KBUU Newswire – Day 133 – the Wednesday Headlines – Wattles Installed As Malibu Retardant – Bobcat Killed By Car –

Written by on March 20, 2019

  • =   Fiber wattles and straw are being installed around Malibu.
  • =   A bobcat that made it thru the fire … squashed by a car.
  • =   A second loss for Round Up …a jury says glysophate causes cancer.
  • =   A small rainstorm passes thru today … but not much chance of mud.
  • =   Happy Nowruz … Persian New Year … this year here in Los Angeles … Persian New Year is at 2:58 this afternoon.


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


A small rain front is moving in today.

Rainfall amounts should range from a trace to less than a quarter inch over LA  County.

There is a tiny chance of a thundertorms or heavy rain cell,

That could bring up to around 3/4 inches are possible under  heavier showers or thunderstorms.

Rainfall rates should generally stay under those possible to trigger debris flows.

L A county has Malibu in a zero chance of mudflows today.


* SURF…4 to 7 feet, mainly on west facing beaches.


Workers have begin installing fiber logs on lots in Malibu where houses once stood … and where rain and erosion threaten to send mud onto nearby streets.  Details:   https://www.radiomalibu.net/wattles-installed-on-burned-lots/


A bobcat that survived the big fire four months ago was hit and killed by a car on Las Virgenes Road near Calabasas. 

The Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area said in a tweet that the male bobcat, had “roamed between the burned and unburned areas of Malibu Canyon,”

he was known to the researchers as B-361.

The adult male bobcat was one of many that the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area began tracking after the Woolsey Fire destroyed their habitat.


Round Up has lost another court case.  Details: https://www.radiomalibu.net/round-up-responsible-for-cancer/


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


California is bringing home its National Guard from the border …. away from the Trump immigration war … to fight fires.  Details: https://www.radiomalibu.net/cal-natl-guard-shifts-from-wall/


50 years ago this week … Los Angeles County started a novel project.

They decided that firefighters should be given medical training … a new concept called paramedics.

Until then there was no such thing.

Ambulance drivers … some of them working for mortuaries … practice what they called scoop and run … and raised on stabilized patients to emergency rooms.

The creation of a county Emergency Medical Services was a radical departure.

The ambulance companies called socialism … as some of them fought bitterly.

LA County’s E M S system now incorporates private ambulances in a partnership with the county fire paramedics.

The L A County “9-11” system utilizes more than 18,000 certified EMS personnel.

They work for fire departments, law enforcement, ambulance companies, hospitals, and private organizations.

The Los Angeles County Fire Museum tomorrow, is hosting the 50th anniversary celebration of EMS in Los Angeles County; one of the first and largest EMS systems in the nation and a recognized leader in pre-hospital care.


The biggest open secret in Malibu can finally be revealed. It’s on Point Dume. Details:  https://www.radiomalibu.net/point-dume-secret-revealed/


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Weather for the Malibu ….

A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm this afternoon.

Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Highs  ((((   61   )))) beaches … mountains and canyons.

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

Sunset tonight is at   ((((    7:02    )))).

The full moon reaches maximum extent at 6 40 tonight.

After that … (((  40 percent chance of rain  )))) tonight … low ((((   51  )))) beaches …  ((((  49  )))) mountains and canyons.

Tomorrow should be   ((((    much the same    )))).

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

(((((   tide is at     ))))


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