KBUU Newswire Day 138 Mon March 25 – Feldman Job Review Tonight – Dead Whale – Caltrans Finishes Median Project From Hell – Agoura Hills To Study Kanan Rd Traffic

Written by on March 25, 2019

This is KBUU News – Day 138 – the Monday headlines:

  • =  Reva Feldman’s job performance is on the line tonight.
  • =  One dead whale washes ashore in Malibu.
  • =  Another whale .. stuck in a buoy off Channel Islands harbor.
  • =  The Caltrans project that closed a beach is over …
  • =  And the traffic jam on Kanan at the 1-0-1 finally gets the attention of Agoura Hills officials.…

This is Malibu’s Only Local Daily News. It’s the   ((((  Monday ))) news … from Radio Malibu  …. F-M 99 point 1 K B U U. Good morning … I’m Hans Laetz reporting.

The KBUU web audio feed is down due to faulty FioS equipment. 

The estimated repair date is next Monday.

But they are seeking a crew ASAP.

We are seriously not happy.


Rain is coming midweek … but not a lot of it.

Details in a few minutes.


Malibu’s city council will go behind closed doors this afternoon to discuss the job performance of city manager Reva Feldman.

Notice was posted late last week of the one item special city council meeting … at 5:30 at City Hall.   Details: https://www.radiomalibu.net/feldman-job-hearing-at-530-tonight/


The Caltrans project to install a simple curb in the middle of the Pacific Coast Highway … and that stretched into a 10-month ordeal … appears to be over.  The road has been restriped now for the fourth time in a year.  Details:  https://www.radiomalibu.net/caltrans-restripes-chers-hill/


In news from over the hill … the perennial traffic jam on Kanan Dume Road at the 101 Freeway is getting attention from the City of Agoura Hills and County of Ventura.  Tyhe study will come out AFTER the city council decides on multi-story hotels and condos on Kanan at the two-lane gateway to the Malibu parklands. https://www.radiomalibu.net/agoura-hills-to-examine-kanan/


And in news from down the coast … the Santa Monica City Council is considering a ban on tiny studio apartments.

The Santa Monica Daily Press reports that one company has filed applications to build six buildings … each composed entirely comprised of tiny … the size of a living room.  Details: https://www.radiomalibu.net/developer-seeks-362-tiny-sm-apts/


You are listening to the latest news from Radio Malibu … F-M 99 point 1 K B U U.  ((( time  ))))


A dead whale has washed up at County Line Beach in western Malibu.

And a second whale has been spotted just up the coast … apparently entangled in a buoy.

That whale was spotted at 2:30 yesterday afternoon swimming near the Channel Islands Harbor … 20 miles up the coast from Malibu.

The Coast Guard sent out one boat from Channel Islands Harbor ….according to the Ventura County Star.

The Coast Guard is consulting with federal wildlife experts on that problem.

In western Malibu … reports of the dead whale … having washed up … were called in to the California Highway Patrol at just after 3 in the morning … according to L A T V station NBC4.

The whale has signs of some sort of trauma … and is decomposing.

And that means it is stinking.

No word yet on how the carcass will be handled.

The Channel Islands Marine and Mammal Center plans to examine the remains today. 

Grey whale migration season peaks at this time of the year.


Malibu’s Rotary Club continues to funnel donations to victims of the Woolsey Fire.

Both the local Rotary Club and the Rotary District Charitable Fund will be presenting a 15 thousand dollar check today … to the Malibu Boys & Girls Club Malibu-Disaster Relief Fund.

The Boys and Girls Club has been running an audited relief effort for victims of the Woolsey Fire.


Finally this morning …. you may hear on other news outlets about an avocado recall.

KBUU radio has been designated an official avocado disposal site.

If you have any suspect avocados … please contact the station and we will send our guacamole collection team out muy rapído.


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Weather for the Malibu ….

((((   Sunny   )))) … highs  ((((   66  )))) beaches … ((((   75   )))) mountains and canyons.

Downcoast winds …  (((   15   )))) miles per hour this afternoon.

Sunset tonight is at   ((((    7:07   )))).

After that … (((  partly cloudy   )))) tonight … low ((((   54 )))) beaches …  ((((  50  )))) mountains and canyons.

Tomorrow should be   ((((    clouding up    )))).

There’s a 20 percent chance of rain starting late tomorrow night.

40 percent chance of rain Wednesday.

Not a lot of rain from this one … maybe a tenth of an inch or so.

No mud flow alerts issued for Malibu.

At 8:45 am … at Trancas it’s ((((    57    )))) degrees.

Leo Carrillo Beach …   ((((    54   )))).

Upper Malibu Canyon …  ((((    54   )))) .

And at Civic Center Los Angeles … ((((    55  )))).

In the ocean … it’s ((((    55   )))) degrees in the water at Zuma Beach.

The lifeguards say the waves today are   ((((  3-5  )))) feet high ….

Poor surfing conditions …. according to the lifeguards.

(((((   Low tide was at 7:52 AM .

A mediocre high tide is at 2:13 this afternoon.

And another low tide hits at 7:10 tonight.     ))))


The KBUU Newswire is posted midmornings … at RadioMalibu.net and at the MalibuTimes.com websites.

Remember…  breaking news always  goes first to the radio …  on F-M 99 point 1 over all of Malibu….

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