A small sea lion sleeps in the sun near the cliff edge at Point Dume State Beach on Feb. 15. The effects of climate change threaten sea lions — especially the pups, said Heather Henderson, marine program manager at the California Wildlife Center. Photos by Ali LevensOn a balmy 80-degree Christmas Day at Malibu’s Westward Beach, three members of the public spotted a … [Read more...] about Local Wildlife Center Provides Care to Native Sea Lions
Photos by Milan Loiacono Channa Steinmetz contributed to the reporting and writing of this story. In the wake of a national opioid crisis that kills 130 Americans every day, a Los Angeles non-profit is taking a controversial approach toward treating addiction. At its Skid Row location, Homeless Health Care Los Angeles operates a syringe needle exchange program to … [Read more...] about The Sterile Solution: Exchanging Clean Needles for Heroin Users
Photo by Milan LoaiconoModeled by Isabel Klein Nineteen-year-old Emily Taylor* enjoyed her childhood in Malibu: learning how to ride a wave before bike, consuming the freshest fruits from her at-home garden and all while being surrounded by one of the most beautiful landscapes in the world. But when the opportunity came around to leave "the Bu," Emily decided to leave this … [Read more...] about Keeping Up or Falling Behind?
Photo by Joanna Cabalquinto Sophomore pitcher Wil Jensen tore his UCL while pitching against BYU on Friday, March 29. Despite the injury, Jensen continued to pitch, helping the Waves pick up a 2-0 shutout victory. “In the fourth inning against BYU, I threw a fastball as hard as I could,” Jensen said. "I felt a pop, and while it hurt really bad, I could still throw so I … [Read more...] about Baseball’s Wil Jensen suffers season-ending UCL injury; undergoes surgery
Art by Alexander Hayes Malibu, once best known for its iconic Malibu Pier, Zuma beach and Surfrider Beach, has now become the top destination for people to kick their drug and alcohol addictions. According to the 2012 census, Malibu’s population was 12,832 at the time, and 35 state-licensed rehabilitation centers, not including “sober living homes,” were located within the … [Read more...] about Rehabs affect ‘Bu life