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By SAM HALL KAPLAN / KBUU Correspondent Discontent with the way the fire disaster was handled by the city and county boiled over yesterday … when the Malibu Times hosted an open house. No city officials were invited. It was standing room only for an overflow crowd of residents at the Malibu Jewish Center late yesterday […]

L-A County has announced it will conduct its annual free Household Hazardous Waste & E-Waste Recycling Roundup for Malibu area residents next Saturday.  But please! No fire debris! This is the annual event to get rid of household hazardous waste. Things like antifreeze, unused pharmaceuticals, car batteries, used motor oil, paint, pesticides, home-generated sharps waste, […]

Assessment teams from the state are fanning across Malibu starting today … looking at destroyed houses and other damage from the fire. It’s going to take two weeks to assess the 475 destroyed houses. … to make sure that the wreckage does not contain unexploded ammunition … paint … or other hazardous materials. Only when […]

Asterisk: that Tuesday estimate is a wild, unofficial guess. About 25-hundred homes remain blacked out this morning. Work is nearly finished rebuilding the key electricity transmission line between the California power grid … and western Malibu. Line crews tell KBUU News they expect the Gallahad circuit … serving western Malibu … to be lit up […]

This is the latest news from Radio Malibu … FM 99.1 … KBUU: =  Edison predicts six more days of blackouts. =  The school district may have to push back reopening to two weeks after that. =  Some neighborhoods with underground lines get portable Edison generators … others do not. =  A skull tumbles out […]

In news from down the coast … Malibu lawyer Kevin Shenkman has won his lawsuit against the City of Santa Monica. A Superior Court judge last week ruled against the city … and said it has to implement district voting … for city council. This might affect the Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District … […]

The SBA has issued a disaster declaration for Los Angeles County … and that makes low-interest federal disaster loans available to businesses and residents impacted by the Woolsey Fire. What is the SBA??? It’s the federal Small Business Administration. Businesses of all sizes … and nonprofit organizations … may borrow up to $2 million. This […]

The Santa Monica Mountains have given up one secret as result of the fire. A human skull and other bones were found in Latigo Canyon last week … according to sheriff’s deputies. A home owner checking his property about a mile north of Ocean View Boulevard … about 4 miles north of Pacific Coast Highway […]

The fire hit two weeks ago today. And the Southern California Edison Company has just let it be known that electric service in parts of western Malibu may not be restored for one more week. Thursday … November 29th … at 3 p m … to be exact. That’s the word given to the Santa […]

This is KBUU News – the headlines: =  No problems from gentle overnight rain. =  Reopening dates for Malibu High and Juan Cabrillo schools pushed back … again. =  High profile lawyers have filed lawsuits representing you … already … against the power company. =  And Malibu’s mayor meets the president … as PCH gets […]


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