• Infielder Zach Vincej recently became the 34th major league player out of Malibu’s Pepperdine University when he was called up by the Cincinnati Reds late last month. The Cincinnati Reds

    Vincej feels ‘at home’ on major league home plate

    September 19, 2017 By Brittany Kapa, Assistant Editor Sports
    Zach Vincej called his dad, Terry, to tell him that he had been called up to play for the Cincinnati Reds on Aug. 31.
  • Attendee Louise Fontana donates to Firefighters Down on Sept. 11 during the nonprofit’s premiere benefit concert at Smothers Theater in Malibu. Photos by Suzy Demeter/22nd Century Media

    Firefighters Down benefit concert memorializes late firefighters, more

    September 18, 2017 By Barbara Burke, Freelance Reporter News

    On the evening of Sept. 11, a crowd gathered at Pepperdine’s Smothers Theater to pause and reflect on three principles: remembrance, awareness and action.

  • A surfer from The Seagulls team dons a seagull mask as they take a wave at the Malibu Surfing Association’s SurfAid Cup, which took place Sept. 9 at Surfrider Beach. Photos by Suzy Demeter/22nd Century Media

    Surfers raise $156,000 for SurfAid programs

    September 19, 2017 By Staff Report Life & Arts

    Team Becker was the champion of the 2017 SurfAid Cup Malibu, hosted as part of the Malibu Surfing Association Classic, on Sept. 9. 

  • Malibu Parks and Recreation Commission Member Judy Villablanca volunteers at the Malibu Lagoon during Coastal Cleanup Day Saturday, Sept. 16. Photos by Suzanne Guldimann/22nd Century Media

    Volunteers gather pounds of trash on Coastal Cleanup Day in Malibu

    September 20, 2017 By Suzanne Guldimann, Freelance Reporter News
    Thousands of volunteers worldwide took part in the annual Coastal Cleanup Day, described by the Guinness Book of World Records as the “largest garbage collection event” on the planet, on Saturday, Sept. 16.
  • Max Gordon (2), pictured here against Beverly Hills, had the most exciting play of his career Friday, Sept. 15, against Big Bear. 22nd Century Media File Photo

    Football: Big Bear outmuscles previously undefeated Sharks

    September 17, 2017 By Ryan Flynn, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    It was halfway through the second quarter, and visiting Big Bear hadn’t thrown a single pass.