KBUU Newswire Day 162 – Wed Apr 17 – City May Chop 2 Acres From Potential Park – Underground Power Lines Emerge As Possibility – Goo Goo Clusters, Chicken Fried Steak Threaten Las Posas Road



This is KBUU News – Day 162 the Wednesday Headlines:

  • =   Malibu unveils plans to POSSIBLY carve up the Chili Cookoff Site … to take a third of it for parking and a fire station.
  • =  A Malibu city councilwoman says power lines should be installed underground after they burn down.
  • =   Venice residents fight against a homeless shelter that serves a regional population. 
  • =  And a possible sign of the apocalypse … Goo Goo Clusters are coming to Las Posas Road. 

This is Malibu’s Only Local Daily News … from Radio Malibu  …. F-M 99 point 1 K B U U. Good morning … I’m Hans Laetz reporting.


The city has unveiled plans to -possibly- put a fire station on part of the vacant piece of land … just purchased by the city of Malibu … on Civic Center Way. Details and a map: https://www.radiomalibu.net/city-may-divide-park-site/


A state senator has introduced a proposed law … to require electric companies to replace burned out overhead power lines with underground equipment.  And Malibu city council member Karen Farrer wants Malibu to endorse it.  Details: https://www.radiomalibu.net/endorse-underground-lines/


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This may be viewed as the coming of the apocalypse to the doorstep of Malibu.

Cracker Barrel … the southern-fried restaurant chain with outposts along every interstate in middle America … is coming to Las Posas Road. Details: https://www.radiomalibu.net/goo-goo-clusters-threaten-malibu/


A paddle out held yesterday … at Surfrider Beach .. for Randy Nauert … a Malibu original.  Details: https://www.radiomalibu.net/a-paddle-out-for-a-malibu-original/


A group of Venice residents opposed to plans for a 154-bed homeless shelter in the beachside neighborhood are gearing up for an expensive legal fight. 

The Venice Stakeholders Association has raised $200,000 to pay for lawsuits challenging plans for the shelter.

Residents are gearing up to fight the shelter … proposed for a former bus lot owned by Metro.

L A Mayor Eric Garcetti has a regional plan .. called A Bridge Home … to set up temporary housing for homeless people on the westside.

Malibu does not have a homeless shelter … but contributes towards the operation of one in Santa Monica.

In three weeks … a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge is set to decide whether to issue a preliminary injunction that would halt the Venice project.


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Weather for the Malibu ….

((((    Sunny, with a high near 68     )))) beaches … ((((   76   )))) mountains and canyons. 

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

Sunset tonight is at   ((((     7:28   )))).

After that … (((  mostly clear   )))) tonight … low ((((  54   )))) beaches …  ((((    53  )))) mountains and canyons.

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

At 7 a-m … at Trancas it’s ((((    57   )))) degrees.

Leo Carrillo Beach …   ((((    54   )))).

Upper Malibu Canyon …  ((((   54    )))) .

And at Civic Center Los Angeles … ((((   54    )))).

In the ocean … it’s ((((    58    )))) degrees in the water at Zuma Beach.

The lifeguards say the waves today are   ((((  2-3  )))) feet high …. 

Fading NW swell-mix w/ new SSW swell filling in. 

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

(((((  A 5.2 foot high tide is at 8:45 this morning.

Low tide is at 2:59 P.

And a 5.4 foot high tide … tonight at 9:15.    ))))


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