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Malibu stresses preparedness

for Woolsey Fire anniversary

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The city of Malibu is

using the Woolsey

Fire anniversary

to stress the importance

of being ready for fire

through a community

emergency preparedness

competition.

Nearly 500 homes were

destroyed when the fire

ripped through Malibu

two years ago November.

As part of its commitment

to ensuring there isn’t a

repeat of the fateful blaze,

Nov. 9 is designated as

the city’s annual Day of

Preparedness.

To recognize those

who’ve already taken

steps to be better prepared

for wildfire, city officials

are asking residents to

submit photos or videos

for the Best Prepared in

2020 competition.

For this “friendly”

event, participants are

asked to submit up to

five photos or a video no

longer than 30 seconds

showing how well the

participant is prepared for

emergencies.

Submissions will be

reviewed by a panel consisting

of Mayor Mikke

Pierson, Malibu CERT

Team leader Richard

Garvey and Public Safety

Commission Chair Chris

Frost.

Production value won’t

win Malibu’s Best Prepared

award; rather the

judges will be assessing

submissions for examples

of “emergency plans,

emergency supplies and

kits, fire extinguishers,

solar phone chargers, a

certificate of completion

of a CERT or first aid

course, or anything that

demonstrates preparedness,”

according to the

announcement.

Deadline for submissions,

which should be

emailed to publicsafety@

malibucity.org, is Oct. 23.

Everyone who takes

part will receive a certificate

of recognition, and

the person named Best

Prepared will receive a

commendation by the

Malibu City Council during

the virtual meeting on

Nov. 9, which will also

include a slide show of all

of the submissions.

In addition, the meeting

will feature a video

highlighting “the progress

that has been made in

rebuilding Malibu homes

destroyed in the Woolsey

Fire.”

Competition information

will be posted and

updated at MalibuCity.

org/Woolsey2Year.

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contact Sarah Kaplan,

public safety specialist,

at 310-456-2489, ext. 368

or email publicsafety@

malibucity.org.

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Sept. 27

• A residence on Boniface

Drive was reportedly burglarized

between Sept. 21-

27. A friend checking on the

home while the alleged victims

were out of the country

found the home as well as

the guest house ransacked.

Sept. 25

• About 16 bottles of red

wine, worth $9,000, reportedly

were stolen from Colony

House Liquor, 22523

Pacific Coast Highway.

Sheriff’s deputies responding

to a burglary alarm at

3:13 a.m. found the front

door shattered, but no intruders

inside. Security video

showed a male smashing

the front door with a hammer

and stealing the wine

using milk crates. The store

sustained more than $1,000

in damage.

Sept. 25

• About $1,317 worth of

construction tools reportedly

were stolen from a vehicle

parked at 20466 Pacific Coast

Highway. The alleged victim

stated that he parked his truck

around 8 a.m. When he returned

20 minutes later, the

three tools were missing from

the open bed of the truck. Security

video captured a gray

Jeep Grand Cherokee parked

near the truck, and the driver

exiting and removing the

tools before getting back into

the vehicle and driving east

on PCH.

Sept. 20

• An $800 iPhone and a wallet

containing $350 in cash

and credit and debit cards reportedly

were stolen from a

vehicle parked at 35000 Pacific

Coast Highway. The alleged

victim stated he parked

the vehicle at 11:30 a.m. on

Sept. 19 at the southbound

shoulder of PCH across from

Leo Carrillo State Beach. He

left his items in his locked

vehicle and placed his car

key in the right corner of

the front bumper. When he

returned at 1:30 p.m., he

opened his vehicle with the

hidden key and found the

items were missing. More

than $44,000 in fraudulent

transactions were made with

his debit card at Saks Fifth

Avenue in Beverly Hills.

Sept. 19

• A car door sustained

$1,200 in damage while it

was parked across the street

from 19302 Pacific Coast

Highway. Based on the victim’s

statement, sheriff’s

officials believe that sometime

between 8 p.m. Sept.

7 and 9 a.m. Sept. 8, an

unknown person walked by

the vehicle and intentionally

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• A car door sustained

$1,500 in damage while

it was parked on the north

side across the street from

19302 Pacific Coast Highway.

The alleged victim

stated that the vehicle was

parked at the location between

8 p.m. Sept. 7 and

noon Sept. 8. A similar incident

occurred to another

vehicle at the same time,

and sheriff’s officials believe

the car was intentionally

vandalized.

Sept. 17

• About $2,100 in construction

tools reportedly were

stolen from a residence on

South Foose Drive. Security

video showed a male entering

the property at around

1:15 a.m. and leaving with

the tools. It is believed he

entered and exited through

the front garage entrance.

Sept. 15

• A package containing a

$780 espresso maker reportedly

was stolen from

a residence on Via Acero

Street. The alleged victim

was notified the package

was delivered from FedEx

at the front gate of her residence,

but she was unable

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Sept. 14

• Two iPhones worth $1,500

and a $300 wallet with $100

cash and credit cards were

among the items reportedly

stolen from a vehicle parked

at Surfrider Beach, 23050

Pacific Coast Highway.

The alleged victim stated

that at approximately 2:20

p.m., he parked his vehicle

in the parking lot, locking

the doors and hiding the key

on top of the vehicle. When

he returned, the car was unlocked

and items missing,

but the key was found in

the parking lot. Fraudulent

charges were made on the

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5

DAYS AGO

SCOTT STEEPLETON, Editor

The Rindge Hotel and

general store are back in

business.

After closing down

months ago because of the

pandemic, playgrounds

in Malibu — including

at Trancas Canyon

Park where an Old Westthemed

climbing structure

pays homage to Frederick

Hastings Rindge, a founder

of present-day Malibu

— reopened earlier this

week.

It’s part of the Los Angeles

County Department

of Public Health “Timeline

for Sector Re-openings,”

which details how

and when schools, certain

businesses and playgrounds

can get back to

some sort of normalcy.

The earliest beneficiaries

were nail salons,

which, as of Oct. 1, could

resume indoor operations

at 25 percent capacity.

However, officials stress

that outdoor services

should continue as much

as possible.

In announcing the timeline,

department officials

said they would work with

the Board of Supervisors

to revise the Health Officer

Order to allow the

opening of outside playgrounds

and the school

waiver program for grades

TK-2.

School waiver applications

could be submitted

starting Oct. 5; limited

to 30 schools per week.

Schools would be requited

to follow all re-opening

protocols for infection

control, distancing and

cohorting, that is the imposed

grouping of students

and staff.

Cohorts will be limited

to a dozen students and

two supervising adults in

each classroom — and

they are required to stay

together throughout the

entire day for all activities.

Someone from the Public

Health Department

would visit schools that

re-open.

Outdoor playgrounds

are reopening at the discretion

of the city where

they’re located and Los

Angeles County Parks and

Recreation.

Malibu officials reached

out to the county on Oct.

1, Kristin Riesgo, Malibu’s

community services

deputy director, told Surfside

News that day. Guidelines

and protocols to reopen

playgrounds safely

were being worked out

and Riesgo said the county

urged that playgrounds

remain closed until those

guidelines were released.

That happened the next

day.

Riesgo said upon release,

the city would “put

measures into place that

follow the Department

of Public Health guidelines

and reopen the playgrounds.”

Just before 5 p.m. Oct.

2, the city announced the

playgrounds would reopen

Oct. 5, with the following

restrictions:

• Keep 6 feet of physical

distancing at all

times

• Face coverings are

required at all times

for all visitors 2 and

older

• Limit playground

visit to 30 minutes

• Wash or sanitize

Trancas Canyon Playground, above, was closed for

months because of the pandemic. While it reopened this

week, officials stress that safety protocols, including

physical distancing and face coverings, are required.

