This is KBUU News for Tuesday:

= A Malibu doctor wants a tent to test for COVID-19.

= But today … there are no tests available for COVID 19 in Malibu.

= Rebuild Malibu on hold. Construction inspections and plan checks trickling to a stop.

= Ill-tempered people using shopping carts to bang others at Ralph’s yesterday.

= And one man makes a plea to the city council - please do not close the beaches.

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Malibu’s Only Local Daily News … from Radio Malibu …. F-M 99 point 1 K B U U. Good morning … I’m Hans Laetz reporting.

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The New York Times this morning reports that the White House has been given a dire scientific report warning that 2.2 million people in the United States could die from Coronavirus. That estimate tracks with the Chinese death toll estimate … which a UCLA assistant professor extrapolated last week for Malibu. That estimate … between 139 and 244 deaths could be reasonably expected in Malibu alone.
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A Malibu doctor says the city needs to help him … he needs a tent to start conducting tests for COVID 19. Details: https://www.radiomalibu.net/malibu-urgent-care-doctor-says…/
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Yesterday the Malibu city council ratified the proclamation of an existence of a local
emergency. And then … virtually shut down city hall’s building department. City building inspections and plan checks will trickle to a stop, as soon as possible.
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A Pepperdine University student has tested positive for COVID-19.
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Everything is being shut down in Malibu.
All stores … except grocery stores and drugstores.
All businesses … except gas stations … ordered closed.
baks are open.
Schools will be closed until at least April 20th.
The sheriff’s station lobby in Calabasas has been reopened.
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The Malibu/Lost Hills lobby will remain open for service after all.
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Quiet pleas for help are being heard on social media and elsewhere … from elderly people or those in Malibu who cannot go out to supermarkets.
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The Santa Monica Malibu Board of Education approved an emergency resolution yesterday afternoon, approving the closure of all schools, Child Development Services and Adult School for five weeks,.
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Gov. Gavin Newsom said on Monday that all California restaurants should close their doors to dine-in customers and that gyms, health clubs and movie theaters should also shutter their operations.
In L A County … and Malibu …, that order is mandatory.
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The L A County animal shelter over the hill is closed - except....
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Yesterday … the city manager recommend the closing of public beaches and trails.
One man says closing the beaches would be one bad idea.
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And finally …. the city may be shut down … but there is no harm in building the skatepark.

 

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