Edited at 6/24/2019 at 10 a.m. PST While burn-out victims are tangled in red tape going through the permit process at City Hall, who has issued little more than 5 permits to
By Sam Hall Kaplan Some good news, that is if the neophyte City Council and concerned citizens can assert themselves in the discretionary municipal budget review now going on at a paranoid
By Sam Hall Kaplan So, the attorney for the over reaching Malibu Beach Inn has threatened to sue the city if it does not approve a public-be-damned proposal calling for a traffic
By Sam Hall Kaplan The thought of the fire still haunts me, as I am sure it haunts many in Malibu, especially the burnouts but also persevering residents who are acutely
When asked what one word would best describes post disaster Malibu, I offered “fractured,” then amended it to “hurting,,” then “changing,” followed by “challenged.” Actually words really don’t describe the conflicted feelings
By Lester Tobias On Monday night, one person, one Malibu citizen, one fifth of our only elected body in Malibu decided to impose his will on every single property owner in this
Council members Skylar Peak and Rick Mullen were served with the Notice of Intent to Circulate a Recall Petition at the City Council Meeting on Monday, February 11th, 2019.
By Sam Hall Kaplan When the Woolsey Fire ravaged a significant slice of Malibu, it also laid bare the city’s collective innocence, exposing a failed leadership and a flawed first response, and