At Malibu Bluffs Park, right, a piece of equipment in its

closed state. SCOTT STEEPLETON/SURFSIDE NEWS PHOTOS

hands before and

after each playground

visit

• Eating and drinking

are prohibited

As for reopening outdoor

operations at breweries

and wineries serving a

meal — a plan on which

Third District Supervisor

Sheila Kuehl was among

two supervisors voting no

— public health officials

are consulting with county

counsel on how and when

this can happen.

A decision was expected

soon.

Barbara Ferrer, the

county’s director of public

health, said that comprehensive

protocols for all

sectors that reopen will be

posted online “to ensure

the continued health and

safety of workers and the

community.”

“Businesses are required

to implement the

protocols for infection

control and distancing prior

to reopening to ensure

they are in compliance,

and to avoid citations,

fines and possible closure,”

according to her announcement.

“Businesses

have a duty to protect

employees, customers and

residents from COVID-19

as much as possible and to

follow public health protocols

and directives. It is

important for everyone to

follow the directives and

to do their part every day

to keep everyone as safe

as possible.”


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Debate over a Malibu

sheriff ’s station resurfaces

MICHELE WILLER-ALLRED,

Staff Reporter

As construction of the

Santa Monica College Malibu

Campus on Civic Center

Way moves forward,

talks continue about having

a Los Angeles County

Sheriff’s Department station

at the site.

During the Malibu City

Council meeting on Tuesday,

City Manager Reva

Feldman responded to a

resident’s question about

whether a homeless shelter

is being put up at the site.

Feldman emphasized that

the Santa Monica Community

College District

was building the Malibu

campus at the Los Angeles

County-owned site located

at 23555 Civic Center Way.

“There is not a homeless

shelter being built at that

property,” she said.

According to the city’s

website, an approximately

27,500-square-foot educational

facility will include a

5,700-square-foot sheriff’s

substation and emergency

operations and planning

center on the ground floor.

However, Feldman used

the word “station” to describe

what might open

there.

“I say station as opposed

to substation because I

think it actually behooves

our community to actually

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station,” Feldman said.

Feldman added that the

city was poised to start

having community discussions

regarding the station

prior to the outbreak of CO-

VID-19, and some of those

meetings were cancelled.

“I think those are important

community discussions

that need to happen before

there’s any decisions about

how we’re going to pay for

that and staff it, but we still

DAYS AGO

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Sheriff’s Department station as part of the Santa Monica College campus being built on

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have about two years to

make those decisions,” said

Feldman.

Feldman did say that

there was construction of

showers for employees being

done at an adjacent water

district facility.

The college campus is

expected to open in 2022.

For more information

about the campus, search

“Malibu campus” at the

city’s website, malibucity.

org.

Woman faces eight years

in attempted kidnapping

of Joe Montana’s

granddaughter

SCOTT STEEPLETON, Editor

A Valley Village woman

accused of trying to kidnap

the 9-month-old granddaughter

of football legend

Joe Montana in Malibu,

pleaded not guilty to felony

charges of attempted kidnapping

of a victim under 14 and

first-degree residential burglary

with a person present.

According to the Los

Angeles County District

Attorney’s Office, Sodsai

Predpring Dalzell entered

the home on Pacific Coast

Highway on Sept. 26 and

“grabbed the baby from a

playpen.”

Montana and wife Jennifer

“managed to take the

infant away and the defendant

fled,” prosecutors said.

The 39-year-old Dalzell

made her first court appearance

on Sept. 29 and entered

her plea.

Sodsai Predpring Dalzell in

Las Vegas.

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She returns Oct. 20 to the

Van Nuys Branch of Los

Angeles County Superior

Court to set a preliminary

hearing, where a judge determines

if there’s enough

evidence to hold a defendant

over for trial.

Bail is set at $200,000.

If convicted on both

charges, Dalzell faces eight

years in state prison.

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Sept. 13

• Miscellaneous shoes valued

at $1,500 and a $3,000

Yves Saint Laurent bag were

among items reportedly stolen

from a vehicle parked

at a residence in the 19000

block of Pacific Coast Highway.

The alleged victim stated

that the items were stolen

from her locked car sometime

between 8 p.m. Sept. 12

and 4 a.m. Sept. 13 while she

was in the home.

Sept. 8

• A burglary was attempted

at a commercial property at

Malibu Cove Colony. Construction

crews locked and

secured the location at 5

p.m. Sept. 7, but when they

returned at 9 a.m. Sept. 8,

they noticed a window was

broken. Someone attempted

to use a torch to gain access

to a safe.

Sept. 7

• A $2,000 mountain bike

reportedly was stolen from

McDonald’s, 22725 Pacific

Coast Highway. At

approximately 3:30 p.m.,

the alleged victim left his

unlocked bike against a pole

near the drive-thru entrance.

When he returned, the bike

was gone. Security video

showed a male ride off west

on PCH.

The Malibu Surfside News police

reports are compiled from

official records on file at the

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s

Department Malibu/Lost Hills

Station. Individuals named in

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Council candidates weigh in on disaster prep

MICHELE WILLER-ALLRED,

Staff Reporter

Should Malibu residents

stay or go during the next

big fire? And should city

officials be directing residents

with that decision?

Disaster and fire preparedness,

as well as public

safety, were the primary

topics discussed during a

lively conversation held

Oct. 3 with the eight Malibu

City Council candidates.

The two-hour conversation

held via Zoom

was hosted by the Malibu

Democratic Club and

Point Dume Neighborhood

Watch. Moderating

were club president Jane

Albrecht, and former Malibu

Mayor Pamela Conley

Ulich.

The candidates are Steve

Uhring, Mark Wetton,

Doug Stewart, Bruce Silverstein,

Andy Lyon, Paul

Grisanti, Rick Mullen (the

incumbent) and Lance Simmens.

Many of the candidates

discussed their own personal

experience during the

Woolsey Fire, and whether

it would be wise to stay

home instead of following

evacuation orders.

Residents have been critical

about being ordered to

evacuate during the Woolsey

Fire, saying that their

homes could’ve been saved

if they stayed put.

Lyon, a residential real

estate agent, said if he

hadn’t stayed behind during

the Woolsey Fire, he

wouldn’t be sitting at his

house right now.

He described watching

firefighters drive up his

driveway and thinking they

were going to do something.

But instead, they

turned around and drove

away. Lyon said that while

he wouldn’t risk staying if

he lived in a home in the

canyon, given his home and

the right equipment, it was

the right thing to do.

Lyon said that people

will be staying behind the

next time there is a fire.

Neighborhood groups

forming to fight fires, he

added, shows that residents

don’t believe they’ll get

the help they need, or that

much has changed since the

Candidates in the Nov. 3 Malibu City Council race are, top row, from left, Andy Lyon,

Bruce Silverstein, Doug Stewart and Lance Simmens. Bottom row, Mark Wetton, Paul

Grisanti, Rick Mullen (incumbent) and Steve Uhring.

Woolsey Fire regarding response

from the city.

Wetton, a professional

consultant and member

of Arson Watch and the

Malibu West Volunteer Fire

Brigade, said he thought it

was “a leap to say that because

you have a volunteer

fire brigade then that means

everybody should stay.”

“I don’t believe everybody

should stay. People

need to know whether or

not they have the wherewithal

physically to stay or

not or the mental capacity,”

Wetton said.

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Full school reopening is not likely

until 2021, superintendent says

MICHELE WILLER-ALLRED,

Staff Reporter

Santa Monica-Malibu Unified

School District officials said on

Thursday that the earliest they

think schools can reopen for inperson

learning will be early next

year.

Superintendent Ben Drati during

the virtual Board of Education

meeting said that based on

county COVID-19 case information,

as well as the protocols the

district has to meet and restraints

on what they have to offer, “the

earliest anticipated date I would

think we can transition to opening

schools will be Jan. 5.”

