KBUU Newswire Wed March 7 – Huge Changes Coming to PCH – MHS Gets $55 Million Contract

Written by on March 7, 2018

= After 65 years of no change … some major roadwork is coming to PCH starting next week.

= Bike lanes will be permanently removed at the Malibu Creek bridge.

= The road … to be widened at Webb Way.

= And a new traffic light … going in … on Civic Center Way. This is Malibu’s only local daily news. It’s the   ((((  midday  ))) edition of the (((  Wednesday ))) news … from Radio Malibu  ….

F-M 99 point 1 K B U U. Good morning … I’m Hans Laetz reporting.


Caltrans officials have quietly started two major projects in central Malibu that will affect traffic … and drastically change the heart of Malibu’s appearance.

Today… contractors working for the private landowners will begin work to squeeze in a right turn lane on Pacific Coast Highway at the Cross Creek Bridge … next to the Shell station.

Details —-> https://www.radiomalibu.net/major-pch-overhaul/


That’s project one … project two is just to the east.

There … contractors today are digging up lanes to install a new traffic light at the Malibu Beach Inn. 

Details —>  https://www.radiomalibu.net/malibu-beach-inn/


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


In the front of Malibu High School … a contractor has been selected for the next phase of the 86 million dollar reconstruction project.

Details —-> https://www.radiomalibu.net/mhs-contractor/


Malibu’s state senator is accusing the California Public Utilities Commission of secretly allowing the Southern California Gas Company to dramatically expand the usage of Aliso Canyon as an underground methane storage area.

Details > https://www.radiomalibu.net/malibu-senator-goes-after-gas-co/


The number of homeless people sleeping on Malibu streets has not been released yet.

But the survey on Santa Monica streets is in.

There is an increase of 11 percent … that’s 646 people … according to this winter’s Homeless Count.

Another 311 homeless people were counted in shelters and other institutions in Santa Monica.

Overall, the count found a four percent increase in the homeless population.

Last year …  the number of people sleeping unhoused and outside shelters in Santa Monica jumped 39 percent.

As we say … the city of malibu has yet to release the homeless count from up here.


The Coastal Commission is meeting the next three days up in Port Hueneme.

On Friday …the Commission will consider the Rindge Dam removal project.

We’ll have a full report on that tomorrow.


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Weather for the Malibu ….

It will be ((((   mostly cloudy but no rain  )))) today … highs around  ((((   66  ))))  beaches   … ((((   76   )))) in the mountains above Malibu.

Winds will be gentle.

Downcoast winds will be   (((  5 to 10  )))) miles per hour this afternoon.

Sunset tonight is at   ((((    4 minutes to six … and remember … Daylight Saving time starts this Sunday.   )))).

After that … expect it to be (((  partly cloudy   )))) tonight … a low of  ((((    51  )))) beaches … ((((   46  )))) canyons.

Tomorrow should be   ((((   just about the same  )))).

Right now … at Trancas it’s ((((   59    )))) degrees.

In upper Malibu Canyon … ((((   60     )))) .

And at Civic Center Los Angeles … ((((   54   )))).

In the ocean … it’s ((((    54   )))) degrees in the water at Zuma Beach.

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

((((   A swell from the west picks up slightly. Favorable AM conditions with building onshore flow throughout the PM ))))

(((((   Low tide was at 7:43 .

A puny high tide crests at 1:49 PM .

A low tide … tonight at 6:52.   ))))


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

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