• Timothy Kitz paints the Secos Rock view at Leo Carrillo State Park Feb. 11 during a Paint Out with the Allied Artists of the Santa Monica Mountains & Seashore. Photos by Suzy Demeter/22nd Century Media

    Local artists flock to Leo Carrillo for Paint Out

    February 22, 2017 By Suzy Demeter, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts

    Members of Allied Artists of the Santa Monica Mountains & Seashore gathered at one of the most prime scenic areas in Malibu.

  • David Limon performs with Pepperdine student-led dance company, Dance in Flight, during a performance this month. Photos by Cecily Breeding

    Pepperdine’s Dance In Flight puts justice into motion

    February 21, 2017 By Submitted Content Life & Arts

    Pepperdine student-led dance company Dance in Flight took the stage Feb. 9-11 at Smothers Theatre.

  • Fish Grill offers plentiful seafood selections, including this salmon fillet served on a bed of angel-hair pasta with Roma tomatoes ($14.95). Photos by Barbara Burke/22nd Century Media

    Simple seafood simply pleases at Fish Grill

    February 23, 2017 By Barbara Burke, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, Dining Out

    “Most seafoods ... should be simply threatened with heat and then celebrated with joy,” noted Jeff Smith, host of “The Frugal Gourmet.”

  • A Northern elephant seal, which is among the mammals rescued in Malibu in the spring, is pictured. Photo Submitted

    On Common Ground: What to do when you come across a sea lion, seal ashore

    February 21, 2017 By Mike Remski, Marine Mammal Program Manager, California Wildlife Center Opinion, Contributing Columnists

    The transition to spring brings with it an abundance of marine life along Malibu’s 27 miles of shoreline.  

  • Wallis Buckner (right) scrunches her face as Kona licks her during a visit from the Apex Protection Project wolves Wednesday, Feb. 15, at Sycamore School in Malibu. Photos by Alex Vejar/22nd Century Media

    Apex Protection Project wolves visit Sycamore School students

    February 22, 2017 By Barbara Burke, Freelance Reporter News
    “The wolf is neither man’s competitor nor his enemy,” said Dr. L. David Mech, founder of the International Wolf Center and a prolific writer about wolves’ behaviors and survival challenges. “He is a fellow creature with whom the earth must be shared.”