“I’m not sure where the state is

going to be in terms of COVID

cases. There were some projections

earlier that schools can start

reopening in November,” Drati

explained. “I’m telling everyone

I don’t think (the district) will be

ready to do a full reopening in

November.”

Drati said the January reopening

is still not set in stone, and

that more information about reopening

will come soon.

He additionally explained that

school re-openings are dictated

by the Los Angeles County CO-

VID-19 positivity rates, which

show daily cases still high.

Los Angeles County is in the

most restrictive of the four tiers

— Purple — and was set to move

down one to Red, which allows

reopening of certain business

sectors and schools. However,

the number of cases recently increased,

and the county has to

meet the threshold for the Red

stage for at least two additional

weeks.

Drati said that in the Purple tier,

the district is authorized to bring

small cohorts of special education

and English learner students

on campus.

“We have applied for and are

confident we will be given permission

to establish learning hubs

to support identified students with

supervision,” said Drati.

He added that the county Board

of Supervisors on Wednesday

agreed to allow schools with a

high population of socio-economic

disadvantaged students to

apply to reopen for TK through

second grade only.

Drati said that only 30 schools

in the county are being considered

for reopening, and he wasn’t

sure if any schools in SMMUSD

met that threshold.

Meanwhile, Drati said the district

is strengthening distance

learning.

During the meeting, Malibu

High School student representative

Estelle Shah said she’s heard

from a lot of students who are really

concerned about the amount

of time they’re spending on the

computer each day because of

distance learning.

“I asked a few of my friends

and other students whether they

would want to go back to (inperson

learning) school, and they

said that they would personally

really want to, but their parents

are really concerned with sending

them back,” Shah said.

“While the students want it, the

parents don’t necessarily want the

same thing.”

Drati said that in a survey the

district sent out to the community,

many of the 2,800 respondents

so far said people are somewhat

satisfied with distance learning,

but screen time is definitely an issue.

He said the district will look

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into the issue and will be working

with the teacher’s association for

suggestions.

He added that the survey suggested

the district has improved

with online learning since spring,

but that there are areas still needing

improvement.

Sarah Braff, president of the

Santa Monica/Malibu Classroom

Teachers Association, said teachers

have been struggling with distance

learning.

“The number of teachers that

have said to me, ‘I don’t know

how much longer I can do this’ is

more than the number of teachers

who said this to me in the previous

six years combined, and it’s

the first of October,” Braff said.

“Our teachers and our students

are overwhelmed and it’s taking

its toll in the form of headaches,

eye strain, muscle stiffness and

back issues and they don’t see

any relief in sight.”

“While we agree the learning

this fall has much improved over

the spring, we need to make adjustments

and refinements so that

there is adequate time for our students

to complete their work and

work offscreen after a lesson or

discussion,” said Braff, who requested

more offline time for students

and teachers.

Braff added that teachers need

more offline time to prepare lessons,

grade papers, work with

individual students, have conferences

with parents, and collaborate

with other teachers.

“They need more support, including

from teacher’s assistants,

fewer meetings and less professional

development. They need

more time,” she said.

In preparation for school reopening,

Carey Upton, the district’s

chief operations officer,

said the district has taken an extensive

look at how to provide the

best air quality in buildings. That

includes putting an ionization

system in the classrooms that will

be able to capture and nullify bacteria,

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Traditional Halloween scared away by coronavirus

9

DAYS AGO

SCOTT STEEPLETON, Editor

If you thought kids in Malibu

would be trick or treating this

year, think again.

The Centers for Disease Control

and Prevention along with

the Los Angeles County Department

of Public Health say the

tradition of going door to door

for candy is unsafe because of

coronavirus.

County public health officials

banned traditional trick or treating,

saying “it can be very difficult

to maintain proper social

distancing on porches and at

front doors.”

The same goes for “trunk or

treating,” where children go car

to car instead of door to door.

Other non-permissible activities

include gatherings or parties

with non-household members —

even if they are conducted outdoors

— along with mass gatherings

like carnivals, festivals,

live entertainment and haunted

houses.

Permitted activities, according

to the county, include:

• Online “parties” and costume

or pumpkin carving

contests

• Car parades “where individuals

dress up or decorate

their vehicles and drive by

‘judges’ that are appropriately

physically distanced”

• Drive-thru events like

Nights of The Jack and

those where participants remain

in the car and receive

“commercially packaged

non-perishable treats” from

an organizer.

You’re also free to decorate

your home and yard.

School on Wheels, founded

by the late Malibu resident Agnes

Stevens, is hosting the first

ever “Ghoul on Wheels” virtual

costume contest, where the registration

fee — suggested $10

per participant — will go toward

homeless students.

After registering at schoolonwheels.org,

submit a photo of

yourself, your child or your pet

in costume (via the link you will

receive by email upon registration)

between Oct. 26-31. Entrants

can also post a photo on

Instagram and tag it with #ghoulonwheels

(public accounts only).

Only registered contestants

will be eligible for prizes and all

submissions will be viewable on

the School on Wheels website.

School on Wheels staff will

choose the winners and announce

them the following week.

Categories are:

• Best kid

• Best teen

• Best adult

• Best pet

• Best family

• Best team (not all members

are required to be physically

in one place, but entries

must have coordinated costumes

and submit a photo as

one entry).

Prizes are a swag bag of

School on Wheels goodies including

T-shirt, hat, stickers,

bookmarks and more; and a $50

Amazon gift card (for individual

categories only).

Tutors, students or family

Meals on Wheels West is forgoing its in-person Monster Bash

fundraiser for a virtual party where adults can have special cocktail

packages delivered to enjoy during the event.

members of a tutor or student

can register for free.

Meals on Wheels West, which

serves Malibu, is taking its annual

Monster Bash to Zoom 7

p.m. Oct. 30. Donations come

with a special Monster Bash experience:

• $60: Champagne Toast Kit

• $60: Witch’s Brew Cocktail

Kit

• $100: VIP Kit (both of the

above)

In addition, there’s an online

costume contest and an online

auction featuring close-to-home

staycations and dining experiences

to vacations in Lake Tahoe

and beyond.

The bidding and costume contest

submissions kick off Oct. 1.

For more information, go to britesiders.com.

For information on Meals on

Wheels West, go to mealsonwheelswest.org.

Provisional short-term rental ordinance emphasizes enforcement

MICHELE WILLER-ALLRED,

Staff Reoporter

The Malibu City Council

has adopted a provisional

short-term rental “enforcement”

ordinance, which

will take effect on Jan. 15.

The council on Tuesday

voted 4-0, with Jefferson

Wagner absent, to give final

approval to the ordinance

that gives the city enforcement

tools while a separate

and permanent short-term

host ordinance is brought

back to the council for final

approval.

City Manager Reva Feldman

said the host ordinance

is scheduled to return to the

council on Oct. 26.

On Sept. 14, the council

gave initial approval of the

interim enforcement ordinance

to “add some teeth”

now with short-term rental

violators. At that same

meeting, the council voted

in favor of bringing back

the host ordinance, which,

because of numerous

changes, will have another

first reading.

The California Coastal

Commission would have to

certify amendments on the

host ordinance, which can be

a lengthy process.

City Attorney Christi Hogin

said the enforcement

ordinance doesn’t change

land use regulations regarding

short-term rentals. However,

she added that existing

enforcement tools are not as

effective as they should be,

and that this will give the

city “the ultimate ability to

shut down a bad actor, and

we intend to use it aggressively

as soon as we can

start Jan. 15.”

The lengthy enforcement

ordinance allows the city to

deny or revoke a short-term

rental permit because of

outstanding code enforcement

violations, and if an

owner has knowingly made

false, misleading or fraudulent

statements on required

permit applications. Permits

can also be revoked if the

property has received two or

more citations for violations

of the city’s noise ordinance

within a year.

