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2 | February 15, 2017 | Malibu surfside news calendar malibusurfsidenews.com In this week’s surfside news Pet of the Week8 Photo Op 8 Editorial 19 The Dish 26 Going Rate 30 Home of the Week 29 Sports 31-37 Classifieds 38-40 ph: 310.457.2112 fx: 310.457.0936 Editor Lauren Coughlin lauren@malibusurfsidenews.com Sales director Mary Hogan mary@malibusurfsidenews.com business directory Sales Kellie Tschopp, 708.326.9170, x23 k.tschopp@22ndcenturymedia.com Legal Notices Jeff Schouten, 708.326.9170, x51 j.schouten@22ndcenturymedia.com Classified Sales 708.326.9170 PUBLISHER Joe Coughlin, 847.272.4565, x16 j.coughlin@22ndcenturymedia.com president Andrew Nicks a.nicks@22ndcenturymedia.com EDITORIAL DESIGN DIRECTOR Nancy Burgan, 708.326.9170, x30 n.burgan@22ndcenturymedia.com 22 nd Century Media Malibu Surfside News P.O. Box 6854 Malibu, CA 90264 www.MalibuSurfsideNews.com Malibu Surfside News is printed in a direct-to-plate process using soy-based inks. circulation inquiries circulation@22ndcenturymedia.com “Malibu Surfside News” (USPS #364-790) is published weekly on Wednesdays by 22nd Century Media, LLC Malibu Surfside News P.O. Box 6854 Malibu, CA 90264 Periodicals Postage Paid at Malibu, California offices. Published by www.22ndcenturymedia.com WEDNESDAY Library Speaker Series 7-9 p.m. Feb. 15, Malibu City Hall Council Chambers, 23825 Stuart Ranch Road. Gloria Allred has gained fame as one of America’s most tenacious legal civil rights champions and has won hundreds of millions of dollars for victims of civil rights abuses, rape, child sexual abuse and murder. She has been nominated for multiple Emmy Awards for her legal commentaries on KABC TV and for her nationally syndicated show “We the People, with Gloria Allred.” Her most recent book “Fight Back and Win, My Thirty-Year Fight Against Injustice” explores how you can win your own battles. Space is limited, RSVPs are required. For more information, call (310) 456-6438. THURSDAY Monthly Luncheon 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 16, Malibu Senior Center, 23825 Stuart Ranch Road. Enjoy food and entertainment. Gypsy performers will entertain attendees with traditional music and enchanting dances. The cost is $2 for the first 80 people that RSVP. For more information, or to RSVP, call (310) 456-2489 ext. 357. ‘The Magic Balloon Book’ 3:30-4:30 p.m. Feb. 16, Malibu Library, 23519 W. Civic Center Way. Join as Nifty Balloons presents “The Magic Balloon Book.” With the help of his book of amazing balloons, world traveling balloon artist Mr. Dave tells stories, teaches science lessons, and even brings a GIANT balloon dog to life. All attendees will learn how to make a balloon doggie they can take home. This program, sponsored by the Friends of the Malibu Library, is for children ages 5-12 and their families. For more information, call (310) 456-6438. FRIDAY Art Trek Workshops 2-4 p.m. Feb. 17, Malibu City Hall Multipurpose Room, 23825 Stuart Ranch Road. This workshop, open to ages 13 and older, will teach how to cut and layer pieces of felt in order to build a portrait. The cost is $5 for the class and $10 for materials. Call (310) 456- 2489 ext. 357 to register; class size is limited to 12. Classical Guitar Concert 3 p.m. Feb. 17, Malibu Library, 23519 W. Civic Center Way. The Pepperdine Guitar Department will present a concert featuring musicians studying with world-renowned classical guitar virtuoso Christopher Parkening. A variety of works are presented in both solo and ensemble settings. All ages are welcome. For more information, call (310) 456-6438. SATURDAY E-Waste Collection 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 18, City Hall upper parking lot, 23825 Stuart Ranch Road. The City will offer a free way to properly dispose of household hazardous waste and electronic waste. All containers must be labeled to identify the contents. Participants are asked to remain in their vehicles while waste is unloaded. The maximum amount of paint/ motor oil accepted is 15 gallons or 125 pounds per trip. Rain cancels the event. For more information, call (310) 456-2489. Lisa Hilton Concert 7 p.m. Feb. 18, The Edye Second Stage at the Broad Theater, 1310 11th St., Santa Monica. Malibu resident and acclaimed composer/ pianist Lisa Hilton will debut new compositions from her 2017 release, Day & Night. General admission is $22.50 and student admission is $12.50. For tickets, call (310) 434-3200 or visit www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2707625. MONDAY City Hall Closed Feb. 20, Malibu City Hall, 23825 Stuart Ranch Road. City Hall will be closed for Presidents Day. TUESDAY Preschool Storytime 3:30-4:30 p.m. Feb. 21, Malibu Library, 23519 W. Civic Center Way. Join for an hour of fun featuring picture book stories, songs, and a short art activity in this program for children ages 2.5-5 years old. For more information, call (310) 456-6438. Parks and Recreation Commission 5:30 p.m. Feb. 21, Malibu City Hall, 23825 Stuart Ranch Road. The commission will hold its regular meeting. For more information, call (310) 456-2489, ext. 357. Planning Commission 6:30 p.m. Feb. 21, Malibu City Hall Council Chambers, 23825 Stuart Ranch Road. The commission will hold its regular meeting. For more information, call (310) 456-2489, ext. 374. WEDNESDAY Relaxing Through Coloring 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Feb. 22, Malibu Senior Center, 23825 Stuart Ranch Road. This free workshop, facilitated by Judy Merrick, is designed to relieve stress. For more information, call (310) 456-2489 ext. 357. Public Works Commission 3:30 p.m. Feb. 22, Malibu City Hall Multipurpose Room, 23825 Stuart Ranch Road. The commission will