Power outage shuts down Malibu, forces businesses to close

Retail and restaurants businesses at Cross Creek Road were forced to close their doors due to a power outage. The outage also impacted traffic signals from Topanga Canyon to Malibu Canyon. According to the Dispatch Station, the outage occurred around 2:00 p.m. there is no estimated time of restoration. The Whole Foods at Civic Center Way is the only business currently open. Businesses at the Pier and Malibu Colony are still operating. The City of Malibu announced the closure of Malibu City Hall due to the outage.

This is a developing story: We’ll give updates on the situation as we learn more.

Multiple businesses posted notices on their doors letting customers know of the outage.

According the the Dispatch Station, the power has been restored as of 6:38 p.m.

Samantha Bravo
Samantha Bravo
Samantha Bravo is an inspiring photojournalist based in Los Angeles California. She began her journalism career at Pierce College Media Arts Department.Twitter @samanthavbravo

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