However, not everyone is

in favor of the enforcement

ordinance as demonstrated

by several public speakers

during Tuesday’s virtual

meeting.

Bruce Silverstein, a City

Council candidate in the

November election, said

that the city of Malibu is

governed by its zoning

code, which does not permit

property in residential

neighborhoods to be used

as “mini hotels,” which is a

commercial enterprise.

“The ordinance you’re

proposing will now definitely

allow for the first time

uses that are not currently

specified anywhere in the

law of Malibu. Again, you’re

going by lure, not by law,”

said Silverstein.

Silverstein added that enforcement

doesn’t require

a temporary ordinance that

affirmatively allows shortterm

rentals for the first

time in the city.

“I said repetitively, the

reason why you’re going

down this slippery slope is

because you’re being misled

by the city manager

and city attorney, who are

working to retain the tax

revenue from short-term

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6

DAYS AGO

SCOTT STEEPLETON, Editor

Any hope that 2020

would be the year the

pumpkin patch returned to

Malibu Funny Farm has

been dashed.

But does that mean you

have to drive over the hill to

find the perfect pumpkin?

Whether you’re looking

for a smallish mantlepiece

that makes a darn good

pie, a bone-white gourd

(now there’s a fall color)

or something big enough

for a porch-worthy jack-olantern,

Malibu has the answer:

the grocery store.

Best of all, you won’t

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cover.

1. Vintage Grocers, 30745

Pacific Coast Highway;

310-457-2828. Hours:

6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

daily. (For 90 minutes

beginning at 6:30 a.m.

Tuesdays, the store is

open only for those 60

years or older or suffering

from chronic illness.)

On the web at vintagegrocers.com.

2. Pavilions, 29211

Heathercliff Road;

310-457-2401. Hours:

6 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily.

(“Golden Hour” for

seniors and other at-risk

individuals, including

pregnant women and

those with compromised

immune systems, is 6 to

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3. Malibu Bay Colony

Ralphs, 23841 Malibu

Road; 310-456-2917.

Hours: 6 a.m. to 1 a.m.

daily. On the web at

ralphs.com.

Pumpkins and fall decorations greet customers arriving

at the Malibu Bay Colony Ralphs.

4. Whole Foods Market,

23401 Civic Center

Way; 424-425-7351.

Hours: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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Planning Commission

paves way for stand-alone

parking lots

MICHELE WILLER-ALLRED,

Staff Reporter

A vacant lot on the northwest corner of Pacific Coast Highway and Webb Way is a “jewel in the

crown of Malibu” and should not be made into a parking lot, Malibu resident Kraig Hill told the

Planning Commission. SCOTT STEEPLETON/SURFSIDE NEWS

Will Malibu start paving paradise

to put up a parking lot?

That was an issue before the

Planning Commission recently.

On Sept. 21, the five-member

body voted unanimously to

make a recommendation to the

City Council that could allow

stand-alone surface parking lots

in commercial zoning districts

citywide.

Consideration of stand-alone

parking use was initiated after

the council in May 2017 denied

an appeal request by Pepperdine

University to allow parking as a

stand-alone use in the commercial

zone.

However, the council and

the city’s Zoning Ordinance

Revision and Code Enforcement

Subcommittee agreed that

expanding the ordinance to include

private stand-alone parking

lots would provide more opportunities

to increase parking

in the city.

Private stand-alone parking

lots could allow a business

to propose a parking lot that

would provide overflow spaces

beyond city-code required spaces.

These parking lots could be

utilized by employees or rented

out to provide additional beach

or visitor parking.

In September 2018, the city

purchased three commercial

parcels owned by the Malibu

Bay Company, with funding

from measures require a transportation,

transit or parking related

use.

Joyce Parker-Bozylinksi, the

city’s contract planner, said the

ordinance would allow a parking

lot on one of these parcels,

but would still require a coastal

development permit. During

the permit process, the city can

require a traffic study and possibly

an environmental analysis

to determine the effects on the

city.

The planning commission

discussed the issue for more

than two hours during the Zoom

meeting, which bumped other

items off the agenda for future

consideration.

During public comment, Malibu

resident Kraig Hill asked

the city not to put a parking lot

on the corner of Webb Way and

Pacific Coast Highway, calling

the area “a jewel in the crown of

Malibu.” He said that the area

should represent the city, and a

museum, visitor center or gallery

should be considered there,

not just a parking lot.

“I’m not against this, but I

just wanted to point out the

irony that we’re literally talking

about paving paradise and putting

up a parking lot,” he said.

Hill added that given sustainability

is a criteria, the city

should consider multi-level

parking lots with more than 50

percent shade coverage by trees.

Planning Commissioner

Steve Uhring, who’s running

for City Council, said Pepperdine

will probably want to run

big sporting events that could

create a mess in the Civic Center

area, and the city wouldn’t

make a penny from it.

“It’s good for Pepperdine, but

not good for us. How does the

city make a buck out of this? Is

this an opportunity (for the city)

to make money?” he asked.

“If the city council wants to

explore some kind of financial

programs and things that

go along with that, they can

certainly do that,” responded

Planning Director Bonnie Blue,

adding that any application that

comes in would be reviewed for

potential impacts.

The commission gave direction

that the council should

study the parking needs in the

city and then consider options

on imposing caps that would

come into place before the ordinance

is effective.

The commission also directed

that a traffic study be required

for each application, and that

the surface of each lot have a

minimum 30 percent permeable

material and that the lots minimize

“heat island” effects.

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rentals as long as they can, if not in perpetuity,”

he said.

Malibu resident Bill Sampson said

the council is now “countenancing what

is illegal today that you have failed as a

body for more than six years to enforce.”

Sampson said it is an outrage that the

council is now saying short-term rentals

have been allowed all this time, but in fact

short-term rentals are illegal in the city.

“Since I came up and tried to get one

motel shut down on my street, I have no

interest in this ordinance. It’s completely

bogus. You don’t need it. You need

to enforce what’s there,” said Sampson,

who has lived in Malibu for more than

40 years.

Malibu resident Kraig Hill agreed

that the enforcement ordinance legitimizes

what is illegal, and that it might

not be rigorous enough anyway.

“My own experience with code enforcement

is that they’ll have a friendly

conversation with the violator, give

them a warning, then give them another

warning but eventually they’ll drop the

ball if the complainant doesn’t keep

pushing,” Hill said. “We need to make

this more immediate and direct, so if

you violate, you get fined. Bam, right

away. Because for effective compliance,

we need effective deterrence and

a regime of understanding and accommodation

is not that.”

After public comment, Hogin reminded

the council that no further changes

could be made on the ordinance in front

of them unless they wanted it put on a

future agenda again.

Council member Rick Mullen said he

sympathized with residents’ issues regarding

short-term rentals, and that the

council deliberated long and hard on a

complex issue that has to keep in mind

laws and regulations, as well as other

governing agencies, including the Coastal

Commission.

Council member Skylar Peak said he

appreciated hearing the speakers.

“I think that there is definitely concerns

about this issue that probably

even preceded my time on the council,”

said Peak, who has served on the council

for almost eight years and is termed

out. “But, I think it’s an unfortunate

thing that not everyone agrees on all of

the aspects of this ordinance, so I think

it’s the right thing for our City Council

to move forward with at this time.”


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CLOSET SHOPPING

Tamara Mellon is driving

women’s shoe sales, Page 26

The pandemic gave artist Guerin Swing

a chance to look inward, Page 20

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Guerin Swing

comes full circle

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3

DAYS AGO

From street art to

high-end design

and back, he’s

making the most

of the strange new

order.

SCOTT STEEPLETON, Editor

For all its heartache,

the pandemic has led a lot

of people to turn their attention

inward, to assess

where they are and perhaps

chart a new course to

where and who they want

to be.

