Ken Kearsley


Age: 68

Occupation: Retired high school teacher/ works part-time with family business

Bio: Ken Kearsley was elected to the council in 2000. His local political involvement began in 1963 when he formed Malibu Citizens for Good Community Planning to fight the first county sewer bond issue. He also helped to defeat the second sewer proposal and the proposed Corral Canyon nuclear plant. Kearsley supported Measure M. He moved to Malibu in 1961.

Major endorsements: All the City Councilmembers; Former Planning Commissioner Richard Carrigan; County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky; planning commissioners David Fox, Pete Anthony and Les Moss.

Quote: “This council has gotten the ship of the city turned around and in motion.”