• Ella Worrell-McKinna (left) receives the baton from Caroline Pietrzyk during the 4x400-meter relay at the Malibu Track & Field Invitational on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at Malibu High School in Malibu, Calif. Alex Vejar/22nd Century Media

    Track and field shows skills at first home meet

    March 24, 2015 By Alex Vejar, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    When junior Sophie Johnson turned the corner for her last lap of the 1600-meter run, she told herself to imagine a car was going after her. 

  • The prince (Charlie Evans-Mulvey), left, and Cinderella (Chloe Respondek) smile together after the conclusion of “Cinderella.” Photos Courtesy Alexis Crouse

    Local children’s theater company imparts life’s lessons

    March 24, 2015 By Chris Bashaw, Assistant Editor Life & Arts

    For Once Upon a Time Children’s Theater co-directors Julia Holland and DeeDee Porter, it’s all about the children.

  • Annie Reznik (center) is congratulated by her bandmates and other musicians upon hearing that her band, Clockwork City, won first place in the Battle of the Bands on Friday, March 20, at Malibu City Hall’s Civic Theatre. Alex Vejar/22nd Century Media

    Malibu teens show off musical talents at Battle of the Bands

    March 24, 2015 By Alex Vejar, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    After a night of guitar riffs, drum solos and vocal melodies, nine musical acts waited anxiously on stage for the judges’ results of the ninth annual Malibu Battle of the Bands on Friday, March 20.

  • Pictured is the lobster ravioli at The Sunset in Malibu. Photos by Chris Bashaw/22nd Century Media

    The Dish: The Sunset ramps up for summer season

    March 24, 2015 By Ashleigh Fryer, Senior Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    As any resident or frequent visitor can attest, Malibu in the summer is special.

  • Pictured is the most recent California drought map from the National Weather Service. Photos submitted

    In drought, water-use policies implemented

    March 24, 2015 By Suzanne Guldimann, Staff Writer News, City

    As the four-year drought continues to deepen, California Governor Jerry Brown is proposing a billion-dollar Band-Aid to provide emergency relief for communities in the Central Valley, while t