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Home of the Day: Resort-style living in Malibu

This luxury compound, overlooking the Pacific on about two acres in Malibu, offers the getaway experience with a main house, two additional structures, an infinity-edge swimming pool and tennis court. Amenities such as a wine cellar, a home theater and a personal gym further the resort-style atmosphere....

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  • An Airstream idyll in Malibu with many happy returns

    An Airstream idyll in Malibu with many happy returns

    You know how everyone always writes "I'll be back!" — and there's always an exclamation point — in vacation rental guest books? You've just had a moment that somehow seems transformative. This is the way life is meant to be. But then the moment fades, and there are new adventures to be had and...

  • Diwali fundraiser dinner, Redbird preview, Nobu 20-year anniversary omakase

    Diwali fundraiser dinner, Redbird preview, Nobu 20-year anniversary omakase

    The L.A. Mumbai Sister City Affiliation is celebrating Diwali (India's festival of lights) with a special fundraiser dinner Oct. 12 at the Bombay Cafe. The evening will include food, and wines by Alexana Estate Vineyards and Winery, as well as a dance performance, tarot readings, henna painting...

  • Malibu wine growers feel squeeze of coastal protection plan

    Malibu wine growers feel squeeze of coastal protection plan

    The red-lava rock hills over Malibu are no stranger to squabbles. This time, the fight is over grapes. To explain the opposing sides, Dan Fredman — a vintner and public relations consultant — points to a slope off Mulholland Highway that has been cleared of chaparral and is now covered in vines....

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  • Earthquake: 2.6 quake strikes near Malibu

    A shallow magnitude 2.6 earthquake was reported Friday morning six miles from Malibu, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 7:11 a.m. PDT at a depth of 9.3 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was eight miles from Thousand Oaks, nine miles from Agoura Hills, and...

  • Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann: This is $11.5 million

    Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann: This is $11.5 million

    Another round of high-dollar sales resulted in a small mint's worth of cash changing hands around the Greater Los Angeles area. Among the movers and shakers was a big-name producer, a sports franchise owner and a manufacturing heiress. Here's a look at the most expensive homes sold in the last...

  • Beach bargain? Mobile homes in Malibu for under $900,000

    Beach bargain? Mobile homes in Malibu for under $900,000

    A beach house in Malibu for under $1 million? That's crazy talk for an area where the median price for a single-family home was around $2.4 million. That is, unless you think outside the box. Enter the mobile home: a Bohemian paradise at a more affordable price. Here's a look at how far your dollar...

  • Wildly quiet by the beach in Malibu

    Wildly quiet by the beach in Malibu

    It's situated in Malibu, but with its cedar, concrete and stone details and peaceful location alongside a natural stream, this modernist home near Little Dume feels more cabin retreat than beach-house getaway. A nearby guesthouse — standing tall among a backdrop of palms and tropical flora— gives...

  • Westside home of Al Martino sells in all-cash deal

    Westside home of Al Martino sells in all-cash deal

    The homes of a medical entrepreneur, a film executive and a professional matchmaker were among the most expensive real estate sold in Greater Los Angeles the last two weeks. $9.7 million — Malibu George Rapier, the founder and chairman of WellMed Medical Management, and his wife, Kymberly, sold...

  • 'Thor's' Chris Hemsworth looks to hammer out a deal

    'Thor's' Chris Hemsworth looks to hammer out a deal

    Actor Chris Hemsworth, who plays the mythological superhero Thor in the Marvel films, has put his mortal realm in Malibu's Point Dume on the market for $6.5 million. He and wife, Elsa Pataky, are selling because they moved back to Hemsworth's native Australia last year. Set behind gates on a full...

  • Female inmate firefighter dies following injury in Malibu blaze
    Female inmate firefighter dies following injury in Malibu blaze

    Shawna Lynn Jones, who died Friday after being struck by a falling boulder in Malibu, is the first woman inmate in state history to lose her life while battling a wildfire, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

    Jones, 22, had joined the state’s Conservation Camp...

  • Homes of Hollywood producer Jerry Weintraub are for sale at a combined $41 million
    Homes of Hollywood producer Jerry Weintraub are for sale at a combined $41 million

    Think of it as Jerry Weintraub's last big production and sequel. The Beverly Hills estate of the late mega-producer was listed for sale earlier this month for $25 million. Now his Palm Desert home is being offered at $16 million.

