- = A Malibu group proposes putting a nighttime safe parking lot for homeless … at Dan Blocker Beach.
- = Three city commissions say building a fire station on potential park land is a dumb idea.
- = A CPUC lawyer makes a clerical error and sends a power company lawsuit to the U S Supreme Court.
- = Some guy hits 71 miles an hour on Dume Drive.
- = And the Red Cross blood drive is day after tomorrow at City Hall.
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.
A group is proposing that homeless individuals who live in their vehicles and have no safe place to park … be given an oceanfront spot in Malibu. Details: https://www.radiomalibu.net/beach-parking-lot-for-homeless/
65 miles an hour on Birdview Avenue??? 71 miles per hour on Dume Drive?? Yup. Details: https://www.radiomalibu.net/71-mph-on-dume-drive/
Three city commissions have each voted unanimously against the idea of the City of Malibu selling a giant chunk of the Chili Cookoff Site to L-A County for use as a fire station. And now the Planning Commission hates it too. Details:https://www.radiomalibu.net/fire-station-on-cookoff-trashed/
A mistake by the lawyer working for the California Public Utilities Commission may affect utility customers here in Malibu. Details: https://www.radiomalibu.net/cpuc-mistake-sends-case-to-scotus/
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Both ends of of the Santa Monica Airport runway will be chopped off and replaced with grass this summer.
And that means the airport will at times this summer be closed to aircraft.
And that in turn means far fewer airplanes will be flying along the Malibu coast this summer … as the Santa Monica airport is a major host to general aviation traffic that flies over the Malibu.
The Santa Monica Daily Press reports that pavement will be chopped up and carted off from ends sides of the runway starting June 16th . and lasting all summer.
The runway was shortened from 5 thousand feet to 35 hundred 35 hundred feet a year ago … using paint.
This is part of the City of Santa Monica’s plans to close the airport by 2028.
Members of the Santa Monica Airport association continue to campaign against the airport closing.
The Santa Monica daily press reports the pilots call the $3.5 million runway shortening project a waste of City funds.
Malibu may get its 6 million dollars from FEMA after all …
The U S House of Representatives yesterday passed a disaster relief bill that includes billions in aid for California wildfire victims.
It was a 354-58 vote.
Three times … tea party Republicans had blocked the bill because it includes money for Puerto Rico,
President Donald Trump has said he’ll support the $19 billion package.
Yesterday he tweeted that the “House just passed the 19.1 Billion Dollar Disaster Aid Bill. “
“Great, now we will get it done in the Senate!”
The bill has already passed the Senate and it is now on his desk … it needs only his signature.
That tweet was later deleted.
Malibu City Hall is having its annual blood drive on Thursday.
The Red Cross and the city have $5 Amazon e-gift cards … which will be emailed out to all donors about 30 day after our drive.
It really does not hurt … and they have free cookies.
The blood drive is Thursday … you can make a reservation by calling the city at 310 456-2489.
Malibu Homeless Connect Day is this Thursday.
Twice a year … volunteers offer valuable services to people in the community experiencing homelessness.
It’s more than a feeding.
It’s a one-stop, drop-in source of services and resources to homeless people.
And … for people nearly homeless.
And this includes Woolsey Fire victims.
It’s the day after tomorrow … 10 A-M to 1 P-M … at the former County Courthouse Building on Civic Center Way.
Volunteers are still needed.
To sign up as a volunteer, please contact Reuben Vicente at RVicente@stjosephctr.org or (323) 961-0499.
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Weather for the Malibu ….
(((( Coastal crud this morning … sun maybe this afternoon )))) … highs (((( 65 )))) beaches … (((( 81 )))) mountains and canyons.
Downcoast winds … ((( up to 10 )))) miles per hour this afternoon.
Sunset tonight is at (((( 8:02 )))).
After that … late night and early morning coastal clouds and mountain fog tonight … low (((( 59 )))) beaches … (((( )))) mountains and canyons.
Tomorrow should be (((( much the same )))).
At 8:55 a-m … at Trancas it’s (((( 61 )))) degrees.
Leo Carrillo Beach … (((( 59 )))).
Upper Malibu Canyon … (((( 55 )))) .
And at Civic Center Los Angeles … (((( 62 )))).
In the ocean … it’s (((( 62 )))) degrees in the water at Zuma Beach.
Mo says the waves today are (((( occasionally 3 to 5 )))) feet high ….
Those are (((( fair )))) surfing conditions …. according to the lifeguards.
((((( High tide is at 11:36 … 3.7 feet
Low tide is at 4:08 ))))
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