KBUU Newswire – Day 265 – Thurs Aug 1 – MHS Classroom Bldg Set To Open – Hundreds Of Rare Plants Bulldozed – Frogs May Have Been Concreted Under Mulholland – Malibu Bypassed In cal Fire Protection Effort

Written by on August 1, 2019

  • =   A ribbon cutting planned for this month at Malibu High School.
  • =   Government bulldozers have plowed over hundreds of endangered plants in the local mountains.
  • =   And county road crews may have buried endangered frogs with cement.
  • =   The governor says California is clearing brush to prevent fires … but they are not doing the job in Malibu.
  • =   Scientists are puzzled why more sea lions are getting bitten by great white sharks this year.

Malibu’s Only Local Daily News … from Radio Malibu  …. F-M 99 point 1 K B U U. Good morning … I’m Hans Laetz reporting.


Malibu High School’s new classroom building will be open in time for school to start this year.  A ribbon-cutting ceremony is being arranged for this month.  Details:  https://www.radiomalibu.net/mhs-classroom-structure-will-open/


Bulldozers have plowed through hundreds of federally endangered plants in Topanga State Park … and the L A Times also reports that county road crews may have wiped out an endangered colony of red-legged frogs while making emergency repairs to a culvert  on Mulholland Highway … above PCH in Leo Carrillo State Park.

Details:   https://www.radiomalibu.net/plants-bulldozed-frogs-concreted/

LA Times article:  https://www.latimes.com/environment/story/2019-07-31/endangered-plants-bulldozed-state-park-city-crews


In Sacramento … the governor is defending California’s wildfire prevention efforts.

Gavin Newsom also is criticizing the federal government for not doing enough to help protect the state as it enters this year’s fire season. But virtually no brush clearance or prescribed burns are underway in the Santa Monica Mountains.  Details: https://www.radiomalibu.net/state-is-protecting-against-fires/


In news from off the coast .. great white sharks are apparently biting and injuring an increased number of sea lions close to Southern California beaches.

KBUU article: https://www.radiomalibu.net/sea-lions-attacked-by-sharks/

Orange County Register article: https://www.ocregister.com/2019/07/31/great-white-sharks-attacking-sea-lions-at-increased-rate-off-southern-california-coast/


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((((   Patchy fog burning off early today  )))) … highs  ((((  75   )))) beaches … ((((     94  )))) mountains and canyons.

Downcoast winds …  (((  gusting up to 20   )))) miles per hour this afternoon.

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After that … (((   more coastal crud again  )))) tonight … low ((((  61   )))) beaches …  ((((   62  )))) mountains and canyons.

Tomorrow should be   ((((    5 degrees warmer    )))).

Right now … at Trancas it’s ((((    62   )))) degrees.

Leo Carrillo Beach …   ((((   63    )))).

Upper Malibu Canyon …  ((((   63    )))) .

And at Civic Center Los Angeles … ((((   66   )))).

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

The lifeguards say the waves today are   ((((   1 to 3 )))) feet high ….

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

(((((  High tide is at 10:28am 4.2ft

Low 3:19pm 1.9ft

High 9:33pm 6.8ft   ))))


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