    The Beverly Hills residence, renovated a decade ago, includes a contemporary-style...

  • Sierra Club files lawsuit to stop U2 guitarist the Edge's Malibu development
    Sierra Club files lawsuit to stop U2 guitarist the Edge's Malibu development

    Environmentalists were up in arms last month when the California Coastal Commission gave its OK to U2 guitarist the Edge's much-protested plan to build five mansions with swimming pools on an untouched Malibu ridge.

    On Thursday, the Sierra Club, which has fought the project in the Sweetwater Mesa...

  • Sierra Club files lawsuit to stop U2 guitarist the Edge's Malibu development
    Sierra Club files lawsuit to stop U2 guitarist the Edge's Malibu development

    Environmentalists were up in arms last month when the California Coastal Commission gave its OK to U2 guitarist the Edge's much-protested plan to build five mansions with swimming pools on an untouched Malibu ridge.

    On Thursday, the Sierra Club, which has fought the project in the Sweetwater Mesa...

  • Home of the Day: A front-row seat in Malibu
    Home of the Day: A front-row seat in Malibu

    This two-story residence sits along the coastline on the eastern end of Malibu in between Las Tunas and Topanga state beaches. Extensively remodeled last year, the house has a gated courtyard entrance, open-plan living areas and ocean-centered terrace balconies set off of each level.

    Location:...

  • Home of the Day: A front-row seat in Malibu
    Home of the Day: A front-row seat in Malibu

    The oceanfront home in Malibu, listed for sale at $4.388 million, features a courtyard entry, rows of sliding glass doors and ocean-facing terrace balconies.

  • More El Niño rain, high surf and strong winds expected today
    More El Niño rain, high surf and strong winds expected today

    Coming after days of rain that washed away hillsides and flooded freeways, the next El Niño storm, set to hit Southern California on Thursday, will focus its damage on the coastline, the National Weather Service said.

    “By far the big headline today will be the surf [with] 10- to 15-foot sets over...

  • Home of the Day: Dropping anchor in Malibu
    Home of the Day: Dropping anchor in Malibu

    Built last year, this oceanfront contemporary draws inspiration from passing ocean liners with angular sections and walls of glass that evoke an observation deck or bridge. On both floors, telescoping glass doors slide away to create indoor-outdoor living spaces.

    Address: 21660 Pacific Coast Highway,...

  • Home of the Day: Dropping anchor in Malibu
    Home of the Day: Dropping anchor in Malibu

    The two-story contemporary in Malibu features walls of glass, open-plan interiors and wide ocean-facing decks.

  • These were the most expensive homes sold in greater Los Angeles in 2015
    These were the most expensive homes sold in greater Los Angeles in 2015

    Another year of nine-figure listings dominated real estate headlines and, to an extent, our imaginations in 2015. But despite sticker prices intended to induce shock and astonishment, we failed to see a $100-million home sale recorded in Los Angeles this year.

    Instead, many of the year’s most expensive...

  • Home of the Day: A palm-topped oasis in Malibu's Serra Retreat
    Home of the Day: A palm-topped oasis in Malibu's Serra Retreat

    The Spanish-style house sits on about an acre in Malibu's Serra Retreat with a swimming pool and spa, outoor living spaces and tropical landscaping.

  • Home of the Day: A palm-topped oasis in Malibu's Serra Retreat
    Home of the Day: A palm-topped oasis in Malibu's Serra Retreat

    A blanket of tall palms and tropical landscaping surrounds this Spanish-style residence on about an acre in Malibu’s Serra Retreat. The formal living room, with vaulted ceilings and exotic touches, opens to tiled deck space and a swimming pool for indoor-outdoor living.

    Address: 23111 Mariposa...

  • U2's the Edge gets state approval to build controversial homes on a Malibu ridge
    U2's the Edge gets state approval to build controversial homes on a Malibu ridge

    For years, U2 guitarist the Edge has sought to build five homes atop an undeveloped ridge in an unincorporated area of Malibu.For nearly a decade, environmental groups and many residents have objected, saying to do so would needlessly despoil sensitive habitat and mar the visual landscape.On Thursday,...

