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The John L. Webster Elementary School Parent Teacher Association proudly serves nearly 350 students. We take great pride in their education and our school.

Chris Bashaw

MariSol, a private residential development in Malibu, sealed the second highest land sale of the year in Malibu for one of their lots on Ellice Street on March 27, according to the Combined Los Angeles/Westside Multiple Listing Service. 

The 43,592-square-foot lot sold for $6.5 million, and is one of three MariSol’s listings in the top five largest land sales for the year. Two other MariSol lots sold for $5.5 million and $3.1 million, both in November of 2013. 

Danielle Tabor

Malibu residents got into a groove during the four-day inaugural Malibu Guitar Festival, which took place nightly Thursday-Sunday, May 14-17, at Casa Escobar Malibu.
All together, the event featured 23 artists and bands who showcased what a guitar can do through a variety of musical styles, ranging from rock to country and blues.

Chris Bashaw

The Malibu Village was acquired by an East Coast-based real estate investment and management company, Jamestown, for an undisclosed sum Thursday, May 22, after a successful deal with seller KRE Capital, the shopping center’s now-previous owner.

“We went to Jamestown because we thought they could be vested to bring a great retail experience to the community and keep with what our goals were to the community,” said Matt Khoury, KRE Capital founder. “We thought they would be ideally suited as they are probably the top urban retailer expert in the country.”

Ashleigh Fryer

It’s the summer of the 1922: Harry Houdini’s mind and body are battered from his harrowingly death-defying escape routines, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is growing weary of writing Sherlock Holmes.

Both men are looking for something new.

After exchanging letters, the famed escape artist and mystery novel legend team-up to investigate self-proclaimed psychic mediums for the Scientific American committee.

Ashleigh Fryer

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

The Miss Malibu Pro Women’s Longboarding Invitational debuted at Surfrider Beach in Malibu  Aug. 9-10. 

The first-place title of Miss Malibu Pro was awarded to Kaitlin Maguire of Oceanside, California. Maguire not only won the final, but also earned the Wave of the Day award and cash prize from Jericho Poppler for scoring a perfect 20 in her semi final. 

Runner-up was awarded to Makayla H. Smith.

Ashleigh Fryer

Malibu City Council members will be joined by Caltrans and Metro officials, City commissioners, the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition, local cyclists and residents on Thursday, April 29, to cut the ribbon on the PCH Bike Route Improvements Project and Malibu’s first-ever bike lane. At the event, local cyclists will ride their bikes through the ribbon on the bike lane on PCH at Zuma Beach. 

Ashleigh Fryer

Most people in America are from somewhere else, said Alexis de Toqueville in his review of America. And that is true even for Malibu. The vast majority of Malibu residents were born somewhere else, including the New York-raised publisher of the Malibu Times, and rather than belittle those Malibu residents, we appreciate them.

Ashleigh Fryer

Two dozen film enthusiasts had the opportunity to hear acclaimed screenwriter Eric Roth talk about his life and craft on Tuesday, March 31, at the Malibu Salon Series event sponsored by the Malibu Cultural Arts Commission.

The event began with a clip from “The Curious Life of Benjamin Button,” in which a series of seemingly accidental incidents lead to one of the central events in the film.

“Destiny is always part of movies,” Roth said. “Whether it’s an accident or destiny, an accident or planned, depends on if you believe in God.”

Ashleigh Fryer