California is one of the leading states in its unsheltered population, and with a significant population in Malibu living out of their cars, they need a safe place to park overnight.LA County alone — as of September 2021— has over 15,700 people who live and sleep in their vehicles each night. This number makes up 25% of the entire population of unsheltered people in … [Read more...] about Opinion: Safe Parking Providers Must Extend Their Reach
The 22000 block of Pacific Coast Highway sees heavy traffic the afternoon of Sept. 22. This stretch of PCH is home to multimillion-dollar houses and has seen several deadly crashes in the month of September. Photo by Ashley MowreaderThe Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner identified the victim of the Sept. 17 accident on PCH. Erik Berg, a 39-year-old Thousand Oaks … [Read more...] about PCH Accident Victim Identified, GoFundMe Started for His Family
Photo illustration by Ali Levens Although journalism's primary goal is to inform readers of the news, sometimes reporting on traumatic events harms those who experienced such events. From the Borderline shooting in 2018 to several severe car crashes, Pepperdine is no stranger to events that inflicted hurt and suffering upon the community. These tragedies resulted in … [Read more...] about The News: Hurting Instead of Helping?
Photo by Anastassia KostinThis past Friday, Nov. 8, Pacific Coast Highway claimed another life. Commuter students take PCH every day, unaware of the growing list of fatalities and injury accidents due to reckless driving along the iconic roadway.The highway carries about 37,000 cars near the Malibu Civic Center on an average day. In the summer, those numbers increase by 3,000 … [Read more...] about Pacific Coast Highway Captures Attention for its Scenery and its Crashes
Photos courtesy of Jakub Mierzejewski First-year Jakub Mierzejewski organized the Sept. 20 climate strike at the Malibu Pepperdine campus. He also planned the strike at the entrance to the Malibu Bluffs Park on Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) later that day. This day also marked the beginning of the weeklong global climate strike that ended Sept. 27. Mierzejewski, who was … [Read more...] about Fresh Face Column 5: First-Year Prepares for a Life of Service