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Malibu residents might have seen rising smoke near Las Flores Canyon on the morning of Jan. 16, but the flames were not an act of nature. According to LA County Fire Department officials, firefighters administered controlled flames on the fire department’s Camp 8 property in order to dispose…

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It was approved 12 years ago but never built ... a supersized office/retail/dining project with underground parking and a 33 percent footage density bonus from the city. La Paz gets a makeover.  KBUU News: https://www.radiomalibu.net/12-year-old-shopping-center-gets-big-remodel-before-being-built/

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Susan Stiffelman, longtime Malibu resident, family therapist and author, lost her home of 26 years in the Woolsey Fire. Only 14 months later, she became the first of more than 460 homeowners in Malibu to get her home rebuilt and obtain a certificate of occupancy. She and local general contra…

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= Did you feel it? Most of Malibu slept thru that quake last night.= The gigantic La Paz shopping center gets a green light from the planning commission … not that it could stop it.= Plans include getting cars out of the middle of the shopping center.= The burned out bridge on Mulholland is …

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It seems as though last week’s three-hour Public Safety Commission meeting wasn’t long enough to decide on what streets to implement speed humps in Point Dume. The commission hesitated, but after going over the correct streets, Commission Chair Chris Frost moved and Commissioner Keegan Gibbs…

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Malibu Lagoon plays host to a colorful array of migrant birds every winter, whether making their winter homes or simply resting on a longer journey south.

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=   Light traffic and light rain. Happy MLK Holiday.=   Ventura County evaluates the Woolsey Fire response … and points the finger at the state. =   Not enough fire trucks sent in to help. =   Plans to open 7 new beach accessways up for public comment tomorrow.=   And Paparazzi alert! Prince…

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Malibu City Hall will be closed all day on Monday, Jan. 20, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. 

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California Strong—a nonprofit organization that raises money and awareness to support Californians affected by disasters and tragedies—held its second annual celebrity softball game on Jan. 12. The event took place on Pepperdine University’s baseball field.

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A wave of mass shootings has hit churches, synagogues and mosques in recent years in the U.S. and across the world, prompting many places of worship to beef up security. Even some Malibu religious houses, fearing vulnerability to an attack, have taken measures to make their employees, studen…

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Malibu skateboarders are one step closer to getting a temporary skate park while a more permanent option is worked out. City Council voted, 5-0, on Monday, to authorize a professional services agreement with American Ramp Company for the design of the temporary park.

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= Rain will arrive this evening in Malibu.= Kids are invited to help design the Malibu skatepark … next week.= The State Legislature has had it with power blackouts.= Southern California Edison is alleged to be hiding wind data from the public.= And if you think it’s hard to get rid of ramsh…

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Malibu voters should look out for one major local item on their November 2020 ballots. On Monday, Jan. 13, city council members voted, 5-0, to declare the city’s intent to include a binding, district-based voting option in the upcoming elections.

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The City of Malibu is one step closer to implementing nighttime parking restrictions on two segments of Pacific Coast Highway (PCH)—one near Las Tunas Beach and one near the Malibu Pier. On Monday, Jan. 13, the City Council voted, 4-0, to approve the resolution. The council also voted to bri…

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Irene Dazzan-Palmer, a Coldwell Banker Global Luxury Property Specialist affiliated with the Malibu Colony office of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, has been ranked No. 1 affiliate agent in Malibu for Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage. Dazzan-Palmer, with 30 years’ experience in r…

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=  Malibu moves to voting by district … but the voters will have to approve.=  The attorney demanding the change all but sneers at his neighbors … who oppose his vision for our city =   Palm trees will be banned in Malibu … part of a plan to reduce fire dangers.=   A pedestrian critically in…

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Olympic snowboarder Shaun White, 33, who owned two adjacent homes on a Point Dume oceanfront blufftop, recently sold one to his neighbor, Jeff Yabuki. Yabuki, the longtime CEO of Fiserv who lives three doors down, paid $11.8 million for the Birdview Avenue home in an off-market deal. White h…

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Federal authorities announced plans to house detained migrant children—captured at the U.S./Mexico border—at a detention facility in Los Angeles County, drawing ire from LA County Third District Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, in whose district the facility would be located.

