Visit historic Malibu Pier for a meal that may surprise you

Los Angeles Times

Each of these essential California adventures has been tried and tested by a Travel section staffer or contributor. To search the state by region, use the filter below. Why: The Malibu Pier is just what you'd expect from this small, wealthy, health-conscious community: No cotton candy, no amusement rides. Instead, it offers first-rate food in a setting that lets the surfers and sunsets entertain you. What: The pier's history goes back to 1905, when it was used to ship hides and produce from the surrounding ranches.


Real Malibu residents aren't the anti-homeless, rich NIMBYs they're made out to be

Los Angeles Times

Yes, Malibu is beautiful, but most people don't want to live here because, it has been said, we're too far from L.A. We have few rich neighbors; most of us are retired teachers, firefighters, lifeguards and nurses who live frugally. Wealthy people tend not to "live" here, but rather buy beachfront property that they sometimes visit.


Neil Diamond Buys Malibu Beach House For $7.25M

International Business Times

Forget "Coming to America"; Neil Diamond is coming to Malibu! The singer-songwriter just bought a beach house with five bedrooms and seven bathrooms in Malibu for $7.25 million. According to Trulia, the 4,692-square-foot waterfront home was built in 1996. Outside, there is a spacious patio, an infinity pool and spa, barbecue area and direct beach access. Diamond will certainly be in good company as the Malibu neighborhood of Encinal Bluffs is also the location of the exquisite Architectural Digest–featured home once owned by Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi (which they bought from Brad Pitt).


Hundreds of fish die in lagoon in tony Malibu, California

Daily Mail - Science & tech

California officials were trying Monday to solve a stinky mystery: A die-off has left hundreds of fish floating in a recently restored lagoon on the tony Malibu coast. Scientists believe the Malibu Lagoon die-off, which began last Wednesday, is likely caused by unusually warm water temperatures, said Craig Sap, superintendent of California State Parks' Angeles District. 'We had many days in a row of warmer-than-usual temperatures,' he said. This photo from video provided by KCBS2/KCAL9 shows dead fish at Malibu Lagoon State Park, as state workers prepare to remove the stinking mess in Malibu, Calif., Monday, Aug. 27, 2018. 'We hadn't had much of a breeze down there to keep the temperatures down,' Sap said.


Hundreds of fish die in lagoon in tony Malibu, California

Daily Mail - Science & tech

California officials were trying Monday to solve a stinky mystery: A die-off has left hundreds of fish floating in a recently restored lagoon on the tony Malibu coast. Scientists believe the Malibu Lagoon die-off, which began last Wednesday, is likely caused by unusually warm water temperatures, said Craig Sap, superintendent of California State Parks' Angeles District. 'We had many days in a row of warmer-than-usual temperatures,' he said. This photo from video provided by KCBS2/KCAL9 shows dead fish at Malibu Lagoon State Park, as state workers prepare to remove the stinking mess in Malibu, Calif., Monday, Aug. 27, 2018. 'We hadn't had much of a breeze down there to keep the temperatures down,' Sap said.