Guerin Swing, a wellknown

name in the Malibu

arts scene, is doing just

that as he explained during

a recent interview with

Malibu Surfside News.

Whether it’s creating

unforgettable corporate

spaces, doing commission

artwork for private clients

including rockers Tommy

Lee and Slash, or helping

a company with branding,

the 50-year-old Beverly

Hills native, who’s been

steeped in art since the

fourth grade at The Buckley

School in Sherman

Oaks, has been successful

as can be in just about everything

he does. (A painting

of fish he did early on

made it all the way to the

White House.)

A hyperactive boy who

painted all day, couldn’t

sit still and didn’t fit in,

Swing eventually excelled

in all the arts. He landed

a job as the assistant art

director for Screamers,

an L.A. rock magazine in

1987. He moved into street

art, commercial art and

later design and decorative

painting, the latter being

quite lucrative ventures.

Along the way, he’s

done off-road motorcycling,

modeling and surfing,

including helping kids

with special needs and

disabilities catch waves

through a Ventura-based

nonprofit called A Walk on

Water.

He’s also worked with

some of street art’s biggest

names, including his new

collaboration with Kelly

“RISK” Graval on paintings

featuring the Hindu

deity Ganesh (an image

that Swing has used for

decades).

All this requires energy,

and Swing’s would put

that of people half his age

to shame.

The father of three —

4-year-old Seven, 16-yearold

Scout, and 29-year-old

Charlie McMullen — has

also been known as a

workaholic.

“If you asked, ‘Want to

go to the North Shore and

go surf for a week?’ I’m

like, yes,” he said at the

North Hollywood home of

Guerin Design Inc.

“At the same time, (I’d

be) sick to my stomach.”

Strange as it may seem,

the lockdown changed all

that.

“All we hear is, ‘Don’t

leave the house! You’re

having a time out!’ I’m

like, now what?”

Swing with a print of Robbie Conal’s “Gag me with a coat hanger.” It was a gift from

Conal’s guerilla volunteers after a chance meeting late one night in Hollywood when

Swing was just 18.SCOTT STEEPLETON/SURFSIDE NEWS PHOTOS

The answer for the design

business was to cut

back on decorative painting

and doing more FF&E:

furniture, fixtures and

equipment.

For Guerin Swing the

artist, the answer was coming

full circle, in a sense,

to the imagery, if not the

shenanigans, of his earlier

days.

“I’ve kind of just taken

my regular style that I’ve

been doing and put both

my street art and a more

contemporary, personal art

together and look what’s

happened.”

What’s happened? He’s

busy as can be in a way

that doesn’t bring on the

previous anxiety.

“It’s actually been the

greatest thing that’s ever

happened to me, to actually

have time to have a

time out, or do something

that you’ve always wanted

to do.”

Think fine art with a

graffiti bent — and without

the politics of, say, a

Plastic Jesus or Sabo, two

L.A. artists whose sensibilities

run liberal and

conservative, respectively.

“I’ll be honest. I believe

in both sides. We’re so divided

right now, especially

on social media — especially

on Facebook — you

see one side that’s saying,

‘I like this guy’ and the

other side is just attacking

him,” Swing explained.

“So what I’ve seen, and

I’m kind of illiterate on

this, is that … you’re not

really talking about the political

agendas.”

“When you talk about

Republicans and Democrats,

I like both,” he said.

He chuckles at people’s

assumptions of him.

“People always say to

me, ‘Oh, you’re an artist,

so you must be a Democrat,”

he said. “Then I’m

like, well, I like guns. ‘Oh,

he must be a Republican.’

I like a little bit of everything.

And I think from

talking to a lot of people,

that’s the way it is.”

“The reason I stay away

from political stuff is I just

don’t think I’m personally

informed enough to go and

put my mark everywhere.”

He may stay away from

political art, but Swing

has respect for some of

the biggest names in the

genre, including his favorite,

Robbie Conal,

who started papering Los

Angeles with his guerilla

art in the 1980s. Swing

bumped into Conal’s volunteer

army late one night

and was hooked.

Such is his passion for

Conal’s work that on the

wall in the main hallway

at Guerin Design hangs a

print of Conal’s “Gag me

with a coat hanger,” featuring

the likeness of former

Supreme Court Justice

William Rhenquist in the

artist’s signature gnarled

style.

“I got this when I was

18,” Swing said pointing

to the piece. “I was walking

in Hollywood and they

were putting them up. I

was walking on Franklin

and I’m like, ‘Hey, what

are you guys doing?’ I

knew about “Contra Diction”

(a 1988 Conal piece

featuring President Reagan)

and I was like, ‘Can

I have one of those? Can I

help you guys?’”

They obliged and gave

him one.

While the message at the

time escaped him — “I was

a kid. I didn’t even know

who William Rhenquist

was,” he said, the Guerin

Swing of 2020 takes in

“Gag me” and says, “This

guy’s tracking.”

Impressed as he was

with Conal’s work way

back when, Swing didn’t

go the route of using a lot

of words in his art. “I am

the worst speller,” he said

with a laugh. “I’m not

worried about the message,

I’m worried about

technique. I’d make the

C like bitchin’, then I’m

like A, O and then I’m

like, ‘Oh, God … I spelled

‘coat’ wrong!”

Nor did he take any great

interest in doing the spraypaint

graffiti art that a lot

of his friends were doing.

“I’ll be honest with

you. I looked at graffiti

as a waste,” Swing said,

knowing how some would

take offense to that way of

thinking. “To me, it’s like,

you’re going to take spray

paint, spend long-term

doing art that potentially

could be buffed over?”

Instead, he’d use quarts

of paint to “attack” billboards

— and his favorite

target was any featuring

Angelyne, of which there

were many.

“Angelyne, back then,

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THE DISH

Joules & Watts serving coffee with class

BARBARA BURKE,

Staff Reporter

Lazy summer afternoons

sometimes motivate lollygaggers

to catch a cup of

coffee — or a sweet treat

— or both.

Malibu’s newest coffee

shop, Joules & Watts

in Malibu Village, is a

micro-roaster based in Los

Angeles that offers single

origin Nicaraguan, Guatemalan,

Mexican, Ethiopian

and Honduran pours whose

distinctive aromas warmly

greet customers even before

they enter.

A clever poster declaring

“Skateboarding is Not

a Crime!” adds to the hip

vibe, an opener of sorts

for the small skateboard

art gallery and posters

from Thrasher and other

fun publications that entertain

as you survey the

varied menu.

Will it be coffee today?

What about tea? And are

those pastries? Wait, there’s

sorbet and gelato, too?

Smiling, Manager Max

Gualtieri beams as he explains

the beverage choices

and the array of pastries.

“Our coffees are excellent

and we have become

known for our cold brews,

matcha lattes and affogatos

as well,” he said. “Our

teas are also unparalleled

as they are from the tea

purveyor Arts of Tea in

L.A. and our tea staples

include English Breakfast,

Gunpowder green, chamomile

and we expand from

there.”

The affogato is $7, but

prices vary.

For eats, there are many

choices, with varying

prices per item. “Here’s a

spelt blueberry muffin, a

cornmeal with citrus glaze,

a cinnamon teacake and

a raspberry almond poppyseed

muffin,” Gualtieri

said.

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Those baked items are

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Hank’s bagels the venue

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or the croissant collection.

“Here’s a chocolate

croissant and here’s the

smoked ham and gruyere.

Come early for that or it’s

gone,” Gualtieri said. “Finally,

here’s a Sonoran

wheat.”

Gualtieri notes: “It helps

that we offer celebrity chef

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when people enter this

venue and remember that it

used to be Grom.”

Silverton, famous for the

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“Business has been fantastic,”

Gualtieri declared.

“We’ve received a tremendous

amount of comments

supporting us and we have

regulars who come in for

coffee service daily. They

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Run Malibu

takes virtual

to a new

level

“When life gives you

lemons make Malibu Lemonade.”

