KBUU Newswire Fri Jun 15: Ginormous Bus Gets Stuck – $1/2 Million Sewer Bill – Legacy Of Dead Trees At Park

  • A ginormous bus gets high centered on Latigo Canyon Road … 50 passengers hike it out. 
  • Malibu gets ready to send out a half million dollar sewer bill to one lucky Malibu property owner.
  • Legacy Park trees are dying … it’s going to cost $120,000 to design a fix.
  • And Metro can’t figure out why people don’t use the bus … after making it as inconvenient as possible to do so.

This is Malibu’s only local daily news.  It’s the   ((((  Friday ))) edition of the news … from Radio Malibu  …. F-M 99 point 1 K B U U. Good morning … I’m Hans Laetz reporting.


About 50 people were marooned on Latigo Canyon Road yesterday … when a large bus got stuck on the hairpin turns about 2 miles south of Kanan Dume Road.

Details: http://www.radiomalibu.net/bus-stuck-on-upper-latigo/ 


How would you like a half million dollar sewer bill?

One lucky Malibu guy will get that.

Details: http://www.radiomalibu.net/half-million-dollar-sewer-bill/


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We’re still waiting to hear why … from the Southern California Edison company … why it’s okay to put a wooden power pole that has split into two halves in the ground to support heavy power equipment. 

Details: http://www.radiomalibu.net/no-answer-from-edison/


Three years after Metro said it would eventually stop running buses out to Malibu … the agency is now planning to reimagine its bus system.

Whatever that means.

Metro is asking Malibu residents to take a “NextGen Bus Study Survey.

Details: ”http://www.radiomalibu.net/lousy-bus-service-survey/

Survey: http://Metro.net/projects/nextgen.


The City of Malibu is about to spend $120,000 to figure out to do with poor Legacy Park.

Or rather the dying trees and bushes there.

Details: http://www.radiomalibu.net/dying-legacy-park-trees/


List of all the awards that the city won for the Legacy Park water reclamation project … the one that is failing: 

Legacy Park Project Awards 

  • Outstanding Stormwater Best Management Practice (BMP) Implementation – Comprehensive Regional Project – Presented by California Stormwater Quality Association (CASQA), September 2011 
  • 2011 Outstanding Sustainability Project – Presented by the Metropolitan Los Angeles Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), October 2011 
  • 2011 B.E.S.T Creative and Innovative Project of the Year – Presented by American Public Works Association, Southern California Chapter, December 2011 
  • 2011 Outstanding Sustainability Project – Presented by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Los Angeles Section, October 2011 • 2011 Engineering Achievement Award – Presented by Water Environment Association, Los Angeles Basin Section, December 2011 
  • Project of the Year – Presented by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Region 9, February 2012 
  • 2012 Water Quality Improvement Award – Presented by the Water Environment Federation, October 2012 
  • 2012 Water Reliability 2020 Award – Presented by West Basin Municipal Water District, October 2012 
  • 2013 Helen Putnam Award – Public Works, Infrastructure and Transportation – Presented by the League of California Cities, September 2013


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Weather for the Malibu ….

Clouds burning off by midmorning today … highs  ((((    near 67  )))) beaches … ((((   85   )))) mountains and canyons. 

Winds will be blowing. 

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

Sunset tonight is at   ((((    8:07   )))).

After that … (((   heavy marine layer and possible drizzle  )))) tonight … low ((((  56   )))) beaches …  ((((  54    )))) mountains and canyons.

Tomorrow should see   ((((   20 percent chance of rain in the morning … mostly drizzle. )))).

Right now … at Trancas it’s ((((    58   )))) degrees.

In upper Malibu Canyon … ((((    62   )))) .

And at Civic Center Los Angeles … ((((   64   )))).

In the ocean … it’s ((((     60   )))) degrees in the water at Zuma Beach.

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

((((  Not much happening.   )))) 

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

(((((   A 4 foot high tide is at 12:19 this midday.

Low tide at 5:03.

Then the major high tide … 6.3 feet … at 11:15 tonight.    ))))


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