  • Shop arts and crafts, shop at new stores, shop deals or shop for charity this week
    Shop arts and crafts, shop at new stores, shop deals or shop for charity this week

    Shopping choices abound this season in Southern California, with new stores opening, retailers hosting charitable fundraisers, craft markets popping up and more.

    Here's a sampling:

    Openings

    Luxury optical retailer Vitra Eyewear has opened at South Coast Plaza, 3333 Bear St., Costa Mesa. The store...

  • Home of the Day: A rustic ocean-view retreat in Malibu's Encinal Bluffs
    Home of the Day: A rustic ocean-view retreat in Malibu's Encinal Bluffs

    Known as the Pelican House, this rustic retreat on Malibu’s Encinal Bluffs neighborhood offers a throwback in style with such Old Western details as pine wood floors, river stone fireplaces and hearths and reclaimed barnwood from Vermont. Large bay and picture windows and a wraparound balcony center...

  • Home of the Day: A rustic ocean-view retreat in Malibu's Encinal Bluffs
    Home of the Day: A rustic ocean-view retreat in Malibu's Encinal Bluffs

    Known as the Pelican House, the rustic ocean-view residence on about two acres in Malibu is on the market for $7.995 million.

  • True Religion's Kym Gold sells her Spanish-style retreat in Malibu
    True Religion's Kym Gold sells her Spanish-style retreat in Malibu

    True Religion Brand Jeans co-founder Kym Gold has sold her house in Malibu for $18.45 million.

    The Spanish-style home, built in 2001, has a courtyard entry and takes in views of the coastline. The bright interiors incorporate reclaimed wood flooring, distressed beamed ceilings and imported stone...

  • Hot Property | Kym Gold
    Hot Property | Kym Gold

    The Malibu bluff retreat features a courtyard entry, imported appointments and an ocean-view master suite.

  • David Spade, Ed Sheeran entertain at Rock for EB party
    David Spade, Ed Sheeran entertain at Rock for EB party

     The event: Sunday’s Rock 4 EB featured stars under the stars, plus singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran in a 90-minute concert to benefit the Epidermolysis Bullosa Medical Research Foundation (www.ebkids.org), which funds research for EB, a rare and debilitating skin disorder, mostly seen in children.

    ...

  • Puma found dead in Point Mugu State Park killed by rat poisons
    Puma found dead in Point Mugu State Park killed by rat poisons

    A once-photogenic mountain lion whose carcass was found by a runner in Point Mugu State Park on Sept. 30 died of exposure to rat poisons, the National Park Service confirmed Tuesday.

    A necropsy of the puma known as P-34, conducted by scientists at the California Animal Health and Food Safety Lab...

  • Sandbags offered as high surf, tides prepare to hit Southern California coast
    Sandbags offered as high surf, tides prepare to hit Southern California coast

    Unusually high tides are expected to begin hitting Southern California on Tuesday morning and could bring water up to beachside home doorsteps and parking lots, the National Weather Service said.

    Fueled by high surf and a full moon, the tides are expected to peak about 9:20 a.m. in Los Angeles...

  • Unusually high tides and surf may cause flooding along L.A. County coast
    Unusually high tides and surf may cause flooding along L.A. County coast

    Unusually high tides and surf will hit the California coast for the next few days, which could cause some flooding in low-lying areas, and there will be a moderate risk of rip currents, National Weather Services officials said Monday night.

    On Tuesday through Friday, high tides in Los Angeles County...

  • Unusually high tides and surf may cause flooding along L.A. County coast
    Unusually high tides and surf may cause flooding along L.A. County coast

    Unusually high tides and surf will hit the California coast for the next few days, which could cause some flooding in low-lying areas, and there will be a moderate risk of rip currents, National Weather Services officials said Monday night.

    On Tuesday through Friday, high tides in Los Angeles County...

  • Onetime Donald Sutherland beach house in Santa Monica is for sale or lease #TBT
    Onetime Donald Sutherland beach house in Santa Monica is for sale or lease #TBT

    A Santa Monica beach house owned for many years by actor Donald Sutherland is on the market at $3.075 million for sale or $15,000 a month for lease.