That’s the attitude Run

Malibu organizers are taking

as their popular events

move from a single scenic

route and into the virtual

realm because of the pandemic.

Run Malibu will be offering

the standard distances

it has hosted for the past

11 years. Only this time,

5K and half marathon participants

can run wherever

they like, whenever they

like, Nov. 7-8.

But you don’t have to be

a distance die hard to take

part in the fun. If you can

walk, run or even crawl just

1.6 miles per day, you’ve

got what it takes for Run

Malibu’s 50-mile Challenge

— and you’ve got the

entire month of November

to finish.

Log your miles, and “as

you progress throughout

your challenge, you will

reach milestones and earn

badges,” according to the

event website.

Proceeds from the events

benefit the Boys & Girls

Club of Malibu, which, like

most nonprofits, has had

its share of hard times this

year, too.

For registration information

and plenty of guidance

to get you off the couch and

on your feet, go to runmalibu.com.

— Scott Steepleton

SWING

From Page 20

was the first Kardashian,”

Swing said. “She was a

nobody. She was famous

for being famous … and

God bless her. But to me,

at the time, I was mad.”

Mad because there was

no talent for which she

could credit all the attention.

There were simply

essentially self-funded

billboards.

“I’ve always been

against money,” Swing

continued. “Even though

I come from money and

design and culture, if you

start looking at my art, you

start picking up on it. I’m

making fun of couture,

brands, money, people

paying to get their way. So

here’s Angelyne, and, ‘So,

because you have money,

your husband is putting

billboards everywhere of

you.’”

Swing prefers that any

attention he’s received

stems from talent and his

ability to deliver what a

client wants.

Tommy Lee, he said,

calls him his little ninja.

“He calls me for anything.

‘Hey, I want a sculpture, I

want a painting, I want a

custom jacuzzi that looks

not like a jacuzzi.’”

At the height of the

design business, Swing

had 45 employees. “Even

though I’m an artist,” he

recalls of his mindset at

the time, “it was construction.”

To be sure, it’s what he

wanted.

But he wanted more.

More art and less construction.

The pandemic helped

move that transformation

along.

“Now, I’m really taking

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Circling back to the

break that has hit us all and

what it means, Swing says

it’s all about growth.

“I’ve gone through a really

fun journey trying to

figure out who I want to

be,” he said. “I know I’m

very talented, I’m very

blessed. I beat myself up

for not being focused on

one type of art. But I think

it’s part of the journey.”

“Money has never been

my driving force,” he

added. “It’s always about

just to paint. And I always

say, ‘This is for fun or for

free.’”

Surfside News asked

Swing to do something

completely out of his milieu:

an original Halloween-themed

illustration for

this special print edition

that kids (or anyone, for

that matter) can color.

“There’ll be candy corns

and lemon drops and bats

and spider webs and mischievous

characters,” he

explained.

Once it’s colored, we encourage

the artist or a helper

to take a picture of the

page and email it to scott@

malibusurfsidenews.com,

and we’ll post some of

them on our website.

Some of the pictures

may also end up hanging

in Malibu Contemporary

Fine Art Gallery, malibucontemporaryart.com,

in

Malibu Lumber Yard, as

part of Swing’s new show

opening Oct. 17. The exhibition

will feature at

least 13 canvases — some

as large as 5-by-5-feet —

several custom surfboards

and other pieces.

Opening day will include

something along the

lines of a Disney FastPass

component. “You email

your RSVP with a time

that you’d like to come,”

Swing said. “You get there,

check in, maybe come

back in 10 minutes and go

in. That way, people aren’t

just waiting in these long

lines for no reason.”

Day Two — Oct. 18 —

will feature Swing painting

live. “People can

come and just watch me

throughout the day just

throwing paint.”

Proceeds from the sale

of that piece will go to A

Walk on Water.

“Like all my art shows,”

Swing said, “it’s about

sharing and experiencing

and having a good time.”

For more on Swing, go

to guerindesign.com. And

to hear about Swing’s favorite

Halloween memories,

go to YouTube.com

and search “In the studio

with Guerin Swing.

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5

DAYS AGO

SCOTT STEEPLETON, Editor

Glass walls that slide open allow plenty of fresh air to flow through Tamara Mellon’s

Mobile Shoe Closet. SCOTT STEEPLETON/SURFSIDE NEWS PHOTOS

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If you’ve been concerned

about going out to shoe shop

during the pandemic, Tamara

Mellon has the answer.

Through Monday, the women’s

luxury footwear brand from

the co-founder of Jimmy Choo

is bringing its stylish products

to the customer with its Mobile

Shoe Closet, a near private experience

that almost feels like

you’re shopping outdoors.

That’s because the glass-paneled

truck opens on the sides to

let the fresh air in.

Surfside News got a first look the day

the 26-foot see-through truck pulled into

Malibu Village, 3836 Cross Creek Road

on Sept. 26. The rig, located at the Pacific

Coast Highway end of the center, features

floor-to-ceiling displays of some two dozen

styles curated by British fashion entrepreneur

Tamara Mellon in sizes 35-42.

Adhering to public health guidelines,

only two customers are allowed in at a

time. Social distancing will be enforced

and personal protective equipment will be

provided.

Malibu is the latest stop for the Mobile

Shoe Closet, after Aspen and The Hamptons.

It’ll be at Montecito Country Mart

Oct. 14-20 and the nearby Miramar Beach

resort for five days after that.

Malibu hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays

and noon to 6 p.m. weekends.

To ensure the safest possible shopping,

appointments are encouraged. To book an

appointment, go to tamaramellon.com.

Adhering to public health guidelines, only two

customers are allowed in at a time.

The truck is large enough to stock a wide

range of sizes in about two dozen styles.


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ker and Malibu West Fire

Brigade and Community

Emergency Resource Team

member, said that a council

person who is responsible

financially for the city can

only say it’s time for everyone

to evacuate.

“The liability associated

with telling people to stay

is ridiculous. But we’re all

individuals who can make

our own decisions,” said

Grisanti, adding that people

should have fire gear and

the mental knowledge to be

able to assist in a fire.

Uhring, a city Planning

Commissioner, said people

also should be careful

about talking about people

staying behind to help fight

the fires by themselves, because

they might not have

the ability to do so.

“I can’t think of any

home that I have that is

more important than my

life,” said Uhring, who emphasized

that every fire situation

is different and the

Woolsey Fire was unique

because fire personnel were

also fighting other fires at

the same time.

“If you got a situation

where the resources are

close by and there’s a fire

going on, you got to really

think about whether you’re

going to stay behind, because

I just don’t want to

see dead bodies all over the

place,” Uhring added.

Stewart, vice chair of the

Malibu Public Safety Commission

and member of the

Malibu Community Emergency

Response Team, said

he doesn’t think people

realize how much of a risk

they’re taking in trying to

do it on their own.

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“I can’t imagine what

a wall of flames would do

to people,” he said, adding,

“and they’ll probably

try and leave at exactly the

wrong time and that’s when

people get killed.

During the debate, several

candidates pointed out

that current council members

are sending out the

message that people will

be on their own during the

next fire.

Mullen, a Los Angeles

County Fire Department

captain, disagreed

with that, saying fires can

happen very fast and “no

publicly elected official or

public safety person is going

to encourage anybody

or direct anybody to stay.”

“What’s important is that

everybody understand what

their personal plan (in a fire

situation) is,” said Mullen.

“The reality is a lot of

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people are going to stay for

many reasons … If you’re

relying on public agencies

to save you during a disaster,

the point I’m making

is you need to make your

(own) preparation.”

“You’re on your own

can’t be the policy,” responded

Silverstein, an attorney

and Operation Recovery

steering committee

member. “It’s the responsibility

of government to

provide for the safety of the

community.”

