After the Woolsey Fire: Community Resources

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=    3/4 of an inch of rain early this morning. =    Lots of sharp rocks have fallen on Malibu Canyon Road … and there’s thick fog up on Kanan. =   The city passes the concept of a short term rental ordinance … but is taking no short cuts. =   L A […]

L A County firefighters are overworked … stressed … committing suicide in record numbers … and there are not enough fire trucks. And L A County’s fire department needs more money to get its job done. That’s the word from county fire chief Daryl Osby … and he’s convinced the LA County board of Supervisors […]

Malibu has a B and B ordinance … almost. NEWSCART 75369 PIERSON FORWARD “This is the moment where we define our city moving forward.” Malibu city council member Mikke Pierson … last night … just before the city council approved a stringent set of limits on the overnight rental of houses and apartments. By a […]

=   B and Bs … overnight rentals … the big decision is at city hall tonight. =   The Planning Commission approves plans for a wider Civic center Way. =   Southern California Edison wants to make higher profits … because its job is much more difficult with all these fires. =   Malibu […]

Does Southern California Edison deserve to make higher profits?? The electric company has a monopoly franchise to serve Malibu about a third of California with safe and reliable electric power. But those frequent … inconvenient fires caused by Edison’s aging overhead power lines are making it more risky for the investor owned utility. So with […]

The California coastline may be getting bathed in toxic levels of methyl-mercury. The toxin is a byproduct of the world’s addiction to fossil fuels. The methyl-mercury is deposited int he oceans by pollution from burning coal … which falls into the ocean … and coats the land. It blows ashore in the fog … and […]

And the talk of the town today … The Arco gas station at Point Dume is all roped off today. It looks like Arco is moving out … and a chain called Speedway is moving in. Maybe a different gas brand … or maybe it’s just a branding change. One thing likely is that the […]

Plans to reconstruct Civic Center Way have moved through the city planning commission… despite tons of criticism. The city council has decided to smooth out the roadway … remove the crest of a hill and ease up on a tight curve … on Civic Center Way between Pepperdine and Legacy park. and add bike lanes… […]

Short term rentals … B and Bs … turning Malibu residential neighborhoods into visitor serving zones. Like every tourist destination in the world … Malibu is grappling with the issue. One one side … residents and investors … introducing strangers into residential neighborhoods. On the other side … Malibu citizens using new technology to capitalize […]

This is KBUU News – Day 389 – the Tuesday Headlines: = B and Bs … overnight rentals … the big decision is at city hall tonight. = The Planning Commission approves plans for a wider Civic Center Way. = Southern California Edison wants to make higher profits … because its job is much more […]


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