The Malibu Times, Santa Monica Daily Press to Hold School Board Candidate Forum


Ahead of the upcoming election, The Malibu Times and Santa Monica Daily Press invite the community to attend a Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District School Board candidate forum on Wednesday, Oct. 10, at Point Dume Marine Science School from 6-8 p.m.

The event is also co-sponsored by Advocates for Malibu Public Schools (AMPS). Students from Malibu High and Santa Monica High will be assisting with the event.

The five candidates are running for four seats: newcomer Ann Maggio Thanawalla and incumbents Oscar de la Torre, Craig Foster, Laurie Lieberman and Richard Tahvildaran-Jesswein. 

To RSVP, email The event will be held at the cafetorium at PDMSS (6955 Fernhill Drive). Parking will be available to attendees in the school lot.