“We’re hearing I think

a lot of between the lines

from some people that are

saying, ‘Don’t stay because

we can’t advise you to do

that, but yet you really need

to stay,’” Silverstein continued.

“That just cannot be

the plan. The plan cannot

be the citizens are on their

own, the citizens have to

take care of themselves.”

Simmens agreed, saying

he thought “it’s dangerous

and unwise to basically say

you’re on your own.”

“The reason we pay taxes

and we have fire and police

departments and everything

else is to help us in times of

need,” said Simmens, a retired

public policy analyst

and vice president of the

Malibu Democratic Club.

Residents need to be

prepared, Simmens said,

“(But), when it comes to

fighting fires, we need to

have the resources to do it

in the safest way possible.

And that’s not getting out

there with a hose and hoping

that you can get enough

embers off your roof.”

Simmens, a member of

the Malibu Community

Emergency Response Team

and vice chair of the Malibu

Public Works Commission,

proposed that the city

work with state and federal

officials to develop a fire

reserve that would include

fire professionals that can

be activated in times of

need.

Wetton said that while

a state reserve would be

great, he wasn’t so sure

about the idea of giving up

neighborhood volunteers.

“I think the further away

you get from your neighborhood

the less control

you have, and having less

control is not good,” he

said.

Lyon said the city should

be helping neighborhoods

with emergency generators,

as well as providing water

sources for firefighting helicopters

to dip into.

“Those should be all over

the hills right now. I don’t

see that we’re doing a lot of

stuff that’s going to be a big

change,” said Lyon, adding

that the city should recruit

people from the local labor

exchange to help clear

trails and be part of the firefighting

brigade.

Stewart said he is actually

amazed with what the

city has accomplished with

fire preparedness since the

Woolsey Fire, and that generators

were already being

put up to support water

tanks in the Big Rock area.

Silverstein believed that

certain fire prevention measures

are only happening

now because of the election

cycle, and that assets

are being hardened in Big

Rock because those residents

repeatedly made a

fuss about.

“It’s not happening because

the city took proactive

action to help. It’s

happening because the

community is insisting on

it and we need to do a better

job with providing the

assistance to the community,

not saying, ‘You’re on

your own’ or ‘Tell us what

you’ll need and maybe

we’ll help,’” Silverstein

said, adding that the city

can find money in its budget

to do so.

In terms of public safety,

Grisanti said he believes

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s

Department deputies

should be audited with GPS

on their vehicles.

Lyon said the city needs

more protection than two

sheriff’s cars a night.

“Malibu is just sitting

ducks right now, and if anybody

doesn’t think that’s

the case, then their head’s

in the sand. We need to

pony up some more money

for that, and if that means

giving up an assistant city

manager or whatever, I

don’t know. I think that we

have money, we can afford

it. We can’t afford not to

have more sheriff’s (deputies)

out here,” Lyon said.

Uhring said Malibu Volunteers

on Patrol need more

responsibilities and that the

sheriff’s department needs

to be called on less.

Stewart said that some

crime is up because of the

homeless/transient problem

in the city, and that won’t

change until that situation

is addressed.

Wetton questioned

whether any uptick is actually

temporary, adding

that it could attributed to

the population of Malibu

increasing since the beginning

of the pandemic. It

might be time, Wetton said,

to consider a private security

company to help secure

the city.

“It’s going to take every

single one of us working

together after Nov. 3.

Whoever isn’t elected, I

hope you’ll still continue to

help,” said Ulich at the end

of the discussion, adding

that all candidates should

be commended for stepping

up especially during

the pandemic.

“The most important

thing that we can all agree

on is everyone needs to

vote,” she added.


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FAITH BRIEFS

Malibu Pacific Church (3324 Malibu

Canyon Road, 310-456-1611)

4, 5, 6 Ministry

7 p.m. Thursday. For

more information, go to

malibupacific.church/456.

Livestream service

10:15 a.m. Sunday. Live

worship broadcast. Tune

in at malibupacific.church/

live.

Virtual prayer

To share a prayer request,

submit to Wendi. To

pray with a deacon, contact

Annie McRae or (310)

310-4889.

Community Care Board

Anyone with a need can

visit the online community

care board: malibupacific.

church/board.

Virtual ministry gatherings

Individual ministries will

meet through their devices

through various digital

platforms like Zoom and

YouTube. Each ministry

leader will contact members

on how to connect.

St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church (28211

Pacific Coast Highway, 310-457-7966)

Livestream service

10 a.m. Sunday. To join

worship, go to facebook.

com/staidanmalibu/videos.

Malibu United Methodist Church (30128

Morning View Drive, 310-457-7505)

Livestream service

10:30 a.m. Sunday. Worship

via Zoom. To register

to join, go to malibuumc.

org.

Our Lady of Malibu Church (3625 Winter

Canyon Road, 310-456-2361)

Livestream Mass

8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday;

12:10 p.m. Monday

through Saturday (followed

by The Rosary).

Email frmatt@olmalibu.

org for the links and passwords

to join.

Malibu Jewish Center and Synagogue

(24855 PCH, 310-456-2178)

Livestream Friday Night

Services

6 p.m. Friday.

Shabbat Morning Service

9-10 a.m. Saturday.

Livestream Torah Study

10:15 a.m. Saturday,

with Rabbi Michael

Schwartz.

For more information,

go to facebook.com/

MJCS2020.

Waveside Church (6955 Fernhill Drive,

310-774-1927)

Sundays Live from the Barn

10:10 a.m. Sunday at

wavesidechurch.com/live.

Library taking bookmark contest submissions

SCOTT STEEPLETON, Editor

Young artists in Malibu

take note: The Los Angeles

County Library is accepting

submissions for

its 41st annual Bookmark

Contest.

Winners see their artwork

displayed in the

Malibu Library.

According to Elissia

Buell, children’s services

librarian, the contest

“aims to encourage a

love of books and reading

while also promoting creativity,

artistic expression

and community engagement.”

“At Malibu Library, we

have frequently featured

our talented local winners’

bookmark posters in the

children’s and teen areas

of the library for the community

to enjoy.”

The contest is open to

all county residents in

grades K-12 or ages 5-8.

Only one entry per artist.

Other rules:

• Designs may be in

color or in blue or

black ink.

• Original designs and

artwork only. (Entries

will be disqualified

if the artwork is not

original or if the artist

received assistance.)

• No licensed characters.

Families of L.A. County

Library employees are not

eligible and all entries become

the property of the

library.

Entries will be divided

into supervisorial districts

based on the residence of

the participants, and 10 finalists

will be selected in

each age category in each

district — a total of 200

finalists.

The winners will be selected

by the respective

Board of Supervisors’ office.

The 20 Board of Supervisors

winners will have

their bookmarks printed

and distributed to all L.A.

County Library branches.

Deadline for entry is

Nov. 15.

For more information

and the official entry form,

go to lacountylibrary.org/

Bookmark-Contest.

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

CHRISTIAN LEGAL SOCIETY

Debrief Week with the

CLS community: “Processing

What We Have

Learned About God’s

Justice Thus Far.” 6 p.m.

today. Virtual event URL:

pepperdine.edu/events.

SMC MUSIC SHOWCASE

The Santa Monica College

Music Department will

present its Music Pre-Midterms

Showcase Celebration

7:30 p.m. Friday.

The program will feature

eclectic offerings from

SMC Music Department

projects, including solo

and group performances

in both European classical

and jazz styles.

Pre-registration for the

concert is required, and the

link is available at smc.

edu/calendar.

For more information,

call 310-434-3005 or 310-

434-4323.

GET OVER THE HUMP

The Malibu and Palisades

chambers of commerce

unite for Afternoon

Jump to Get Over the

Hump, a Zoom mixer

where business professionals

from all around Los

Angeles County “rev up

your energy with problem

solving and solidarity.”

