This is KBUU News - Day 232 - the Friday headlines:

  • =    Another motorcycle crash … another helicopter out … near Zuma Beach.
  • =    Realtors are giving away pizza to get a big crowd at the Planning Commission. 
  • =    The city plans to tighten film shooting permit rules … after the Yves Saint Laurent debacle.
  • =    And two third of a billion dollars being spent on new power poles …and tree cutting … by Edison.
  • =    And there is not even a hint of any guarantee that any significant fire danger reduction will occur. 

This is Malibu’s Only Local Daily News … the (((  Friday ))) news … from Radio Malibu  …. F-M 99 point 1 K B U U. Good morning … I’m Hans Laetz reporting.


No official word on the exact nature of the traffic crash on Pacific Coast Highway last night.

The crash was around 8:45 on P C H at Westward Beach Road … near Zuma Beach.

Westbound lanes were closed for about an hour.

A motorcyclist was involved. 

A victim was helicoptered out from Zuma Beach to a hospital. 


The great Malibu Mansion debate is on.  Local realtors and construction advocates on one side.  

Slow growth and anti-mansionization forces on the other.  Details:


The great Paradise Cove fashion show debacle is still reverberating at Malibu City Hall.  And after years of talking … the city of Malibu is moving to take control of the Malibu Lagoon.  Details:


Southern California Edison is spending as much as $680 million this year for fire mitigation projects … and will earn a 10 percent profit on those expenses. 

And a study for Calmatters … a statewide journalism venture … says there is no measurement system in place to measure if that money is being spent wisely.  Details:


You are listening to the latest news from Radio Malibu … F-M 99 point 1 K B U U.  ((( time  ))))


A reminder … special traffic enforcement today in Santa Monica … extra cops on the street looking for villators. 

And tomorrow night  … the art walk in the Civic Center …. 

Five galleries will be participating … in the three shopping centers along Cross Creek at P C H.

Canvas Malibu …. Surfing Cowboys … Tracy Park Studio …Red Ladder Gallery and the Broan Bowen Smith Gallery.

That’s the Malibu art walk … tomorrow evening from 6 to 9 … this weekend.


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Weather for the Malibu …

((((    Patchy beach clouds and mountain fog … burning off this afternoon   )))) … highs  ((((   68    )))) beaches … ((((   82    )))) mountains and canyons. 

Downcoast winds …  (((   15  )))) miles per hour this afternoon.

Sunset tonight is at   ((((   8:08    )))).

After that … (((  cloudy and mountain fog again   )))) tonight … low ((((   60    )))) beaches …  ((((     55  )))) mountains and canyons.

Tomorrow should be   ((((    much the same    )))).

Right now … at Trancas it’s ((((    64   )))) degrees.

Leo Carrillo Beach …   ((((    64   )))).

Upper Malibu Canyon …  ((((    60    )))) .

And at Civic Center Los Angeles … ((((  68     )))).

In the ocean … it’s ((((    65   )))) degrees in the water at Surfrider Beach.

60 at Zuma. 

Mo says the waves today are   ((((   1 to 2  )))) feet high …. 

South wind … morning bump 

Those are ((((  fairly obvious )))) surfing conditions …. according to the lifeguards.

(((((  High  tide is at  7:38 AM  3.2ft …

Low tide at 12:25 PM

And a 5.4 foot major high tide … tonight at 7:12 PM    ))))


The KBUU Newswire is posted midmornings … at and at the websites.

Remember…  breaking news always  goes first to the radio …  on F-M 99 point 1 over all of Malibu….

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