This is KBUU News - Day 203 - the Friday Headlines:

  • =   Point Dume Elementary is no more.
  • =   The state of California tells Malibu … you’re on your own … don;’t count on reliable electric power of cellphones to work when it gets windy.
  • =   Traffic lights malfunction at Heathercliff.
  • =   A dive team recovers a body off Paradise Cove. 
  • =   And the Expo Line doesn’t go to downtown L A this summer. 

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.


The school formerly known as Point Dume Elementary is now renamed.

By a 6 to nothing vote last night … it’s now Malibu Elementary School.  Details:


Buy a generator and a portable radio … you’re on your own.  Reliable power and communications can no longer be assured to every Californian.  That’s the message from the president of the California Public Utilities Commission … to people who live in high fire risk areas like Malibu.  Details: 


Caltrans electricians have been called in to repair the malfunctioning signal timer on P C H at Point Dume.  There have been long lines for three days on PCH at Heathercliff.  Details:


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


Divers have recovered the body of  Jennifer Michelle Lorber … the Colorado woman who is believed to have walked into the ocean last Saturday night.

The woman had been suffering from depression … her family was worried about her. 

Los Angeles County Sheriff's divers found the remains about 225 yards from the shoreline yesterday at about 9 a.m. yesterday.

A family member confirmed for the coroner's office that the body found was the missing 30-year-old woman.


Metro is ending train service on the Expo Line at its downtown end.

The train between Santa Monica and downtown … starting tomorrow … will stop and reverse directions just north of U S C.

A bus bridge will be in operation … the two Expo stations downtown and at the Stapes Center will be out of service for about three months. 

Tracks between Metro Center and 23rd Street are being replaced … 25 years after being put into service.

The train is popular for westsiders and some Malibu residents to get downtown. 


State officials at the fire Debris Removal Operations Center (DROC) in Calabasas have submitted final inspection reports for more than 500 of the 934 properties affected by the Woolsey and Hill fires.

That clears the way for rebuilding to begin for 458 property owners in Los Angeles County and 63 in Ventura County.

55.8 percent of the 934 properties eligible for the state program have now been cleared.

Nearly all of the burned properties in Malibu have been cleared of burned metal, concrete, ash and contaminated soil.


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Weather for the Malibu ….

((((   Coastal crud burning off this morning ….  )))) … highs  ((((  65   )))) beaches … ((((  75    )))) mountains and canyons. 

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

Sunset tonight is at   ((((    1 minute to 8   )))).

After that … (((    late night and early morning coastal clouds and mountain fog   )))) tonight … low (((( 56    )))) beaches …  ((((  52 )))) mountains and canyons.

Tomorrow should be   ((((    more June gloom     )))).

Right now … at Trancas it’s ((((    59    )))) degrees.

Leo Carrillo Beach …   ((((    57   )))).

Upper Malibu Canyon …  ((((    57   )))) .

And at Civic Center Los Angeles … ((((   59   )))).

In the ocean … it’s ((((    60    )))) degrees in the water at Zuma Beach.

The lifeguards say the waves today are   ((((  3 to 6  )))) feet high …. 

Surf is up … says Mo….

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

(((((  High tide is at   8:32

Low at 1:50  ))))


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