• The shaded areas on this Google Maps image shows the potential expansion of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. Image Submitted

    Mountain rec area will double if bill passes

    June 28, 2016 By Suzanne Guldimann, Freelance Reporter News
    On June 14, Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-California) and Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) announced they will be introducing the Rim of the Valley Corridor Preservation Act. If the legislation passes, it will more than double the size of the 153,075-acre Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.
  • Skyler Austen Gordy tells his story and where his career is now to a small crowd in a private sound studio in Malibu, where the Salon Series returned June 20. Photos by Eric Myer Photography

    Sky Blu opens up for revived Salon Series

    June 27, 2016 By Suzanne Guldimann, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts

    The Malibu Cultural Arts Commission’s Salon Series returned in style with a candid conversation with rapper, hip-hop artist, singer, dancer and record producer Skyler Austen Gordy, bette

  • William Androlia (left) and Bianca Torrence light their candles during a candlelight vigil on Friday, June 17, at the Malibu Jewish Center and Synagogue, remembering those that died during the Orlando, Florida, terrorist attack. Photos by Alex Vejar/22nd Century Media

    Malibu Jewish Center mourns Orlando shooting with candlelight vigil

    June 21, 2016 By Alex Vejar, Assistant Editor News

    The Malibu Jewish Center and Synagogue on Friday, June 17, held an interfaith candlelight vigil to mourn the victims of the recent terrorist shooting in Orlando, Fla., t

  • Posing together are contest winners (left to right) Luke Mitchell, grand prize; Tosh Webb, honorable mention; Scarlet Larena,first-place elementary school; Zellie Godbille, honorable mention; Nikau Webb, honorable mention; high school first-place winner Sohrab Eslamiah and Malibu Mayor Laura Rosenthal. PHOTOS BY Suzanne Guldimann/22nd Century Media

    Malibu celebrates inaugural One Water Festival

    June 21, 2016 By Suzanne Guldimann, Freelance Reporter News

    The City of Malibu’s first annual One Water Festival packed every kind of water-related conservation imaginable into an event that was part town fete and part Earth Day.

  • MHS graduate Cat Evers performs during the first Smile Fest fundraiser on Wednesday, June 15, at Malibu Family Wines. Alex Vejar/22nd Century Media

    MHS throws inaugural music fundraiser for nonprofit Operation Smile

    June 21, 2016 By Alex Vejar, Assistant Editor Life & Arts

    Even though the entire Malibu High School class of 2016 graduated June 8, a few of them had one more celebration left in them.