hold its regular meeting. For more information, call (310) 456-2489, ext. 352. UPCOMING Let’s Go On A Color Hunt 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, Malibu Library, 23519 W. Civic Center Way. This program for toddlers ages 1-3 will teach about colors and include a color hunt. Adult participation is required. For more information, call (310) 456-6438. Wastewater Advisory Committee 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, Malibu City Hall Multipurpose Room, 23825 Stuart Ranch Road. The committee will hold its regular meeting. For more information, email rnelson@ malibucity.org. Market Beat 11:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 24, Malibu City Hall Zuma Room, 23825 Stuart Ranch Road. There will be an overview of the status of the economy, the stock and fixed income markets. This group will cover the possible affect that a federal corporate tax reduction would have on corporate profits, the stock market, the economy and interest rates. The types of companies that will most likely benefit from these tax reductions will be displayed as specific examples and include a method for estimating these benefits. Library Speaker Series: Travel Writers Forum 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, Malibu City Hall, 23825 Stuart Ranch Road. Presenting authors for this Speaker Series event come from this year’s “Lonely Planet Travel Anthology,” edited by Don George, who will serve as moderator for the event. RSVPs are required. RSVP online or via phone at (310) 456-6438. ONGOING Wheels & Waves 7-9 a.m. third Sunday of the month, Malibu Country Mart, 3835 Cross Creek Road. At Fireball Tim’s vintage and exotic car meet-up event, auto-enthusiasts will show their collections. For more information, visit fireballtim.com. Rotary Club Noon-1 p.m. Wednesdays, Pepperdine University Drescher Campus, 24255 PCH, Malibu. This is the regular Rotary Club meeting. For more information, visit www.maliburotary.org. Malibu Farmers Market 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays, Malibu Library Parking Lot, 23555 Civic Center Way, Malibu. For more information, visit www.cornucopiafoundation.net. Senior Choir 9:45-10:45 a.m. Mondays, Malibu Senior Center, 23825 Stuart Ranch Road. Learn the fundamentals of singing and perform different styles of music. For more information, call (310) 456-2489 ext. 357. Have an item for calendar? Deadline is noon Thursdays. To submit an item to the calendar, email news@malibusurfsidenews.com.

malibusurfsidenews.com News Malibu surfside news | February 15, 2017 | 3 Malibu Country Mart hosts festive scavenger hunt Top winner takes home $4K diamond necklace from Vintage Malibu Suzy Demeter Freelance Reporter Vintage Malibu and the Malibu Country Mart hosted the fourth annual Valentine’s Day Scavenger Hunt on Sunday, Feb. 12. Couples participated in a course where they applied keen eyes, intuition and speed in a race to locate four hidden jewelry boxes within the Country Mart shopping square. Teamwork was essential in uncovering the bountiful prizes, which included Malibu Country Mart Visa gift cards of $250 and $500, a personalized beauty treatment from the Beauty Collection, and the grand prize of an 18 karat white gold diamond necklace (valued at $4,000) from the Vintage Malibu’s Kwiat Ashoka collection. Approximately 70 people engaged in the exciting activity. Within 10 minutes, all prizes were located. Grand prize winner Chase Toth said his strategy was to start on the outside of the courtyard area and work his way in to locate one of the gift boxes. “My blood sugar dropped when I found it,” he said. Vintage Malibu provided treats and gift bags to the participants. Winners brought their findings to the counter, where they retrieved their actual prizes. Toth went home with the grand prize, Dennis Murino received the $500 gift card, Jill Handman nabbed the $250 gift card, and Kennedy Poe retrieved the beauty treatment from Beauty Collection. Valentine’s Day Scavenger Hunt prize winners (left to right) Chase Toth, Dennis Murino, Jill Handman and Kennedy Poe smile Sunday, Feb. 12, at Malibu Country Mart. Suzy Demeter/22nd Century Media Glendale police without leads in Park case Missing woman’s car found along PCH early this month Lauren Coughlin, Editor Glendale police remain stumped as of Friday, Feb. 10, in the case of 20-yearold Elaine Park, whose vehicle was found along Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu on Feb. 2. Police reportedly located her personal property as well as the keys to the car in the vehicle. Park’s family reported Elaine as a missing person on Jan. 30, and she has not been seen since Jan. 28. Tahnee Lightfoot, who is in charge of media relations for Glendale police, told the Surfside that police used bloodhounds to search the area where Park’s car was located on Feb. 4. “Unfortunately, we didn’t come up with any evidence,” Lightfoot said. Lightfoot said the police are trying to talk to as many friends and people as they can regarding Park’s whereabouts, but they do not have any current leads. “We obviously are continuing our investigation as far as credit cards and bank accounts and cellphones and computers and that sort of thing, which has kind of led us in a nowhere direction,” Lightfoot said. Park is described as thin, 5 foot 6 inches tall, 125 pounds, with long brown hair with blond tips and brown eyes. She is known Elaine Park, whose car was found in Malibu Feb. 2, remains missing. Photo Courtesy of Glendale Police Department to wear heavy makeup, and has a tattoo of a cow skull on her upper left arm. Anyone with information on Park’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Glendale Police Department at (818) 548-4911.