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Bohm is a junior player on the Malibu High School volleyball team.

How did you get involved in volleyball and when did you get started?

I first started playing volleyball on the beach. The more I played the more I fell in love with the sport. I wanted to get more serious about volleyball and decided to play club.

What’s your favorite thing about volleyball?

Ashleigh Fryer

Although belonging to a small chain of nine restaurants scattered throughout the west side of Los Angeles – and one in Santa Barbara – Malibu’s Marmalade Café has endeavored to remain in touch and relevant with a community that loves its mom-and-pop businesses.

Throughout its 23 years in business, manager Alex Bekeza said the café has molded itself into the community not just by its menu and décor, but also by making its operation as compatible as possible with Malibu.

Chris Bashaw

For a few hours following the highest night tide of each full or new moon during spring and early summer, the California grunion leave the water to lay their eggs on Southern California’s sandy beaches from Point Conception north of Santa Barbara to Punta Abreojos in Baja California, Mexico.

Chris Bashaw

Two swimmers from the Malibu High School Sharks swim team qualified for an automatic CIF bid on Wednesday, March 12, in a meet against the Santa Clara High School Bruins. 

Freshman Farah Stack finished with a time of 2 minutes 5.86 seconds in the 200-yard freestyle, easily beating the required time of 2:11.30 for an automatic bid.

In the 50-yard freestyle, junior Logan Hotchkiss finished at 22.95 seconds, barely squeaking by the automatic-bid time of 23:40 seconds. 

Ashleigh Fryer

Most teachers boast an impressive collection of coffee mugs — gifts from colleagues, students and parents. But, for Daniel Estes — a fifth-grade teacher at Our Lady of Malibu School — one mug in particular holds special significance.

Chris Bashaw

At its meeting on Monday, May 12, the Malibu City Council authorized Mayor Skylar Peak to execute the issuance subpoenas to websites advertising short-term residential rental properties located throughout the City to seek compliance with the Municipal Code. 

The City’s Municipal Code allows for the collection of a transient occupancy tax of 12 percent on a quarterly basis, which hotels, motels and homes rented out for 30 days or less at a time are subject to .

Chris Bashaw

Dear Malibu neighbor,

As former mayors, we have not always agreed on issues facing Malibu, but we are united in our concerns about how Measure R will affect our community. After reading all 16 pages of Mr. Reiner’s initiative, we have come to belief that its inconsistencies and overreach could result in crippling lawsuits which could do irreparable harm to the City. Even worse, it could result in increased development and devastating unintended consequences. Here are only a few of our major concerns:

Chris Bashaw

Before the sun shined through the clouds at 9 a.m. on Friday, July 4, the corner of Birdview Avenue and Bluewater Road was quiet. 

Then, one by one, cars and golf carts, which were decked out in red, white and blue streamers, pinwheels, signs that read “USA” and American flags of all sizes, started to arrive. 

Hundreds of Point Dume residents celebrated American independence with their 15th annual Fourth of July parade. 

Ashleigh Fryer

Local realtor of 27 years Jeff Chertow opened Pinnacle Estate Properties Inc. in the Malibu Colony Shopping Center on May 17 to “focus on what’s best for our clients, our community and our agents.”

Chertow, who served as the manager of another Malibu agency for 13 years, created Pinnacle as an “agent-centric company, which prides itself on being very supportive of not only the local community, but also its agents.”

Chris Bashaw

A new Malibu-based group called Paint, Wine N’ Dine hosted a fundraiser for breast cancer research non-profit Susan G. Komen at the Malibu Roadhouse on Wednesday, Oct. 22.

The group is led by the mother-daughter team of Sarah Levy and Tova Fagan, who instructed the 35 attendees of Wednesday’s event on how to paint an abstract rose.

Chris Bashaw