An emotional homecoming is a major milestone in Malibu’s rebuilding process.
Plants in the Santa Monica Mountains are still recovering from Woolsey and the process will take at least another decade.
With a past filled with pain, Pepperdine pushes forward with its new freshman class.
Art by Madeline Duvall There are two types of people at Pepperdine. There are those who were at the Malibu campus during the time of the Woolsey Fire, and those who weren’t. It isn’t a visible difference, but it is something that permeates the campus culture, especially after the Sweetwater Fire on Aug. 30. However, […]
The Sweetwater Fire burned approximately 40 acres in Malibu near Sweetwater Road.
Firefighters recall protecting communities against the Woolsey Fire while their own homes were in danger
Experts describe fighting the Woolsey Fire at Pepperdine.
Photo by Jenna Gaertner In the afternoon of Nov. 8, the Woolsey fire began its rampage on the Santa Monica Mountains. A combination of high winds, low humidity and drought conditions led to the burning of over 800 structures and almost 100,000 acres, which included 83 percent of Santa Monica Mountain federal parkland, according […]
Infographic by Maria Valente The Woolsey Fire has burned hundreds of structures and remains zero percent contained. Malibu is under a mandatory evacuation order and Pepperdine is sheltering in place. Here is a timeline of how the timeline has unfolded: The Woolsey fire broke out Thursday afternoon south of Simi Valley After 5 a.m. the […]
Pepperdine students and faculty families, along with their pets and service animals, are currently sheltering in place.