KBUU Newswire Thu Apr 12: Winds to 45 – Malibu High Future Bandied About Tonight – Sheriff Has 1 in 7 Jobs Unfilled



  • Windy today … up to 40 miles an hour .. and there’s a high surf warning. 
  • Some momentous decisions about Malivbu High School tonight. 
  • Residents sued for 15 million each by Joe Edmiston say he played some fast footwork at the state, 
  • And the sheriff is short 1000 deputies … causing an overtime budget blowout. 

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


Wind advisories are up for Malibu. 

Areas of north winds 20 to 30 mph with  gusts to 45 mph late this morning through Friday morning.

Isolated gusts to 50 mph tonight across the San Fernando Valley and western portions of the Los Angeles coast … including Malibu to Hollywood Hills.

The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued a High Surf Advisory, which is in effect until 8 AM PDT Friday.

Surf will build to 6 to 8 ft with local sets to 9 ft at west to northwest facing beaches through early Friday morning. 

Surf will continue to be elevated through Friday but should stay below 7 feet.


What is the fate of Malibu High School???

The Santa Monica Malibu School Board may make a decision tonight on what to do with the older part of the campus.


You are listening to the latest news from Radio Malibu … FM 99 point 1 K B U U News.


Homeowners in Sycamore Park are reacting to the 15 million dollar lawsuits filed against each of them by the Mountains Recreation and Conservations Authority … the M R C A.

We reported yesterday that the lawsuits were 5 million dollars each … that was an error … each homeowner is defending a 15 million dollar lawsuit filed by the state agency. 

Details: http://www.radiomalibu.net/edmiston-accused-of-covering-up/ 


The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is hired by the City of Malibu … and many other cities … to act as our city police department.

Now comes word from downtown that the countywide department is facing a projected 40 million deficit … and has vacancies of more than 1,000 deputies.

Details:  http://www.radiomalibu.net/sheriff-has-1-in-7-jobs-not-filled/


An environmental group is charging that oil and gas companies drilling in the ocean off Southern California violated regulations nearly 400 times over the past three years.

Details:  http://www.radiomalibu.net/oil-platforms-upcoast-from-malibu/


Weather for the Malibu ….


It will be ((((   windy   )))) today … highs  ((((  66   )))) beaches … ((((   72    )))) mountains and canyons. 

Winds will be blasting

Downcoast winds …  (((   40   )))) miles per hour this afternoon.

Sunset tonight is at   ((((    7:23   )))).

After that … (((   very windy  )))) tonight up to 40 or 45 miles an hour … low ((((    50  )))) beaches …  (((( 44  )))) mountains and canyons.

Tomorrow should be   ((((  breezy    )))).

The lifeguards say the waves today are   (((( 4 to 5 … occasionally 6   )))) feet high …. 

((((   Mid-period WNW swell. Possible elevated WNW winds most of the day. Poor to Fair conditions )))) 

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

(((((  High tide … 8:01 AM 4.5ft

Low: 2:28 PM 0.1ft High: 8:48 PM 4.4ft     ))))


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