KBUU Newswire – Day 278 – Tues Aug 20 – SCE Paves Paradise, Puts Up A Parking Lot – City OKs SCE Extension – SMMUSD Argues Against Malibu Attorney – Fires Down 95%



    This is KBUU News – Day 278 – the Tuesday Headlines:

    • =    Southern California Edison creates an environmental mess in downtown Malibu.
    • =    The utility put cement in the dirt upstream of the Legacy park wetlands.
    • =    Despite the unfolding mess … Edison wins permission to keep its trucks there thru the end of the year.
    • =     The sheriff’s campaign assistant is told by a judge: turn in your badge and gun.
    • =     And California’s wildfire season this year …. quiet. Fires down 95 percent. 


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    First day of school in Los Angeles.

    That will mean heavy traffic on PCH.

    Malibu schools start Thursday.


    An environmental mess … next to a wetland and just upstream of the city’s Legacy Park water treatment wetlands.  Southern California Edison has illegally mixed cement powder into the dirt on its rented vacant lot.  And  … now a massive environmental cleanup may be necessary … possibly involving thousand of trucks to haul the cement-laden dirt out of Malibu.  Details:  https://www.radiomalibu.net/sce-lays-cement-on-a-meadow/


    In Los Angeles … Sheriff Alex Villanueva has been ordered to get rid of a sheriff’s deputy … a key campaign aid who had been reinstated to the force by the newly-elected sheriff.

    A superior court judge yesterday ordered Villanueva had no authority to rehire the deputy after he had been fired for beating up his girlfriend … breaking into her housing and then lying about it.   Details: https://www.radiomalibu.net/deputy-to-turn-in-badge-and-gun/

    And this story was based on original reporting in today’s Los Angeles Times.: https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-08-19/la-me-sheriff-villanueva-supervisors-court


    The superintendent of the Santa Monica Malibu School District is firing back against the Malibu lawyer who has won a legal action over fees charged to parents for school activities.  And Dr. Ben Darti says the local school district has a strict policy against charging any fee, deposit or other charge.  Details:  https://www.radiomalibu.net/smmusd-fires-back-to-malibu-lawyer/


    A wet winter … a mild summer … and no monsoon lightning storms in the eastern California mountains. 

    Those three things are combining for a very very mild wildfire season so far this year. 

    Details:  https://www.radiomalibu.net/fires-down-95-percent-this-year/


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    We told you yesterday about a traffic jam … when all eastbound lanes of the 101 Freeway we’re closed at De Soto Avenue in Woodland Hills.

    Turns out the CHP had received reports of a shooting at 6:30 a.m. near the De Soto Avenue offramp.

    An unknown person fired multiple shots at a driver before fleeing the area. 

    No one was hurt.

    The freeway was closed for about 30 minutes while investigators scoured the area.


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    Weather for the Malibu ….

    ((((  Not as much coastal haze today    )))) … highs  ((((   73  )))) beaches … ((((    92  )))) mountains and canyons. 

    Downcoast winds …  (((   15   )))) miles per hour this afternoon.

    Sunset tonight is at   ((((    7:39    )))).

    After that … (((    )))) tonight … low ((((    )))) beaches …  ((((   )))) 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 ((((    66   )))) degrees in the water at Zuma Beach.

    Mo say the waves today are  occasionally 1 to 2 feet,

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

    High tide is at  ((((  High tide is at 1:07  )))) …. 

    (((((   Low tide is at  7:10.    ))))


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