• A line of decorated golf carts pass during the Fourth of July Parade on Friday, July 4, at Point Dume. Photos by Alex Vejar/22nd Century Media

    Residents celebrate July 4 in Malibu style

    July 8, 2014 By Alex Vejar, Staff Writer News

    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. 

  • Pictured is assistant editor Chris Bashaw’s photo “Gifts of Song,” which earned an honorable mention in the National Newspaper Association’s 2014 Better Newspaper Contest. Chris Bashaw/22nd Century Media

    22CM editorial team wins seven national awards

    July 8, 2014 By Staff Report News

    22nd Century Media, the parent company of The Malibu Surfside News, has won seven national writing awards through the National Newspaper Association’s 2014 Better Newspaper Contest.

  • Isabella Thatcher (left to right), Martha Thatcher, Jade Bates and Samuel Thatcher play during the Malibu Community Alliance’s “Summer Soulstice” event on June 21. Photos submitted

    Plus One plays what it wants

    July 8, 2014 By Chris Bashaw, Assistant Editor Life & Arts

    “When you go into the arts, everyone wants to immediately tell you what you are,” said Martha Thatcher, representing 25 percent of Malibu’s newest local band, Plus One.

  • Pictured is the mahi mahi in an achiote sauce, served with quinoa, salad and vegetable medley, from Coral Beach Cantina in Malibu. Photos by Chris Bashaw/22nd Century Media

    Coral Beach Cantina mixes up tradition

    July 8, 2014 By Ashleigh Fryer, Senior Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    Despite having achieved its position as a Malibu mainstay, welcoming Zuma Beach tourists and locals alike for several decades, Coral Beach Cantina doesn’t settle for predictable when it comes to it

  • Pictured is Gabe Kapler when he played for the Los Angeles Dodgers.

    Ex-MLB star remains active in Malibu setting

    July 8, 2014 By Alex Vejar, Staff Writer Sports

    Gabe Kapler’s career as a professional baseball player has taken him all over the country.