This is KBUU News - Day 318 - the Monday Headlines:

  • =   High tomorrow … 103º … in the Malibu mountains.  
  • =   The first Santa Anas of the year blow in … but no red flags or power cuts.  
  • =   A firestorm of opposition from Malibu to the county’s plan to add campgrounds.
  • =   Malibu’s school count drops 10 percent.
  • =   And State Parks says after 6 years …. the Malibu Lagoon project was a rousing success.


Malibu’s Only Local Daily News … from Radio Malibu  …. F-M 99 point 1 K B U U. 

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Good morning … I’m Hans Laetz reporting.


Fall started this morning at midnight. 

And the first real Santa Anas of the fall arrive tonight.

Fire danger … moderate.

The winds are expected to begin Monday night and continue through Tuesday into Wednesday morning, according to a NWS meteorologist.

Although the risk for fires will be elevated, winds will not be high enough to trigger a red flag warning … and we are not getting any power blackout warnings. 

But winds over the mountains will be about 20 miles an hour tonight … 30 miles an hour tomorrow.

And it will be hot tomorrow … highs 83 on the beach … 103 in the mountains. 


Should camping be allowed in the mountains above Malibu?  The county is using some tortured language to get around a judge’s decision … says one Malibu lawyer. And the fight over that goes to the L A County Board of Supervisors tomorrow.  Details:


The operation was a success but the patient is dead.  That may well be the response from some people in Malibu … after the Malibu Lagoon restoration project today issued its final report on just how well the project worked.  The problem is that the lagoon may be thriving … but the adjacent Surfrider Beach and the Adamson House most certainly are not.  Details:


Malibu’s school population has dropped 10 percent … 

The Santa Monica Malibu Unified says the longstanding downward trend was exacerbated by the Woolsey Fire …

Hardest hit … Malibu High School.



The Santa Monica Malibu School Board approves a contract to will use the KBUU transmitter site and its solar power plant … to relay data and telephone service into Malibu High when the power goes out.  Details:


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Weather for the Malibu ….

((((   Santa Anas will blow in tonight …   )))) … highs  ((((   74  )))) beaches … ((((   88   )))) mountains and canyons. 

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

Sunset tonight is at   ((((    6:30   )))).

After that … (((  moderate Santa Anas developing tonight … 20 miles per hour  )))) tonight … low ((((  63  )))) beaches …  ((((  60  )))) mountains and canyons.

Tomorrow should be   ((((    hot dry and windy … with an elevated fire danger.

Winds up tp 30 miles an hour … not strong enough for possible intentional blackouts.    )))).

Right now … at Trancas it’s ((((    65   )))) degrees.

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

Upper Malibu Canyon …  ((((    66   )))) .

And at Civic Center Los Angeles … ((((   67    )))).

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

The lifeguards say the waves today are   ((((    )))) feet high …. 


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

(((((   tide is at     ))))


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