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Southern California Edison (SCE) will perform maintenance on the electrical system in several areas of Malibu this week from Monday, Jan. 13, to Sunday, Jan. 19. SCE must temporarily interrupt electric service and turn off power in order to perform this work safely. Area affected: 25200 and …

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As the 2020 U.S. Census looms, the federal agency in charge of conducting the nationwide count is recruiting hundreds of thousands of temporary workers—with many more needed in LA County, including the Malibu area, according to press information sent to The Malibu Times on Tuesday, Jan. 7. 

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Pacific Coast Highway will be down to one lane heading southbound this week as Caltrans contractors will be working on repairing the erosion-damaged slope and failed storm drain pipes on the shoulder above Broad Beach Road. The lane closure will be in place on PCH from Encinal Canyon Road to…

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= The Gas Company is fighting for its market share … and gives Malibu a 50 grand grant.= Lawmakers propose requiring the telecoms to keep your phone alive during blackouts.= Smoke from a distant fire may be just as bad to breathe … as a local fire= Ventura County is going to start cutting de…

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The City of Malibu recently announced its ability to coordinate first responders during emergencies had improved, after the Federal Communications Commission issued a permit for the city to place a repeater antenna atop Castro Peak in the Santa Monica Mountains, allowing public safety staff …

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= The City proposes to crack down on overnight parking on PCH.= But the Coastal Commission is demanding more fine print that can fit on a street sign.= NASA is accused of failing to clean up the site of a nuclear meltdown near Malibu 60 years ago.= Plans for a skateboard park at Bluffs Park …

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Parents of kindergarten-aged children in Malibu are welcome to attend this year’s kindergarten roundup, hosted by the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District and scheduled for Thursday morning, Jan. 30.

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Two “lucky” Malibu families are about to be the first in the city to complete rebuilding their Malibu homes destroyed by the Woolsey Fire—unlucky, of course, in that their homes were wiped out by the devastating blaze. Their lives also, of course, have been upended with relocation and the ar…

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After lengthy discussions regarding the proposed use of the Malibu Playhouse as a recording studio, commissioners voted, 5-0, to approve a resolution to memorialize the community theater—granting it a permit to operate for the time being—with specific conditions. The property owner, Coldplay…

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On Dec. 22, the Session of Malibu Pacific Church announced the resignation of Pastor Greg Hughes as head of staff. Joining the church, which was then called Malibu Presbyterian, in December 2000, Hughes has served as a senior pastor for 19 years. His final day will be Sunday, Feb. 9.

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The Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area (SMMNRA) announced in a Tuesday, Dec. 17, Facebook post that two young male mountain lions—P-78 and P-79—have been added to its study of big cats in the region.

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= The first house to be rebuilt after the fire ... nears completion.= Malibu’s city council will decide whether to change the way you vote … today.= Lily’s Restaurant will get to expand … but not as much as they asked.= Air B and B cracks down on 28 chronic party houses in L-A.= And gasoline…

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Malibu residents can expect changes to the way they vote in 2020. The new changes come as a result of the 2016 California Voter’s Choice Act (CVCA), a law allowing specific counties to adopt a new election model designed by the state. Currently, 15 counties across the state are participating.

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A January 2020 Malibu Public Safety Commission Agenda Report from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department indicated crime in Malibu had increased by 12.7 percent over the first 11 months of 2019 compared to 2018.

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New year, new you? That’s a trend that’s been happening for decades: Americans overindulging during the holiday season and vowing to get back into shape once the calendar turns to January and party season winds down. Every year, resolutions are made and then broken and every year there are n…

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