Community Information

Fifth Major Award for Legacy Park 2011

by ritasimpson December 12, 2011 Community Information

Continuing its award-winning streak, the City of Malibu’s Legacy Park is the recipient of the 2011 Engineering Achievement Award presented by the Los Angeles Basin Section of the California Water Environment Association. This is the fifth major award the City has won for its creation of Legacy Park, which reached completion approximately one year ago. …

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Fuel Added To The Secession Debate on Malibu- Santa Monica Scool District

by ritasimpson December 9, 2011 Community Information

Despite fierce opposition from a majority of Malibu Parent groups the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education approved a plan to centralize fundraising and transfer authority to the Santa Monica Malibu Education Foundation, restricting individual district school PTAs from raising funds to pay for programs or personnel.

Many Malibu parents say they see the plan …

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View Restoration Is Controversial

by ritasimpson December 9, 2011 Community Information

The citywide view restoration ordinance is described by municipal planners as a proposal “establishing a private right of action for property owners to restore pre-existing views that have been significantly obstructed by landscaping on neighboring properties.”

In 2008, 60% of the voters approved the measure  for the removal or trimming of landscaping in order to restore and …

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A Profile of Malibu and the Santa Monica Mountain Communities

by ritasimpson December 4, 2011 Community Information

I found this Interactive Census Information fascinating on the Malibu and surrounding areas. It’s interactive and you can view Population, Ethnicity, Income and Education breakdowns per community. Malibu is the least diverse of the communities and is not the richest!

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Malibu “Bicycle Friendly Community”?

by ritasimpson December 3, 2011 Community Information

City officials are examining a long-term project to make bicycling a viable alternative to driving in Malibu

Planning could begin next year on an ambitious long-term effort to make bicycling a viable transportation alternative to cars in Malibu. The city’s public safety commission met with bicycle experts recently to hear a presentation on the virtues of …

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Malibu City Searching for skate park home

by ritasimpson December 3, 2011 Community Information

The city is researching both temporary and long-term options for the skate park that Malibu had. The park has been without a home since the end of October, when it was evicted from its longtime location at Civic Center Way and Cross Creek Road. Locations being discussed for the short term include parking lot 12 at …

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Lagoon Bridges Must Go

by ritasimpson December 3, 2011 Community Information

In the much disputed decision to re-design the Malibu Lagoon, opponents plead with the Coast Commision to re-consider destruction of the bridges. “These bridges offer the most important outdoor classroom opportunity we have in Malibu,” Hanscom said. “If they remove them and that traffic that goes through the heart of the lagoon, it really takes away …

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List of Places of Worship in Malibu

by ritasimpson December 2, 2011 Community Information

Look no further, here is a list of  Places of Worship in Malibu

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Malibu Garden Club

by ritasimpson November 2, 2011 Community Information

Malibu Garden Club a great place to meet fellow gardeners In Malibu.

Founded in 1959.  The Malibu Garden Club is a non-profit organization whose mission is to aid in the beautification of Malibu, promote civic development and improvement, present scholarships to deserving students of horticulture, landscape architecture or related fields along with creating and promoting goodwill …

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Curious about commercial development projects currently underway in Malibu?

by ritasimpson October 26, 2011 Community Information

COMMERCIAL PROJECTS REPORT

Check out our updated list:

The purpose of this report is to inform the public of changing commercial activities in the city. This report will be updated bi-weekly on Mondays and tracks new commercial uses and development projects. The status of existing projects currently under review/recently approved will be provided as well. This report …

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