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  • The 'Ride Along' star was in the car with two other people - one of whom was driving - when his Plymouth Barracuda veered off the highway in Malibu Hills, California, and ended up in a gully about 10 feet off the road. Both Kevin and his driver were taken to hospital after sustaining "major back injuries", but the third person in the vehicle ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    NHTSA said early last month it had received a petition from a lawyer representing the car owners asking the agency to investigate. Malibu resident and Model S owner Robert Karpuk is not part of the lawsuit, but he’s upset with Tesla about the range reduction. “We have two Teslas; I think they’re the greatest cars ever,” he said.
  • Caledonian Record
    Wildfire season in California makes headlines every year, but it’s nothing unnatural and nothing new. It’s been a cruel fact of nature up and down the once Golden State since before I was born. When I was growing up my father had a ranch near Malibu. We had some wildfires out there, but what got burned were barns, stables and lots of grass ...
  • The Malibu Times
    I built house in Malibu in 1979 and, as a past officer in the United States Navy, I was entitled to obtain homeowners’s insurance with USAA. I never had a claim until my house burned down completely in the 1993 fire. I had to sue USAA to collect my money.
  • The Malibu Times
    To mark the anniversary of the Woolsey Fire and honor Malibu’s recovery and resilience, the City of Malibu and community will host a gathering at Zuma Beach on Saturday, Nov. 9. The event will feature a performance from the Malibu High School Choir, Malibu’s Brandon Jenner and a poetry reading by Poet Laureate Ellen Reich, plus personal ...
  • Forbes
    “Homes in places like Malibu, the hills around Los Angeles and wine country in Northern California have historically been desirable because the natural beauty of the surroundings has outweighed the risk of natural disaster,” said Redfin chief economist Daryl Fairweather, explaining that “with home buyers and sellers in fire-prone parts of ...
  • The Malibu Times
    They had to evacuate parts of Brentwood and Pacific Palisades and we’re going to see more of that. Malibu is no longer alone in being a high-fire area. The entire westside is now a high-fire area As I write this column, we’re anticipating the winds picking up tonight blowing in gusts of 60, 70 and 80 mph and it’s a very scary time.
  • The Malibu Times
    I’ve not met a single rational person who denies global warming. The warming trend of the last 150 years or so is universally accepted and documented. However, climate scientists disagree on details, like when the warming began and what caused it. Contrary to public perception, global warming did not begin with the industrialization of our ...
  • The Malibu Times
    And, stopping just short of singing Kumbaya together around the speaker’s podium, Malibu’s political leaders—often at odds with one another—seemed united in their desire to tighten up restrictions on the practice during the Monday, Oct. 28, Malibu City Council meeting. “You know it’s serious when Sharon Barovsky and John Mazza are ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    The toll of wildfires in California has been staggering over the last two years. Much of Paradise was destroyed last year at the same time that the Woolsey fire devoured more than 1,000 homes from Oak Park to Malibu. When the Easy fire in Simi Valley threatened the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on Wednesday, Ventura County Fire Chief Mark ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    The perfect Manhattan Beach home would be — of course — oceanfront on the Strand. It would need to be on an elevated, south-facing corner walk-street lot for the most spectacular views from Palos Verdes to Malibu. It would be located far enough from the busy parts of town so you could enjoy privacy and quiet beaches, yet close enough that ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    The toll of wildfires in California has been staggering over the last two years. Much of Paradise was destroyed last year at the same time that the Woolsey fire devoured more than 1,000 homes from Oak Park to Malibu. When the Easy fire in Simi Valley threatened the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on Wednesday, Ventura County Fire Chief Mark ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    The toll of wildfires in California has been staggering over the last two years. Much of Paradise was destroyed last year at the same time that the Woolsey fire devoured more than 1,000 homes from Oak Park to Malibu. When the Easy fire in Simi Valley threatened the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on Wednesday, Ventura County Fire Chief Mark ...
  • EdSource
    At least 15 California community colleges shut their doors this week due to power shutoffs ... UCLA and all schools in the Santa Monica-Malibu School District closed earlier this week, along with 16 Los Angeles Unified campuses and several Los Angeles charter schools. Many reopened Tuesday and Wednesday. For many students and educators, the ...
  • Lexington Herald Leader
    Olvera Street is the one-block spot where Los Angeles was born. Andreas Hub Visit California Exploring LA’s outlying areas such as Beverly Hills, Santa Monica and Malibu without a car would be quite a feat, but there’s plenty to do within walking distance of the Sheraton Grand. The hotel is located in the BLOC, an indoor/outdoor “Lifestyl ...
  • YAHOO!
    But having been stung badly by last year's Malibu blazes, some insurance firms are refusing to underwrite properties ... He only has six wildfire response staff running three trucks, but plans to expand private coverage next year. Further north in California, Don Holter's wildfire company has been running for almost three decades and has ...
  • We had to call my housekeeper in Malibu, who took the cassette, put it in a blaster and played it with the ... symbolic journey through the titular hotel -- are his finest work in that arena. "I guess I'd have to say 'Hotel California,' although I feel it important to point out that Glenn contributed some very important lines to that set ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    Bo Slyapich seeks what no one else wants to find. On a recent morning, he waded into grass so high and so dense his legs disappeared from view. He crouched low and then lay on his stomach as he scoured the backyard of a house above Pacific Coast Highway. The homeowner looked on from a safe distance. Luna, the family dog, barked as Slyapich ...
  • The Malibu Times
    Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff's Station reported the fire was "holding at 10 acres." 10:59 a.m. Caltrans reported heavy delays along the Ventura (101) Freeway in Calabasas due to the Mureau Fire Wednesday morning. Northbound traffic has been stopped. Motorists are advised to avoid the area. MOTORIST ALERT: Traffic on NB US 101 at Mureau Rd in # ...
  • Firehouse
    SIMI VALLEY, CA—When the Easy fire erupted early Wednesday morning in Simi Valley ... Years earlier, the Reagan family had lost their ranch in Malibu to fire, which the president’s daughter, Maureen, mentioned to visitors. “We live in a place with unique terrain that’s continually touched by fire,” she said, “and thank God we ...

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