KBUU Newswire Friday Nov 2 – Pt Dume School Expansion OK’d – SMMUSD Predicts Traffic Jam – CPUC Slaps Edison Over Intentional Blackouts


This is KBUU News – the headlines:

  • =   The school board approves enlarging Point Dume School and closing Cabrillo elementary.
  • =   This despite district officials warning of traffic jams .. and they don’t have a plan to solve them.
  • =   Caltrans has plans for more construction on PCH in Malibu … lots more construction.
  • =   The state of California is not happy at all with the way Edison planned to cut power.
  • =   And Malibu continues to marinate in warm Santa Anas. 

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


The local school board last night unanimously approved the plan to end elementary school classes at Juan Cabrillo school …

This is despite warnings from district employees that concentrating all the elementary school kids on the point doing campus will create two specific traffic hazards.


Details: http://www.radiomalibu.net/smmusd-okays-dume-expansion/

Divorce talks are about to wrap up … between Malibu and the Santa Monica-based school district.  http://www.radiomalibu.net/divorce-negotiations-near-end/ 

The governor and the CPUC are not happy … not happy at all … with the way the power company is handling intentional Santa Ana wind blackouts. 

Details: http://www.radiomalibu.net/state-orders-edison/

And Caltrans plans another major construction project near Corral Canyon at PCH. Details:  http://www.radiomalibu.net/state-orders-edison/


It’s just been an awful week on Pacific Coast Highway … traffic wise.

First … the stalled motor home that corked things up three days ago … two hour delays from that one.

Yesterday … sighting of a small airplane on P C H at Will Rogers Beach lead to fire trucks and police cars … an apparent plane forced landing. 

Turns out … the plane had been there for a day … for some reason.

Then later yesterday … a construction crew showed up in the eastbound lanes at the Belair Bay club … and caused delays topping one hour heading into Santa Monica.

We have Caltrans the construction crew had a permit … and who they were.

The state was checking.


Reminder … the interfaith service tonight for political and religious victims of hate … tonight at 7 at the Malibu Jewish Center and Synagogue.

We will give you the RSVP 

Security checks will be in effect … and the MJCS is aksing you to call them to RSVP.

Their phone number is posted at the KBUU newswire. 

(310) 456-2178


From the KBUU sports desk … The Malibu boys water polo team went to Anaheim last night  to play Servite High School.

They lost …14-7.


Traffic … in 65 seconds … first … 


Weather for the Malibu ….


((((  Sunny hot … mild Santa Anas   )))) … highs  ((((   76   )))) beaches … ((((   89   )))) mountains and canyons. 

Dry Santa Ana winds …  (((  over the hills at about 20   )))) miles per hour this afternoon.

Sunset tonight is at   ((((    6:01    )))).

And don’t forget … California changes its time tomorrow night. 

Clocks get set back one hour as daylight saving time ends. 

As for tonight  … (((  mostly clear  )))) tonight … low ((((  63  )))) beaches …  ((((   53   )))) mountains and canyons.

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

At 7:30 a-m … at Trancas it’s ((((     59   )))) degrees.

At Leo Carrillo Beach .. its 65. 

Upper Malibu Canyon …  ((((   a warm 72 degrees    )))) .

And at Civic Center Los Angeles … ((((    58   )))).

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

The lifeguards say the waves today are   ((((  1 to 3   )))) feet high …. 

Southern Pacific leftovers. 

Poor to Fair conditions

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

(((((  Low tide is at 12:37 PM.

A moderate high tide … 4 point 8 feet … tonight at 6:20 tonight.    ))))


The KBUU Newswire is posted midmornings … at RadioMalibu.net and at the MalibuTimes.com websites.

Remember…  breaking news always  goes first to the radio …  on F-M 99 point 1 over all of Malibu….

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