KBUU Newswire – Day 67 – Mon Jan 21: T-Minus 7 To Mass Demolition – Topanga Reopened – Bluff Concerts Kaput – City May Hire Fire Prep Staffer



This is KBUU News – the headlines:

  • =  Topanga Canyon Boulevard has reopened to traffic. 
  • =  There are no major road closures this morning in the Malibu area.
  • =  The city plans to hire a second person in the public safety department.
  • =  Mass demolition starts next Monday in Malibu.

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


Next Monday is the scheduled start date for the massive demolition Malibu neighborhoods that were incinerated by the Woolsey Fire.  A final workshop with Cal Recycle is on Wednesday.  Details: https://www.radiomalibu.net/meeting-wed-demolition-starts-mon/


Trucks making illegal U-turns in Western Malibu.

The return of the motorheads.

And Topanga is reopened.  Details:  https://www.radiomalibu.net/turns-motorheads-topanga-reopened/ 

Two month after the Woolsey Fire generated a firestorm of criticism of Malibu City Hall … the city manager is proposing adding a staff member to handle fire safety. https://www.radiomalibu.net/fire-safety-staffer-employee-97/ 

The two Concert On The Bluffs events may have been huge and popular success stories. 

But it looks like the city is giving up on them. Details: https://www.radiomalibu.net/costs-sink-concerts-of-the-bluff/


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


Malibu is going to be counting homeless people … and given the Woolsey Fire … the number of people sleeping in cars may cause a spike in the census. 

The annual Homeless Count will take place starting tomorrow … for three days.

There was a reduction in homelessness last year. 

But 155 fellow humans were living on beaches … in cars or in canyons in Malibu last year.

52,765 persons countywide. 

Volunteers are needed to conduct the homeless in Malibu. 

We have a link to the website at the KBUU Newswire. 

Any community members interested in participating in this year’s count can find more information or register on the count website at http://TheyCountWillYou.org


Today is the federal and state legal holidays for the Reverend Martin Luther King Junior commemoration.  

Banks and government offices are closed. 

School is out.


Traffic should be light … in 65 seconds … first … 


Weather for the Malibu …. windy … with areas of mountain winds 15 to 25 mph.

Beaches will see gusts to 40 mph today … 45 miles tomorrow.

They will be strongest below passes and canyons.

((((   Sunny and cool and windy today   )))) … highs  ((((   63   )))) beaches … ((((   60   )))) mountains and canyons. 

Sunset tonight is at   ((((    5:14  )))).

After that … (((  bright moonlight … cold and windy   )))) tonight … low ((((    49  )))) beaches …  ((((   43   )))) mountains and canyons.

Tomorrow should be   ((((    even windier.    )))).

At 8 A M  … at Trancas it’s ((((   51     )))) degrees.

Leo Carrillo Beach ….   55.

Upper Malibu Canyon …  ((((   48    )))) .

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

In the ocean … it’s ((((    61    )))) degrees in the water at Surfrider.

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

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

(((((   tide is at     ))))


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