KBUU Newswire – Day 167 – Mon Apr 22 – SC Edison Wants Rates Raised To Cover 17% Guaranteed Profit – Fire Sale At Chili Cookoff Site Opposed – City To Take $2 Million Hit From Fire


This is KBUU News – Day 167 – the Monday Headlines:

  • =   Edison demands a 17 percent profit margin … and raise your rate to get it. 
  • =   The electric delivery monopoly says it needs unusually generous profits because … hey .. this is fire country. 
  • =  The city council considers putting a fire station where a lot of people want a park to be built. 
  • =   Malibu takes a 2 million dollar budget hit from the fire … but there’s money in the bank.
  • =  And Pat Cairns … back in the principal’s office … again. 


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First … Southern California Edison equipment caused a fire that destroyed 488 structures in Malibu … 15 percent of Malibu’s houses.  Now … the utility wants to jack up your electric rates …. because it says it operates in such a risky area that it needs to pay investors a premium profit. 

Details:  SC Edison Says Fire Danger Warrants 17 Percent Profit


Malibu’s City council tonight will consider selling two acres of its vacant land along Civic Center Way the L-A County fire department.

And opposition is emerging to the planned chopping up of Malibu’s best hope for a city park.

Details:  https://www.radiomalibu.net/fire-sale-of-potential-park-land/


Malibu’s city budget will take a 2 million dollar hit due to the Woolsey Fire … according to the latest figures from the city manager. 

Plus … another 6 million dollars in fire expense reimbursements are hung up at the federal government … and may take years to recover.  Details: https://www.radiomalibu.net/fire-sale-of-potential-park-land/


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Pat Cairns is once again returning to work as a fill-in principal in Malibu. Details: https://www.radiomalibu.net/pat-cairns-rides-to-the-rescue/


Lt. Jennifer Seetoo will be at coffee with a cop tomorrow afternoon … at the Malibu Coutny Mart. 

Lt Seetoo is the new LA County Sheriff Department Malibu liaison person.

She is a mother of two young children.

Seetoo is described as passionate about the city … perhaps an understatement.

She says she wants to be sensitive to all the issues that residents here are concerned with.

This includes anger over the roadblocks … when sheriff’s deputies kept rescue workers … supplies … and residents away from homes during the Woolsey Fire.

Also … residents want to talk about more law enforcement coverage in our community, how to deal with the homeless situation, and other safety issues. 

Also at the event … Susan Duenas … the city’s emergency services director …


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((((   Patchy fog this morning   )))) … highs  ((((    69  )))) beaches … ((((   79   )))) mountains and canyons. 

Downcoast winds …  (((   20   )))) miles per hour this afternoon.

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After that … (((   mostly clear  )))) tonight … low ((((  56   )))) beaches …  … mountains and canyons.

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Leo Carrillo Beach …   ((((    52   )))).

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Mo says the waves today are   ((((  1 to 2  )))) feet high …. 

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

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