Caltrans Hears Complaints, Moves PCH Project To Overnights – Biker Rally On PCH Stirs Reaction – Slurry Seal Work Starts Friday


After two days of huge traffic jams … Caltrans says it will work at night instead of during the day at Latigo Beach.

Motorcycle rally organizers are preparing a response to the sheriff and city … about their plans to block P C H in September.

And longtime Malibu resident Glen Campbell dies … did you know he was a former Beach Boy??

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It’s the Wednesday edition … from Radio Malibu  …. 97 point 5 K B U.


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Caltrans has agreed to reschedule road work in the Latigo Beach area … to put an end to massive traffic jams that have occurred over the past two days. 

Contractors working for the state have … for two days … been working on P C H … at Latigo Beach.

Huge traffic jams have ensued … stretching all the way to Bluff Park.

At one point … delays approached one hour … as the state contractors removed rocks and gravel that has fallen off of a cliff near Corral Canyon Road.

Malibu city manager Reva Feldman says Caltrans did not inform the city about the planned lane closures … and she said the state has an agreement with the city not to conduct routine maintenance during daytime hours in the summer season. 

Caltrans officials pulled the work crews off the job yesterday in the early afternoon.

The work has been rescheduled for 9 p-m to 4 a-m … 


Organizer of a motorcycle rally say they are preparing a formal response to a city report … that accuses the rally of illegally seizing control of Pacific Coast Highway. 

The Ride To the Flags event has been run for three  years now … a big motorcycle rally from Ventura County down to Bluffs park in Malibu … 

It’s billed a an honor to the flags flown at Pepperdine University twice a year … at memorial day and in the fall.

Last year … the group had motorcycle escorts from a funeral procession escort company …

The motorcade has gotten large … too big for the LA County Sheriffs Department,.

Last year …. bikers took 15 minutes to clear each intersection from Trancas down to Bluffs. 

It took hours to sort out traffic at P C H at Malibu Canyon Road … and there was a crash there in all the confusion.

The city says the Bluffs Park party has resulted in all sorts of problems.

Run To the Flags organizer Ryan Sawtelle says a written response to the sheriff and city staff is being written …

And he referred a reporter to that.

The permit request to use Bluffs Park goes before the city council Monday.

But the sheriff has already said no … the riders cannot block P C H and will have to ride with the rules … and obey all traffic signal rules. 


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The city of Malibu says residents will have access to their streets and driveways … as hundred of houses get the streets in front of their houses repaved next week.

But expect delays .. says the city.

Residents have not been told where to park their cars … or what the delays entail.

How long does it take for the slurry seal to dry … before it can be driven on?

On Friday … slurry seal will be applied to Deerhead Road and Harvester Road above Malibu High … and Bonsall Drive in Zuma Canyon.

Also … Cottontail Lane, Bunnie Lane near Broad Beach.

And Bailard Road and Lunita Road near Trancas.

The city says “No Parking” areas will be marked with tall orange cones.


Longtime Malibu resident Glen Campbell has died.

Campbell had lived for years in a house off Cavalierri Road … above Point Dume. 

Glen Campbell was one of the biggest TV … radio and even movie stars of the late 1960s and 1970s. 

He sold more than 45 million records, had 12 gold albums and 75 chart hits. 

He co-starred with John Wayne in the 1969 movie True Grit.

His Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour on CBS ran from from 1969 to 1972 … and had a weekly audience of some 50 million people.

Campbell had a long decline from Alzheimer’s disease … and went on a goodbye tour. 

He released a last music album this summer …. called Adios.

Campbell’s musical career dated back to the early years of rock ‘n roll. 

He toured with the Champs of “Tequila” fame. 

He was part of the house band for the ABC TV show “Shindig!” and a member of Phil Spector’s “Wrecking Crew” studio band that played on hits by the Ronettes, the Righteous Brothers and the Crystals. 

He played guitar on Frank Sinatra’s “Strangers In the Night,” the Monkees’ “I’m a Believer” and Elvis Presley’s “Viva Las Vegas.”

He opened for the Doors and sang and played bass with the Beach Boys as a replacement for Brian Wilson, who in the mid-’60s had retired from touring to concentrate on studio work. 

In 1966, Campbell played on the Beach Boys’ classic “Pet Sounds” album.

And that’s before he became a star. 

Wichita Lineman 

By The Time I get To Phoenix.

Huge hits ,,,, middle of the road … top 40 … country western.

Glen Campbell sold his beloved house in Malibu in 2011 .. as Alzheimers took its toll.

He died Tuesday in Nashville … he was 81.


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Weather for the Malibu ….

It will be ((((   mostly sunny, with a high near 77.  )))) degrees today on the beach … ((((   94   )))) inland. 

Winds will be strong. 

Downcoast winds will be gusting up to   (((   25  )))) miles per hour this afternoon.

Sunset tonight is at   ((((    7:45   )))).

After that … expect it to be (((   partly cloudy  )))) tonight … a low of  ((((  63  )))) on the beach … down to  ((((   63  )))) in the canyons.

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

Right now … at Trancas it’s ((((   69    )))) degrees.

In upper Malibu Canyon … ((((    70   )))) .

And at Civic Center Los Angeles … ((((   71     )))).

In the ocean … it’s ((((    69    )))) degrees in the water at Zuma Beach.

The lifeguards say the waves today are   ((((  1 to 2  )))) feet high …. 

((((   Minor blend of Southern Hemisphere and NW wind swell energy. s )))) 

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

((((( High  tide is at  11:42 AM  4.33 feet.

Low tide is at 5:01 PM.

The major high tide is at 11:05 PM  5.46 feet   ))))


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