    Built in 1980, the property sold that year for $250,000 and again in 1987 for $332,500. A decade later it changed hands for $435,000. Most recently,...

  • At Campowerment in Malibu, women find joy, inner strength or simple relaxation
    At Campowerment in Malibu, women find joy, inner strength or simple relaxation

    Mary Olson, a 59-year-old IT executive from Falls Church, Va., scaled to the top of a 40-foot high pole and perched there for 10 minutes, trembling, summoning the courage to make the next move. Below, clusters of women shouted encouragement. Finally, Olson began slowly shimmying 40 feet across...

  • BASE jumper Johnny Strange dies in wingsuit jump in Swiss Alps
    BASE jumper Johnny Strange dies in wingsuit jump in Swiss Alps

    Adventurer Johnny Strange, who grew up in Malibu, was killed Thursday when he crashed while wingsuit BASE jumping in the Swiss Alps.

    Strange, 23, crashed a few seconds after taking off from Mt. Gitschen about noon, according to a statement from Swiss police on Friday.

    Police were investigating...

  • Caitlyn Jenner won't be charged in deadly PCH crash
    Caitlyn Jenner won't be charged in deadly PCH crash

    Prosecutors have declined to file charges against Caitlyn Jenner, who deputies had said caused a deadly chain-reaction crash on Pacific Coast Highway in February.

    The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office determined that prosecutors would not be able to prove in court that Jenner was responsible...

  • Home of the Day: Walls of glass and ocean views on Broad Beach
    Home of the Day: Walls of glass and ocean views on Broad Beach

    Tempered glass windows stretching from floor to ceiling underscore the dramatic three-story design of this contemporary-style home found across from Malibu’s Broad Beach. Flanked by rows of tall palms and ferns, an interior courtyard with a spa and outdoor dining area is at the center of the home.

    ...

  • Home of the Day: Walls of glass and ocean views on Broad Beach
    Home of the Day: Walls of glass and ocean views on Broad Beach

    Listed for sale at $4.875 million, this three-story contemporary-style home features walls of floor-to-ceiling glass, an inner courtyard and wide views of Malibu's Broad Beach.

  • Hammerhead shark in Malibu; everyone clears out ... except surfers
    Hammerhead shark in Malibu; everyone clears out ... except surfers

    Los Angeles County lifeguards were monitoring the waters off Malibu Tuesday afternoon after two fisherman briefly hooked an 8-foot hammerhead shark, officials said.

    The shark was spotted about 2:45 p.m. when it bit a fisherman’s line off the pier, said lifeguard Capt. Ken Haskett.  Though it broke...

  • What is El Niño bringing us besides rain? Hammerhead sharks, experts say
    What is El Niño bringing us besides rain? Hammerhead sharks, experts say

    A possible record-breaking El Niño is attracting dozens of sharks, even hammerheads, off the coast of Southern California, experts say.

    The periodic ocean pattern characterized by unusually warm water in the eastern Pacific could cause heavy rain as it heats the atmosphere and changes circulation...

  • Caitlyn Jenner discusses jail time in fatal crash case
    Caitlyn Jenner discusses jail time in fatal crash case

    As prosecutors decide whether to file charges against her in a fatal accident on Pacific Coast Highway earlier this year, Caitlyn Jenner discussed the case in an interview broadcast this week.

    While legal experts doubt Jenner would face jail time even if charged, she talked about that possibility.

    ...

  • Over 5,000 swimmers rescued from rough water at L.A., O.C. beaches
    Over 5,000 swimmers rescued from rough water at L.A., O.C. beaches

    Lifeguards rescued more than 5,000 people overcome by high surf and dangerous rip currents at beaches in Los Angeles and Orange counties over the Labor Day weekend.

    In Los Angeles County, the hot temperatures and warm water brought more than 3.2 million visitors to area beaches. Although the sand...

  • Hammerhead shark bites kayaker's leg near Malibu
    Hammerhead shark bites kayaker's leg near Malibu

    A hammerhead shark bit a kayaker in the leg off Deer Creek beach in Malibu on Saturday afternoon, authorities said.

    The kayaker was 1.5 miles offshore when a 10-foot hammerhead shark bit one of his lower legs about 2:30 p.m., said Lidia Barillas, public information officer with the Los Angeles...

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