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LASD punishing Lt. for blowing whistle on Malibu Creek shootings, according to lawsuit

by Joe Coughlin, Publisher News, Police-Fire, Local Government

A lawsuit filed June 6 claims the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department retaliated against a whistle-blowing member of the department in the wake of the Malibu Creek State Park murder of Tristan Beaudette.

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News Briefs: Rat-poison ban statewide?; Report on cell failure; more

by Staff Report News, City, Local Government

State ban on rat poison progresses — A legislation backed by Poison Free Malibu, aimed at banning rat poison on a statewide basis, passed the California Assembly by a 50 to 16 vote last week.

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City Council OK's new transmitter for Castro Peak, will oppose plan by ‘poor steward’ MCRA

by Michele Willer-Allred, Freelance Reporter News, City, Local Government

Several fire-related issues were unanimously approved at the Malibu City Council meeting on Monday, May 13, including authorizing property rental for a city radio transmitter to help with emergency communications, as well as retaining...