James McGowan

This one hurts. Vitamin Barn was new when my wife-to-be and I first moved to Malibu in the summer of '93. It's always just "been there."

Malibu no longer resembles the sleepy little town it once was and the closure of so many small, independent businesses has a lot to do with that. …

Game seven, bottom of the ninth, two outs, full count. Here's the wind up.... pzzzt! Darkness. Whoever flipped the switch was clearly an Astros fan. You still lost, sucka!

zumajim commented on Letter: American Stupidity

Nice rant, Austin. Now take a deep breath and offer a response to Arnold's primary question: Why are children being separated from their parents and locked up like prisoners? Or is that point so trivial that you find it beneath your (considerable) contempt?

zumajim commented on Thoughts & Prayers

Our congressmen's only thoughts should be on how to dissolve the suicide pact that our second amendment has become and their only prayers should be for their own souls if they should fail.

Can I just say how great this is? A national champion from little old Malibu! Major congratulations to you, Claudia. Thanks for all of your hard work and dedication. As a former cross country runner, I appreciate the long, lonely hours of training you've put in, but that's what champions do!…

zumajim commented on Malibu's Tom Petty Dead at 66

I went to the first Hollywood Bowl show on Thursday night, September 21st. I'd already seen Tom with Mudcrutch (his first band reunited for a benefit concert) earlier in the year. I assumed this would be just another of a much longer string of "TP&HB." shows that I would catch …

"the Malibu Boys and Girls Club revealed [...] There are 35 families at Malibu High School …. whose parents have no legal immigration status."

So the Malibu Boys and Girls club is qualified to rat out immigrant families, illegal or otherwise? The KBU newswire is evidently an …

Bravo, Michael Kory! How I wish I'd known that this was happening. Maybe you could make the projection an annual event? I've been researching the Pink Lady story for years and always wanted to meet the brave, crazy woman who painted her, but alas. Every time I drive Malibu canyon, I make su…

Thank you, Judy Abel, for your revealing look into what is clearly a hidden agenda by this purported "think tank." What's not called out in the article is the end game of such a distorted and inaccurate study. If, as the article suggests, NPRI/Transparent California is indeed funde…