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With KBUU All News every morning … and NPR’s All Things Considered every afternoon. This is F-M 99.1 … KBUU News.  Day 511 – the Friday News: =  A Scripps oceanographer says surfers are at severe risk of getting COVID-19 from ocean spray. =  A surfer is arrested at Malibu Pier – the sheriff’s deputies used […]

The City of Los Angeles has opened nine drive-thru Coronavirus testing facilities … and yes … they are open to anyone in Malibu or anywhere in L A County who has valid medical reasons to be tested. This will double public health lab testing capacity in L A County. Eric Garcetti says 37 thousand people […]

COVID-19 … like other viruses … is not killed by salt water.  And it can be launched into the air by a crashing wave. A leading atmospheric chemist at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography says she wants to yell out her window at every surfer, runner, and biker she spots along the San Diego coast. […]

With KBUU all news all morning. And NPR All Things Considered all afternoon. This is F-M 99.1 … KBUU News Day 510 – the Thursday Headlines: =   The backbone trail is closed … except where it is open … and it will close this weekend. We will explain. =   Should you wear a […]

Today’s census of COVID-19 cases list 5 people stricken in Malibu. But more importantly, it shows that the infection rate in Malibu is comparatively low to other Westside cities. Countywide, the total number of confirmed cases is 4,045, with the death toll standing at 78. Until today, the Malibu total was vaguely labelled as between […]

Malibu officials are looking at construction workers … and demanding they practice social distancing rules on the job. The city is asking every owner or contractor to designate a site specific COVID-19 supervisor to enforce new health rules … which were drawn up by the City of Los Angeles. The COVID 19 supervisors is to […]

For the first time since the Coronavirus crisis hit … the Malibu Planning Commission will meet next Monday. It will be via teleconference. The audio will be streamed on the city’s web page. As usual … written comments may be submitted to the Planning Commission before the meeting begins. The public may comment on items […]

The Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area has not closed its hiking trails. Until now. Unlike every other parks agency in the region … the National Park Service has not acted to enforce the lock down ordered by local agencies. Even the Grand Canyon was open until yesterday… when the federal agency was shamed into […]

=   LA County health says they have a new problem. =   The disease can be passed on by a person two days before that person shows symptoms. =  LA sheriff Alex Villanueva is effectively removed as head of emergency services. =   Afterwards … the sheriff pledges to work cooperatively with the civilian […]

Ventura County’s Public Health Officer warned the Board of Supervisors that the county could see increases up to 200 to 400 coronavirus cases a day that require hospitalization.”We could potentially have 1,000 people die in our county from COVID,” Dr. Robert Levin said. Ventura County has reached 149 positive cases of coronavirus by last night (Tuesday). That’s […]


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