After the Woolsey Fire: Community Resources

Local Neighbor to Neighbor Updates:

People have been sharing local information by using the private neighborhood social network Get the latest updates from your neighbors including community resources, news and information.

California Wildfire Recovery Resources:

A Statewide informational resource for help specific to California including, local assistance, debris removal information, services, housing, local assistance center info, contacts and more.

File a FEMA Claim:

Talk to a representative or file a claim online. Even if you have insurance, FEMA Can cover gaps in coverage.

Malibu Evacuee Update – November 13, 2018

Live You Tube Video from the City of Malibu at Santa Monica High School “Thanks for tuning into the live stream of the evacuee update. Please submit your questions to [email protected] and we will be sure to respond and post answers to your questions on the City of Malibu’s website at”

Woolsey Fire Structure Destruction Map

This “Crowd-Sourced” map shows homes and building that were either destroyed or damaged in the fire.

Malibu’s tortured relationship with Nobu restaurant enters a new phase this summer, as the city has tentatively granted the celebrity restaurant a permit for its annual Fourth of July party, which has been an enormous pain in the neck for Malibu residents and visitors.  Last summer’s party culminated in a daylong blockade of Pacific Coast […]

After 10 Weeks, Caltrans Paints Stripes Around Critical Traffic Obstacle It only took 10 weeks … but as of this morning … there are two westbound lanes heading towards Malibu at Sunset.  As KBUU News reported yesterday … the state yesterday repaved the center median. This morning … the Tranmonto landslide is still there … […]

Malibu City Council Asks County To Restart Divorce Court, As Santa Monica Dawdles It looks like the City of Malibu is turning up the heat on Santa Monica.  After meeting in secret last night … the city council voted to remove the freeze on its petition to divorce from the Santa Monica school district.  The […]

Proposed artwork conception for PCH/Webb Way to commemorate 61 deaths on highway. Estimated cost $350k to $500k. Details on KBUU news, 7-9:30.   Artist Proposes Her Vision For PCH Memorial: $350-$500K – QR CODE Included Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. And so is hideousness.  You be the judge … we’ve posted a […]

Michael Epstein Blames Poor Condition Of PCH For Postponing Triathlon Pacific Coast Highway is in the worst condition it has been in … in 40 years.  That’s the contention of the organizers of this fall’s Zuma Beach Triathlon … as they plead with the city council to allow this year’s Triathlon to be cancelled without […]

The Santa Monica school board last night met for the first time – in public – to air out the proposed financial aspects of the pending Malibu school divorce. Not much of a turnout.  Unlike past sessions held by the LA County board of education … the Santa Monica PTAs and minority communities were not there […]

Overwhelming Support For More Playing Fields From Malibu – Voices For Open Space Absent From Public Meeting Fields … playing fields … sports fields. Those were the numbers one, two and three requests last night when the City of Malibu held a listening session … to hear what residents want to have done with five […]

There will be Friday night concerts at Trancas County Market this summer.  But only for 15 Friday nights this year … Last night … the Planning Commission clamped severe restrictions … agreed to in advance by the owners of the shopping center.  Homeowners groups .. including the Malibu West homeowners association … pressured the want […]

Parks Advocates, Open Space Advocates Will Both Speak Tonight At Land Use Forum – 20.7% Of Malibu Is Under Age 20 Malibu has five vacant lots … owned by the city … at least two of them purchased for the stated purpose of building parks with playing fields. And now … after years and years […]

Coroner Names Crash Victim As Malibu Man A 60-year-old man … an artist from Malibu… is the man who died on Pacific Coast Highway two days ago. The LA county corners office says Derek Schimming is the person who was killed when his car crashed on PCH near Paradise Cove Rd., Tuesday afternoon. No information […]

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