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Malibu City Council Candidate Debate

by ritasimpson February 29, 2012 Community Information

The Malibu Chamber of Commerce and the Malibu Association of Realtors have scheduled a 2012 candidates forum at HRL Laboratories on March 14 from 6 to 9 p.m. The chamber represents nearly 500 local business members and the Association of Realtors represents over 700 real estate professionals, according to a joint press release of that …

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New Hotel In Malibu Under Consideration

by ritasimpson February 24, 2012 Community Information

Hotel Project Estimated to Be Four Times Size of Colony Plaza

 

• City Is Currently Seeking Consultant for Supplemental EIR for the Most Recent Proposal

BY BILL KOENEKER
More information has been revealed about the size and shape of the Rancho Malibu Hotel project as city officials seek a consulting firm to do an Environmental Impact Report Supplemental.
The …

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Malibu Lagoon Restoration Controversial

by ritasimpson February 15, 2012 Community Information

The lawsuit  filed in the Superior Court challenges  the California Coastal Commission’s approval of the Malibu Lagoon Restoration Project and alleges that the project will harm birds, fish and other species that live in the lagoon, and in doing so violate the Coastal Act.

Supporters of the plan, including environmental groups Heal the Bay and Santa Monica …

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View Ordinance Compromise in Malibu

by ritasimpson February 15, 2012 Community Information

Residents now have the right to keep views they currently possess, but whether they will have the right to restore views is still up in the air.
The Malibu City Council on Monday voted 3-2 to adopt a view preservation ordinance, but delayed a decision on the much more controversial subject of view restoration for approximately …

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Malibu Local Nomenclature An Odd Mix

by ritasimpson January 9, 2012 Community Information

BY SUZANNE  GULDIMANN

Malibu Surfside News

 

Most Malibu residents adapt quickly to the local nomenclature, but even by California standards Malibu has an odd mix of place names. A never-to-be-forgotten visitor once stumped a resident with a request for directions to “ToppaAnga Sin,” and even among longtime residents the meaning of local names and their history is sometimes a …

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Adjustment in Affordable Units Required in Malibu

by ritasimpson December 28, 2011 Community Information

The City of Malibu, which is currently rezoning properties to meet a state requirement proving it can accommodate 441 units of affordable housing, has been informed that number has dropped to two.

The City’s Planning Department contention always was that the 441 numbers were based on faulty growth forecast numbers. In the last 10 Years the …

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Malibu West Homeowners Worry as GHAD Bills Mount

by ritasimpson December 28, 2011 Community Information

As the bills accumulate  for preliminary work done for the Broad Beach Geological Hazard Abatement District, Malibu West homeowners, who collectively own one lot on Broad Beach, are becoming increasingly concerned about just how much ultimately the GHAD might cost the residents of the more financially modest neighborhood.

Malibu West is involved in the GHAD project, an attempt to restore …

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New Beach in Malibu

by ritasimpson December 28, 2011 Community Information

A one-mile stretch of beach has been fenced off from Pacific Coast Highway for decades. One city council member wants the County of Los Angeles to either improve public access or transfer control over the beach to the city, but county officials say a transfer of control isn’t in the cards. The beach is open to …

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City of Malibu Wants To Open a Fenced Off Beach to The Public

by ritasimpson December 22, 2011 Community Information

For several decades, a mile-long stretch of coastline running from Latigo Shore Drive east to Corral Canyon Road along Pacific Coast Highway has been separated from the highway by thick metal fencing. The beach is open to the public, but with no access roads or parking spaces, beachgoers must either pick their way through broken …

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New Water System Approved for Malibu Trancas Highlands

by ritasimpson December 16, 2011 Community Information

The Trancas Highlands Home owners Association plans to construct a 500,000-gallon water storage tank and a 2,100-foot access road at 31537 Anacapa View Drive.

The Planning Commission approved the construction of a new two-story home at 31537 Anacapa View Drive, where the owners have agreed to allow the water tank to be placed on the property, …

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