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More Malibu fire victims seek prosecution of SCE, Boeing

by Lauren Coughlin, Editor News, Local Government

Another handful of fire victims have entered the mounting legal battle against Southern California Edison, Edison International and The Boeing Company. 

On Feb. 8, Malibu residents Suzelle M. Smith and Don Howarth, of...

Public invited to testify on Woolsey Fire experiences at Feb. 23, March 3 listening sessions

by Submitted by the Office of Third District Supervisor Sheila Kuehl News, Local Government

Public listening sessions to capture the experiences of residents affected by the Woolsey Fire will be held on Saturday, Feb. 23, and March 3. 

The Feb. 23 event is to be held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Pepperdine’s Elkins...

Ninety plaintiffs sue Edison, Boeing over ‘wholly preventable’ disaster

by Lauren Coughlin, Editor News, Local Government

Litigation is piling up in regard to the Woolsey Fire, which a recent lawsuit deems “negligently started and wholly preventable.”

The lawsuit was filed Feb. 5 on behalf of 90 plaintiffs — some of whom also represent...