KBUU Newswire Day 26 Tuesday Dec 4 –

Written by on December 4, 2018

This is KBUU News – it’s Day 26 of the fire:

  • =   Rain tonight … but apparently not much.
  • =   Anger … pain and fury … expected from the public at the Malibu City Council tonight.
  • =   The city will declare a local emergency … and likely override the LCP to allow rebuilding.
  • =   Inspections began yesterday … as 4 governments work to clear the rubble of hazmat stuff.
  • =   As for Southern California Edison … its parent company is in trouble.
  • =   The school district is gong to federal court … to get permission to stop cleaning PCBs from buildings slated to be torn down.

This is Malibu’s only local daily news. It’s the Tuesday news … from Radio Malibu  …. F-M 99 point 1 K B U U. Good morning … I’m Hans Laetz reporting.


Rain is coming tonight and tomorrow.

But just how much rain is a bit of a mystery.

Winds will be blowing in an unusual pattern … with the highest amounts of rainfall this time off in the ocean.

No major flooding is predicted … there are no evacuation orders for Malibu.


Malibu’s city council will meet tonight … expect a huge uproar.

Many Malibu residents are seething with anger over the perceived mishandling of the fire disaster.   Details:  https://www.radiomalibu.net/huge-uproar-expected-at-council/ 

The meeting starts at 6:30 tonight.

KBUU News will be live blogging the meeting.

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The L.A. County Fire Department began sending hazmat inspection teams out yesterday.

Details:  https://www.radiomalibu.net/hazmat-checks-have-started/ 


The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District is going to go to federal court this month to get permission to stop removing PCB contamination from buildings that are now scheduled to be torn down.



Southern California Edison Company looks to be in financial trouble.  Details:  https://www.radiomalibu.net/sce-parent-rating-goes-south/ 


The Thomas Fire … in Ventura … started one year ago today.

It filled up Malibu with smoke and fear.

24 people killed in the fire … and the subsequent mud disaster in Montecito and Santa Barbara.

The Thomas Fire started one year ago today.

It cost about 2.5 billion dollars in damages.

It was apparently started on electric lines operated by Southern California Edison.


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Weather for the Malibu ….

((((  Mostly sunny today    )))) … highs  ((((   66   )))) beaches … ((((      )))) mountains and canyons.

Downcoast winds …  (((   stout … up to 25    )))) miles per hour this afternoon.

Sunset tonight is at   ((((    4:43   )))).

Clouding up tonight … with a 50 percent chance of rain after midnight.

Low ((((  53  )))) beaches …  ((((  49  )))) mountains and canyons.

Tomorrow should be   ((((    rainy … 80 percent chance.    )))).

Right now … at Trancas it’s ((((       )))) degrees.

Upper Malibu Canyon …  ((((     50    )))) .

And at Civic Center Los Angeles … ((((   53   )))).

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

The lifeguards say the waves today are   ((((   2 to 3  )))) feet high ….

Easing WNW swell-mix. Deep AM high tide slows things early.

Those are ((((  poor  )))) surfing conditions …. according to the lifeguards.

(((((   We’re coming off a 6 foot high tide at 7 this morning.

Low tide is at 1:56 this afternoon.

A secondary 4 foot high tide … tonight at 8:05.     ))))


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

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