The free hourlong event

starts at 3:30 p.m. Monday.

Link at the Virtual Events

menu at malibu.org.

CITY MANAGER

EVALUATION

The Malibu City Council

will meet in closed session

4:30 p.m. Monday to discuss

the public employee

performance evaluation

of City Manager Reva

Feldman. The public is

not allowed to take part

in the virtual meeting, but

any action taken would be

made public afterwards.

THE MALIBU CHOICE

AWARDS

are Back!

Reward local businesses by voting for them

in the 4th Annual Malibu Choice Awards

presented by Malibu Surfside News

Voting is open Sept. 16-Oct. 18

Check out the ballot inside this issue

or vote online at

MalibuSurfsideNews.com/choice.

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Former Pepperdine baseball standouts

return to school

SUBMITTED BY PEPPERDINE

UNIVERSITY, Ricky Davis

Three names that should

be familiar to Pepperdine

baseball fans will once

again be Pepperdine students.

Chase d’Arnaud, Zach

Vincej and Manny Jefferson

are coming back after

leaving early to pursue professional

baseball careers

to complete their Pepperdine

degrees and graduate.

All three were drafted following

their junior seasons

and made the decisions to

leave school early to chase

the dream of playing in Major

League Baseball. D’Arnaud

played seven years in the Majors

with six different teams,

Vincej reached the pinnacle

of the sport for nine games

in 2017 with the Cincinnati

Reds and one game in 2018

with the Seattle Mariners,

and Jefferson is still on the

quest of making it. He is currently

signed to play in the

independent Frontier League,

but the COVID-19 pandemic

changed those plans.

D’Arnaud played a total

of seven years in Major

League Baseball. He was

drafted in 2008 by the Pittsburgh

Pirates and made his

debut in 2011.

“I got an offer that I felt

like I couldn’t refuse,” said

d’Arnaud of his 2008 drafting

by the Pirates. “You

have a lot more leverage as

a junior because you have

the option of coming back

and completing your senior

year. So, in 2008 I signed

with the Pittsburgh Pirates

and my professional career

started pretty quickly.

I made my debut in 2011

with the Pirates at PNC Park

(home of the Pirates) against

the Boston Red Sox.”

Coming back to school,

while an easy decision for

d’Arnaud, still took a lot of

planning. He founded and

is the creative director, producer

and videographer for

the d’Arnaud Media Group,

working with brands such

as Baseballism, More Than

Baseball and Turn 2 Equity

Partners, to produce short

films and series showing

the lives of professional

baseball players.

Vincej left Pepperdine in

2012 after being drafted by,

and signing with, the Cincinnati

Reds.

“I felt like it was the appropriate

time to try and

achieve my dreams,” Vincej

said of being drafted. “My

whole life I had been wanting

to play professional

baseball and make it to the

Major Leagues, and felt

like, at the time, it was

probably the best opportunity

for me to do that.”

After getting drafted,

Vincej spent five and a half

years in the Minor Leagues

before getting his call up

to the Majors. In 2017, he

appeared in nine games

for the Reds, collecting his

first career Big-League hit

on Sept. 30 against Pedro

Strop of the Chicago Cubs.

Coming back to Pepperdine

to finish his degree

was always in his plan.

Vincej retired from professional

baseball after the

2018 season to pursue a career

in coaching.

“Life moves on and you

Pepperdine’s three returning baseball standouts, from left, Chase d’Arnaud, Zach

Vincej and Manny Jefferson. IMAGE COURTESY PEPPERDINE UNIVERSITY

have to adapt,” Vincej said.

“I didn’t want to sit around

anymore and wait for something

to happen; I needed

to make things happen for

myself, and to me, school

was the best option.”

To Vincej, coaching was

a logical step. He wants to

help college baseball players

not only improve their

game between the lines, but

also help set them up for

success outside of baseball.

Vincej will join d’Arnaud

on the Pepperdine baseball

staff as an undergraduate

assistant coach, something

that Hirtensteiner is very

optimistic about.

Jefferson was a three-year

standout with the Waves before

getting drafted in 2016.

He reached the High-A

level with the Arizona Diamondbacks

before being

released in 2018. After taking

a year off of baseball,

he was signed to the Frontier

League, an independent

baseball league that takes

place in the Midwest and

Northeast regions of the

United States, as well as two

cities in Eastern Canada.

“Finishing my degree was

definitely a priority for me,”

said Jefferson. “I didn’t

know exactly when I would

come back and finish, but

with everything happening

right now, it felt like a perfect

opportunity. The COV-

ID-19 pandemic absolutely

had an impact on coming

back to school, and everything

being online really

made it an easy decision.”

Jefferson is completing

his advertising degree

at Pepperdine this year.

Incoming Wave competes in French Open Juniors

SUBMITTED BY PEPPERDINE

UNIVERSITY, Morgan Davenport

Pepperdine men’s tennis

signee Guy Den Ouden accepted

an invitation to compete

in the 2020 French

Open Junior Championships,

which began Oct. 4

at the Stade Roland Garros

in Paris.

The French Open, much

like its American counterpart,

is one of the four

Grand Slam tournaments

along with the Australian

Open and Wimbledon.

Den Ouden’s highest career

ranking in the ITF Juniors

came in March of this

year, when he clocked in at

43. Currently, he sits at 47,

going 9-2 in ITF play. The

Netherlands product signed

with the Waves after he

won both the Netherlands

U18 National Indoor Juniors

and the Outdoor/Indoor

U16 championships.

“We are very excited

about Guy having the

chance to compete in this

year’s French Open,” assistant

coach Tassilo

Schmid said in advance of

the championships.

“He is a special talent

who has the ability to go far

in Paris. We as a staff are

really excited to have him

join the Waves this spring.”

2019-20 RECAP

The Waves finished the

2020 dual season ranked

No. 19 in the Intercollegiate

Tennis Association

after going undefeated and

beating the likes of No.

29 Minnesota and No. 42

Oklahoma before the season

was canceled due to

the COVID-19 pandemic.

Den Ouden will join Tom

Grosjean in the freshman

class during the spring, as

senior Adrian Oetzbach —

who elected to return this

season per NCAA legislation

— rounds out the

2019-20 roster.


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Malibu’s Annual Day of Preparedness

Woolsey Fire Anniversary

Emergency Preparedness

Competition

The City will commemorate the two-year anniversary of the Woolsey Fire

and Malibu's Annual Day of Preparedness on Monday, November 9,

2020 with a community effort to promote emergency preparedness. In an

effort to recognize residents who are already prepared and encourage

others to take steps to be more prepared, the City is asking residents to

submit photos or videos showing how they have prepared in a friendly

competition to be declared the "Best Prepared in 2020".

Participants are asked to submit one to five photos and/or a video no

longer than 30 seconds by email to publicsafety@malibucity.org no

later than Friday, October 23. All of the submissions will be reviewed by

a panel consisting of Mayor Mikke Pierson, Malibu CERT Team leader

Richard Garvey , and Public Safety Commission Chair Chris Frost to

determine who will receive the honorary title of “Best Prepared” based

on their submissions.

Submission photos and videos will not be judged based on production

quality, but on how well the participant is prepared for emergencies. The

photos and videos should demonstrate for example, emergency plans,

emergency supplies and kits, fire extinguishers, solar phone chargers, a

certificate of completion of a CERT or first aid course, or anything that

demonstrates preparedness. All participants will receive a certificate of

recognition, but the person who is named “Best Prepared” by the panel

will receive a commendation by the Malibu City Council during the City

Council Virtual Meeting on Monday, November 9. In addition, during the

November 9 Council Meeting, a slide show of all of the submissions will

be presented.

SURVIVAL KIT

CITY OF MALIBU

For more information,

Email PublicSafety@MalibuCity.org


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