KBUU Newswire Thu Jul 19: Storm Douses Bu – Murder Reward Upped To $30,000 – Scooter Smashes Kid

  • A summer squall douses Malibu … beaches closed … thunderbolts of lightning very very frightening.
  • The reward for information in the Malibu Canyon murder is increased again.
  • Caltrans needs to move some Earth above PCH.
  • A scooter clobbers a kid in Santa Monica … prompting a petition drive to ban Birds.

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


Well…. that was interesting. 

A little thunderstorm cell crept west down the Santa Monica Mountains at midday yesterday.

Details: http://www.radiomalibu.net/beaches-briefly-closed-by-t-storm/


The reward for information leading to an arrest in the Malibu Creek murder has jumped again … and Malibu artist Stafford Taylor continues his recovery at the UCLA Medical Center. 

details on both: http://www.radiomalibu.net/mal-cyn-reward-artist-recovery/


A fifth city Council candidates has pulled papers to run.

Lance Simmens took out petitions Tuesday.

On his web site … Simmons describes himself as a writer with 40 years in senior level positions with  two US Presidents, two US Senators, two prominent Governors.

And its says he is active in local politics in Malibu.

Simmens was active as a volunteer … where he was elected president of the Malibu Adamson House Foundation Board of Directors.

That lasted 10 months before the board dumped him.

Simmens called that … we quote … “a small minded and petty effort.”

Four other candidates are also running for the two available seats. 

They are Olivia Damavandi Ayreh  … Karen Farrer … Jim Palmer and Mikke Pierson .


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


Caltrans plans some major earthmoving above P C H at the east end of town next week.

Details:  http://www.radiomalibu.net/pch-cliff-needs-work/   


A petition drive has been started in Santa Monica … where a mother is furious that a scooter rider smashed into her son and badly injured him.

Details: http://www.radiomalibu.net/smashed-in-face-by-scooter/


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Weather for the Malibu ….

Hazy and cool  today … highs  ((((   78   )))) beaches … ((((   93   )))) mountains and canyons. 

Winds will be gentle. 

Downcoast winds …  (((   5   )))) miles per hour this afternoon.

Sunset tonight is at   ((((    8:04   )))).

After that … (((  patchy clouds and mountain fog  )))) tonight … low ((((   66  )))) beaches …  ((((    68   )))) mountains and canyons.

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

Right now … at Trancas it’s ((((   67    )))) degrees.

In upper Malibu Canyon … ((((    67    )))) .

And at Civic Center Los Angeles … ((((   70   )))).

In the ocean … it’s ((((    67   )))) degrees in the water at Zuma Beach.

The lifeguards say the waves today are   ((((   1 to 2  )))) feet high …. 

((((   Trace swell out of the SSW but basically we’re talking golf course pond conditions. )))) 

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

(((((  Low tide is at 9:32 AM .

High tide … 4.9 feet … at 4:27 PM.

And another low tide at 11:12 tonight   ))))


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