This is KBUU News – Day 60 of the fire disaster – The headlines:
- = Roadblocks on PCH west … a mile west of Trancas … residents only there.
- = And a hard closure between Neptune’s Net and Las Posas Road.
- = Almost an inch and a half of rain hits some parts of Malibu.
- = No pollution is detected in the dirt that is washing out of the hills onto Malibu High.
- = And the LA Times analyzes the beginnings of the Woolsey Fire … were mistakes made???
This is Malibu’s only local daily news. It’s the (((( Monday ))) edition of the news … from Radio Malibu …. F-M 99 point 1 K B U U. Good morning … I’m Hans Laetz reporting.
Rain continues to fall in Malibu at daybreak.
And this time … it’s the eastern end of the city that apparently got the most rain.
1.44 inches of rain in the last 24 hours at Big Rock Mesa (period ending 5:05am Monday).
KBUU Trancas .80
Lechusa (Upper Decker Cyn) 1.22
Lower Decker Cyn 1.02
Westlake Village .33
Monte Nido .41
Malibu Civic Ctr .32
Big Rock Mesa 1.44
Camp 8 Upper Las Flores .45
Topanga Cyn .52
Malibu Elementary schoolsare open and in session today.
The middle school and high school has an already-planned pupil free day, and school resumes there Tuesday.
Testing on the ash that washed onto Malibu High School’s field during a major rain storm in December has been completed.
And its shows no levels of pollution.
The Los Angeles Times has compiled a comprehensive analysis of the beginnings of the Woolsey Fire.
And it asks questions about the decisions made by fire commanders … when the fire first broke out … and when it headed towards the 101 Freeway and the Malibu ocean.
LA Times story: https://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-woolsey-resources-20190106-htmlstory.html
The MRCA reveals plans to drastically increase visitor numbers in a Malibu canyon already plagued by overuse and visitor pollution.
MRCA plans to construct a new trail between Escondido Falls and Pacific Coast Highway.
Except most of the trail will not be a trail at all … it will be the private road owned and maintained by homeowners … called Murphy Way.
Link to MRCA plans: https://mrca.ca.gov/about/land-use-planning-documents/
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Weather for the Malibu ….
(((( Rain consistently falling until about 10 o’clock … then showery weather. )))) … highs (((( 61 )))) beaches … (((( 59 )))) mountains and canyons.
Winds off the ocean … around 10 miles an hour all day.
Sunset tonight is at (((( 5 )))).
After that … ((( partly cloudy )))) tonight … low (((( 54 )))) beaches … (((( 47 )))) mountains and canyons.
Tomorrow should be (((( mostly sunny but cool )))).
Right now … at Trancas it’s (((( 53 )))) degrees.
Leo Carrillo beach … 54.
Upper Malibu Canyon … (((( 47 )))) .
And at Civic Center Los Angeles … (((( 51 )))).
Mo say the waves today are (((( 1 to 2 )))) feet high ….
Solid WNW swell-mix fades. Winds and conditions improving. Poor to Fair conditions surfing conditions …. according to the lifeguards.
((((( High tide is at 9:26 AM 5.7ft
Low tide is at 4:44 PM
11:19 PM 3.6ft High ))))
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