KBUU Newswire Thurs Aug 2: Edison Explains Plans For Malibu Blackouts, Public Reacts With Worries Of Heatstrokes, Fires, Car Crashes

This is KBUU News.  The headlines:

  •  = Edison officials Southern California might have 2 …might have 10 intentional power blackouts in Santa Anas this year.
  •  = Malibu residents predict chaos … and maybe even elderly people dying … if air conditioning is cut off in extreme heat.
  •  = The state is OK with the blackouts … as utility companies spend a million dollars month lobbying them.
  •   = Industrial movie making continues in Puerco Canyon wilderness park.


This is Malibu’s only local daily news.  It’s the   ((((  Thursday  ))) edition of the  news … from Radio Malibu  ….

F-M 99 point 1 K B U U.  Good morning … I’m Hans Laetz reporting.


Southern California Edison officials appeared before the Malibu public safety commission yesterday … and gave the first explanation of their plans to black out the city when severe winds threaten.


And Malibu residents protested the plan.

Details: http://www.radiomalibu.net/sce-plans-for-wind-blackouts/


You are listening to the latest news from Radio Malibu … F-M 99 point 1 K B U U.  ((( time  ))))


Industrial scale moviemaking returned to a wilderness park in Malibu yesterday.

Residents of Puerco Canyon in were horrified to see huge trucks … buses and equipment hauled up the narrow switchback road … owned by the City of Malibu … that accesses the James Cameron wilderness Park.

Details:  http://www.radiomalibu.net/movie-trucks-hog-the-trail/


Los Angeles county has figured out why hundreds of Malibu voters where ousted from the voting rolls in the June primary election.

Details: http://www.radiomalibu.net/vote-fiasco-traced-to-software/


In news from down the coast … Newport Beach has clipped Bird’s wings.

The Coast Pilot newspaper reports the electric scooter dropped off at least 50 of its two-wheeled vehicles on the Balboa Peninsula last weekend.

As usual… Bird gave no notice and pulled no permits.

The city issued a cease and desist letter.

Newport Beach is now Bird free.

Not so Santa Monica … and we have seen the birds migrating up PCH.

It’s only a matter of time.


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Weather for the Malibu …


It appears that Malibu had the all-time hottest July in recorded history.

The National Weather Service does not keep that statistic for Malibu.

But nearby Camarillo checks in with a day and night average of 75 degrees for the month of July.

That’s a record.

And at 78 degrees … it almost tied th erecord at UCLA.

Records were set elsewhere along the LA County coast as well



It will be ((((   sunny  )))) today … highs  ((((   77    )))) beaches … ((((   96   )))) mountains and canyons.

Winds will be strong.

Downcoast winds …  (((   25   )))) miles per hour this afternoon.

Sunset tonight is at   ((((    7:54    )))).

After that … (((  patchy fog   )))) tonight … low ((((   66   )))) beaches …  ((((   67  )))) mountains and canyons.

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

Right now … at Trancas it’s ((((    71   )))) degrees.

In upper Malibu Canyon … ((((    78   )))) .

And at Civic Center Los Angeles … ((((   79   )))).

In the ocean … it’s ((((    66   )))) degrees in the water at Zuma Beach.

The lifeguards say the waves have a little bit of a pulse …    )))) feet high ….

((((    ))))

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

(((((   Low tide is at  7:29 AM

High tide … 4.3 feet … at 2:16 this afternoon.

Another low tide will hit at 8:15 tonight.  ))))


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