May Rindge’s home on Laudamus Hill in central Malibu, circa 1939 (Photo courtesy Malibu Historical Photograph Collection, Pepperdine University Special Collections and University Archives). Waves break audibly on the sand without the noise of highway traffic. The sun shines onto ranch-style homes on sprawling rural properties complete with horses and surf sheds. The sand on … [Read more...] about A Brief History of Malibu Living
Mar Vista resident David Johnson surfs at First Point in Malibu on Jan. 15, during a weather advisory. It began raining shortly after the end of his session. Photos by Melissa Auchard Malibu’s dazzling blue ocean turned a murky brown after an onslaught of rain in early January. Logs, sticks and trash filled beaches along the Pacific Coast. The rain spread other debris — like … [Read more...] about Rain Doesn’t Keep Surfers Out of the Water
Photos by Judith-Daly Brister-KnabeThe Chumash American Indian tribe's Wishtoyo foundation hosted the second annual Honor the Ocean event at tower 14 on Zuma Beach on Saturday, Oct. 20. The event consisted of 14 panels from various ocean conservation groups that educated guests with demonstrations and models. The Chumash Maritime Association put a traditional redwood sewn … [Read more...] about Chumash Host Honor the Ocean Event
Written by Shannon Hansen Photos by Shannon Hansen “Our culture really relies on celebrities — we trust them,” Rick Erkeneff, chairman of the South Orange County chapter of the Surfrider Foundation, said. “They sell us everything from toothpaste to makeup to you name it. They’re selling us products and we trust and believe them. So, when a celebrity gets behind the … [Read more...] about The Impact of Celebrity Endorsements on Environmental Causes: How Much of a Difference Do They Really Make?
Malibu city council is weeding out medical marijuana in Malibu with their recent vote banning citywide deliveries. “I’m aware of their difficulties,” councilmember Jefferson “Zuma Jay” Wagner said. “It’s not like I don’t have passion.” In a highly heated city council meeting, members voted three to two to ban the delivery of medical marijuana even to those with a … [Read more...] about Malibu City Council Bans Marijuana Deliveries