Lady Gaga’s Purchases Home Adjacent to Malibu High School

  By: Nikita Weber Lady Gaga recently purchased a new $22.5 million estate in Malibu. Although she owns several homes around the world, Gaga made her largest and most extravagant purchase this October. Also, her new home is only minutes away from Malibu High School. Dan Romanelli, the founder of Warner Brothers’ Worldwide Consumer Products…

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Paradise Cove: a Private Paradise

  By: Roman Jensen Many tourists have the misconception that Paradise Cove is a public beach, but it’s not. Here in Malibu, there are public beaches like Zuma, Westward, and Broad Beach, and there are private beaches, which only residents of the area can access. One of these private beaches is Paradise Cove Beach. Paradise…

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College Apps: the Tenth Circle of Hell

  By: Cole Murphy Not even one quarter through my life, I lost my way in a dark bedroom. The only illumination was the pale glow of the Common App website. This is a godless place. I switched from the Common App to Netflix and sulked. Distressed and lonely, I cried out, “SCREW COLLEGE! SOMEBODY…

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Wise Words From Mr. Jackson

  By: Cubbie Kile Principal Jackson’s own high school experiences enable him to connect with his students. Reflecting on his past experiences, he has some words of wisdom for his current students. When Principal Jackson was Senior Class President in high school, he was responsible for organizing a fund raiser. Jackson contacted a famous music…

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Howdy’s Closes Cross Creek Location

By: Nolan Webster On Oct. 27, Howdy’s Taqueria closed its Malibu Country Mart location after almost 20 years in business. Although it has closed, the much-loved restaurant is planning to reopen within the year. It will reopen under the name Howdy’s Malibu Cantina where Granita Restaurant used to be, adjacent to Coogie’s Beach Café in…

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A District Divided

By: Kai Brady The idea of an independent Malibu school district first surfaced in 2003. During the last few months, the possibility of an independent district has increased due to recent school board elections and the work of independent organizations advocating for separation. Many Malibu parents say they are unhappy with the way the school…

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Craig Foster’s Uphill Battle for the SMMUSD School Board

By: Maisy Tarlow Malibu father and long time education activist Craig Foster is running for the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District board this year despite daunting odds. Foster has been working to improve Malibu’s quality of education for seven years. Beginning as a room-parent when his daughter attended Webster Elementary, the then retired Craig Foster…

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