393 Miles from Malibu: 1st Appellate District, Court of California, Case #A134729, Disposition, Malibu Lagoon
Today, the 1st Appellate Court of the State of California handed down a decision that will soon effect all Malibuites. The Court denied the Appellants (#A134729) petition for a stay that would once again delay the June 1 start date. You can see the PDFs of the following documents here: Case Summary, Disposition, Scheduled Actions, Briefs, Docket, Trial Court, Parties & Attorneys.
The Disposition reads as follows:
Appellants have filed a petition for writ of supersedeas, seeking a stay of the construction project at the Malibu Lagoon. To support such a writ, appellants must show irreparable harm and “that ‘substantial questions’ will be raised on the appeal and must explain the underlying case in a manner that ‘facially’ demonstrates the merits of these issues.” (Civil Appeals and Writs, Eisenberg, Horvitz, & Wiener, ? 7:287 [citations omitted, emphasis in original]; see also People ex rel San Francisco Bay v. Town of Emeryville (1968) 69 Cal.2d 533, 537 [power to stay should be "sparingly employed and reserved for the exceptional situation."].) The petition is denied as appellants have not met that burden; specifically, they have not demonstrated that the appeal presents an exceptional situation presenting a substantial issue on appeal that, even facially, has merit. The application by the City of Malibu to file an amicus brief is granted.
Saturday, May 12th is the 2nd Preserve Malibu Cash Mob presented by Preserve Malibu… enjoy the sneak peek and see if you can guess the establishments!
Preserve Malibu Cash Mob #2
Meet @ PCH X Trancus Canyon Road
Saturday 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. (new location at 4 p.m.)
Spend $20 | Meet Three New People | Have Fun
Andy Weber, world-renowned Tibetan Thangka master painter, visited the Los Angeles area this past weekend. This posting features a photo essay of Weber, his students, and their art work during the two-day class on Tibetan Thangka painting. Weber, hosted by Asian Classics Institute of Los Angeles (ACI-LA), directed by a Lama Marut. Thank you Andy, please return soon.
My own introduction to the world of Tibetan Thangka painting took place near the Boudhanath Stupa in the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal.
~ Andy Weber
Photo Essay: © 2012 Sue May
Sue May, Editor
Miles From Malibu, Webzine
Produced by My Dog Spot Productions
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**MFM is calculated from Malibu City Hall to a location, event, person, etc. in and around, and out of Malibu. Malibu is 21-miles long and approx. 5-miles deep – so don’t let the numbers fool you!
Dagmola Sakya & Family w/Friends in Malibu 2012
A very special thank you to Dagmola and the Sakya family for visiting Malibu. Thank you to Malibuites Carol Moss, for hosting and so much more, and Bibi Jordan for photographing the Sakya family.
Photo Essay Credit: Bibi Jordan and Sue May
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January 22, 2012 | From the Editor’s Desk
Malibuite Bibi Jordan traveled 87.2 Miles From Malibu to the charming Rancho Embarcadero Community Center in Goleta. There Bibi interviewed Her Eminence Jaymang Dagmola Sakya, a Tibetan Princess and rare female Tibetan Buddhist teacher of the Sakya lineage. The Princess was warm and inviting, and known to her friends as “Dagmola.”
It’s been over two years since Dagmola last visited the Southland. This trip is particularly special since her two grandsons will be visiting in Malibu later in the week. The Sakya sect is over a thousand years old, and Dagmola’s grandsons are the newest generation in training to insure the lineage remains unbroken.
Dagmola is a wife, mother, grandmother and author of “Princess in the Land of Snows: The Life of Jamyang Sakya in Tibet,” with the forward by H. H. the Dalai Lama. (For more information on Dagmola’s fascinating life see the Seattle Times article here.)
Sue May, Editor
Also see “Tibetan Princess Shares Teaching in Malibu Home” if you’d like to meet Dagmola.
Bibi Jordan is a MFM guest creative, an accomplished photographer, author, and journalist.