KBUU Newswire – Day 363 – Thurs Nov 7 – Deputies Refused To Direct Traffic In Blackout – Caltrans Refused To Place Stop Signs – PC Greens Closes – Air BandB Deals With Shootings

Written by on November 7, 2019

  • =   The shootings … the fire … the destruction … painful anniversaries coming up.
  • =   Today at 2:30 … the memorial garden opens for the 13 victims of the mass shooting in the Borderline.
  • =   A family closes its grocery store in eastern Malibu after 27 years.
  • =   The Malibu High School reconstruction plans go before the school board tonight.
  • =   And the argument escalates over fracking type oil drilling … and possibly polluted water … just up the coast.


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.


A pair of minor earthquakes hit Ventura this morning … we felt them here at Trancas.

Magnitude 3.3 at two minutes before 5 … and magnitude 3.4 at 5:05.

There has been a whole series of microquakes … with the epicenters all about 2 miles west of Ventura City Hall.


L A County and Caltrans refused requests from the City of Malibu to handle dangerous blacked out traffic lights … when the power was turned off by Southern California Edison during Santa Anas last week.  Details: https://www.radiomalibu.net/laso-refused-to-direct-traffic/


The Woolsey Fire … a depopulated Malibu … and rising rents are conspiring against the only truly locally-owned  grocery store in Malibu.  Pacific Coast Greens will close after Sunday.  Details: https://www.radiomalibu.net/pc-greens-is-latest-woolsey-fire-casualty/


The complete redesign and rebuild of Malibu High School and Malibu Middle School goes before the school board tonight. Details:  https://www.radiomalibu.net/mhs-concept-goes-to-board-tonight/


In news from up the coast … the oil industry is striking back against Ventura County … which has just extended a ban on new oil well drilling  … and a ban on using steam to push oil out from underneath the strawberry fields of the Oxnard Plain.  Just 17 miles up the road from Malibu …  Details: https://www.radiomalibu.net/oil-steam-pumping-may-contaminate/

This story is based on reporting in the Ventura County Star: https://www.vcstar.com/story/news/2019/11/06/oil-drilling-ban-ventura-county-extended-board-supervisors/4144449002/


At least 42 people have been shot inside or just outside short-term rental properties across the United States over the past six months — and 17 have died, according to police and news reports.  Malibu’s Michael Lustig is quoted asa national expert on this … by the San Francisco Chronicle.  KBUU details: https://www.radiomalibu.net/air-bandb-reacts-to-17-killed/ 

SF Chronicle article: https://www.sfchronicle.com/crime/article/Orinda-Airbnb-violence-fits-pattern-at-least-14815970.php#


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It was one year ago tonight that 13 people were gunned down … murdered by a man with a Glock handgun with a large bullet magazines.

The shooter … described as a heavily-tattooed 28-year-old military veteran …  killed himself that night.

His handgun had been legally purchased… but it s not clear if the extra bullet capacity magazine he used was legal under California gun laws.

The horror of that night was quickly overshadowed by the Woolsey Fire … which broke out the next afternoon and burned into Malibu 36 hours after the gunfire.

An 18-year-old student from Pepperdine … a Napa Valley resident … was killed.

16 Pepperdine kids were in the Borderline that night.

And the Borderline had started as a nightclub at Trancas Market … in the 80s.

This morning … private memorial services for the families of the 13 murdered people.

At 2:30 this afternoon … the public will be admitted for the first time to the memorial garden planted to honor the victims. 

It will be in a park … near downtown Thousand Oaks.


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Weather for the Malibu ….

((((  cloudy through mid morning, then clearing,   )))) … highs  ((((   66   )))) beaches … ((((   79    )))) mountains and canyons.

Downcoast winds …  (((   up to 5   )))) miles per hour this afternoon.

Sunset tonight is at   ((((  one minute before 5.     )))).

After that … (((  late night clouds again   )))) tonight … low ((((   61   )))) beaches …  ((((  54   )))) mountains and canyons.

Tomorrow should be   ((((   hot and dry desert winds … with dry mountain winds up to 25 miles an hour   )))).

In the ocean … it’s ((((    65    )))) degrees in the water at Zuma Beach.

Waves today are   ((((   1 to 2  )))) feet high ….

A new swell combo with small, steep angled S swell arrives.

Those are ((((  lousy  )))) surfing conditions …. by all appearances.

(((((  Low  tide is at  12:38.

High tide … 4 point 4 feet … at 6;19 tonight.    ))))


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