• The Malibu Times
    That open-ended expansion of his power was derided by Malibu officials and some residents. But Edmiston’s power expansion was endorsed by the City of Malibu’s official representative to the conservancy’s advisory committee, Patt Healy. Board members were unsuccessful in watering down the sweeping executive power, which Edmiston said ...
  • INFORUM
    “The less wiggle room, the more we are going to have success.” Over the weekend, shortly after Newsom issued his directive, crowds packed beaches stretching along California’s coastline, from Malibu to the rugged Sonoma Coast. Parks were jammed with visitors and farmers markets bustled with shoppers. “This is no joke,” said Democratic ...
  • Surfline
    On Monday evening, Governor Newsom ordered closures of many state park beaches and parking lots – primarily in San Diego County and Central California – in an effort to discourage large ... For instance, surfers were still in the lineup at Malibu (watch the live cam here) on Tuesday morning, and that’s one of the beaches on the list.
  • The Malibu Times
    In the coming days, we expect that almost 10 of Malibu’s finest teachers will be receiving pink slips, as the school district begins its efforts to cut costs and dig out of the budget crisis it created. The question we should all have is why teachers are ...
  • The Malibu Times
    According to the Pepperdine Graphic, students living on Pepperdine's Malibu campus were told they must move out of their dormitories and apartments by 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 15. This brief will be updated as more information is made available. The latest order includes the following: *California residents must "heed any orders and guidance ...
  • Canyon News
    The decision is in response to a letter sent by Milton C. Grimes of the Law Offices of Milton C. Grimes, that claims Malibu’s at-large system of voting violates the California Voting Rights Act. Several different voting district maps that were proposed were uploaded to the city’s website on March 5. They can be viewed on the District ...
  • The Malibu Times
    Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva had little response to questions posed Tuesday night about the chain of firings and promotions that have occurred at the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station since his installation 15 months ago. The sheriff said ...
  • The Malibu Times
    They found their man in Joe Edmiston and he has been at it for 40 years. What got me particularly interested was not so much the battle between the locals—in this case Malibu locals and the conservancy over public access using private roads in Sycamore Canyon—but the way the state was litigating it, turning it into a bare knuckle brawl ...
  • The Malibu Times
    The City of Malibu is asking residents to weigh in on by-district voting, a proposed change to the way Malibu’s city council members are elected. During the Monday, Feb. 24, council meeting, the council will be taking comments from residents about the concept of district voting, where the city is divided into districts with one representative ...
  • PWInsider
    Allegedly, Brett DiBiase was given funds to go to a drug treatment facility in Malibu that was earmarked for Mississippi's welfare programs ... but DiBiase was in a luxury rehabilitation facility for his own drug use in California at the time and did not perform the services. Davis and Smith created documents and arranged payment knowing ...
  • WTOP News
    However, DiBiase was gone six weeks later, and indictments allege Davis and department employee Latimer Smith faked invoices to channel $48,000 so DiBiase could attend drug treatment in Malibu, California. The department has also confirmed that the ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    The 2018 Woolsey fire burned through a large swath of Los Angeles and Ventura counties, from the Santa Susana Mountains to Malibu, killing three people ... aid agreements were simply unavailable because of the concurrent Camp fire in Northern California that destroyed the town of Paradise, and because of dangerous fire conditions across ...
  • The Malibu Times
    For convenience, the Vote Centers closest to Malibu have been announced at the following locations: •Vote Centers above marked with an asterisk will be open for early voting, meaning you may cast your ballot beginning Feb. 22 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m and from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Election Day. All Vote Centers will be open beginning Feb. 29 ...
  • The Malibu Times
    So, be patient. There are going to be lots of ups and downs before it’s over Surprisingly, the LA Times actually had something nice to say about Malibu today in an editorial, which is a refreshing change from our typical press. The city council ...
  • The Malibu Times
    The other looming deadline is Nov. 9, 2020, which will mark two years since Woolsey. I’m told the Malibu code that defines fire rebuilds states the application must be submitted within two years of the destructive event. A future council will probably consider amending the definition, but my crystal ball should not be relied on. Mark your ...
  • The Malibu Times
    The good news is that as a society we tend to bring things back more to the middle, but those swings can be painful, and Malibu is about to feel that pain. In October, Malibu received a letter from the law firm representing “Southwest Voter Registration Project,” putting the city on notice that it is in violation of the California Voting ...
  • PBS
    Indictments allege Davis conspired with Nancy New to send $48,000 in block grant money to pay for Brett DiBiase’s drug rehabilitation in Malibu, California, in early 2019. Payments were made to a company owned by Brett DiBiase supposedly for his teaching classes about drug abuse, with Davis and Smith falsifying invoices and other records ...
  • WSB-TV
    Indictments allege Davis conspired with Nancy New to send $48,000 in block grant money to pay for Brett DiBiase’s drug rehabilitation in Malibu, California, in early 2019. Payments were made to a company owned by Brett DiBiase supposedly for his teaching classes about drug abuse, with Davis and Smith falsifying invoices and other records ...
  • The Malibu Times
    The City of Malibu and its residents are facing a legal challenge to the way in which members of city council are chosen from the current at-large election system to a by-district system. While city council, under some restrictive time constraints, has opted to allow citizens to determine whether they desire the change through a ballot ...
  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    The workshops are identical. One will take place Thursday, February 20 at 6 p.m. at Malibu City Hall (23825 Stuart Ranch Rd, Malibu, CA 90265). The second workshop will be on Saturday, February 22 at 10 a.m. at Malibu City Hall. The City will conduct an online survey in February to gather community input on how to become more resilient to ...