best Dog of Summer, Luna, smiles as she shows off Luna’s hard-earned prizes, which Dimattia picked up at the Malibu Times office earlier this week. Her winnings include: a $50 gift card for Pacific Coast Pets, a free car wash (up to $25…

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Malibu mountain biker Marshall Mullen appeared at Casa Escobar on Saturday, Aug. 24, for a showing of his short film, “Woolsey Through the Eyes of Marshall Mullen,” featuring breathtaking views of the bare Malibu Hills following the fire last November. Also appearing on Saturday was another …

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It’s been a long time coming. Ever since Malibu’s last skate park closed in 2011, the city has been promising to replace it, even though the original skate park was on private land and not owned by the city. At last week’s special meeting of city council, council members voted to open a temp…

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A coordinated exercise involving local agencies, spearheaded by the City of Malibu and Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, occurred last week in an effort to “enhance planning, coordination, communication and response among all of the agencies involved in evacuations during a disaster i…

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Safety on Pacific Coast Highway was cited as the No. 1 concern when it came to the ban of “shared on-demand personal mobility devices,” otherwise known as shared electric scooters or “e-scooters.” 

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A major reason homes catch fire during wildfires is due to flying embers. To help residents defend their homes against embers, the city now offers a no-cost “Home Ignition Zone Assessment Program,” identifying specific areas where wildfire embers can find receptive fuels in and around the home.

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Big changes are in store for Malibu voters beginning with California’s presidential primary election on March 3, 2020.  It will be the first time the state holds its presidential primary election in March instead of June, after a law passed in 2016. In addition, it will be the first election…

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Southern California Edison (SCE), which took up residency this summer in a lay-down lot at the foot of Stuart Ranch Road in the Malibu Civic Center, abruptly packed up and left on Monday. The departure came just days after the Malibu Planning Commission approved a controversial permit extens…

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What may have been a routine resolution approval by city council Monday became a heated confrontation after Council Member Rick Mullen took city staffers to task over what he perceived as bullying from the MRCA (Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority), aided by the actions of city s…

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=  The city is doing dirty work for the MRCA … a city councilman charges.=  Rental scooters get formally banned from Malibu.=  The city says it’s not fair to take advantage of the fire to get an ocean view.=  Malibu’s very own presidential candidate may get cut out of the next debate … leavi…

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