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Malibu History

Malibu General Resources

California Coastal Conservancy: 

  • Climate change concerns/issues/projects like the removal of Rindge Dam as well as public access and natural resource matters.
  • Link to Website.

California Water Boards:

  • Public records for land and water use in Malibu maintained with database access. 
  • Link to Website.

Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy:

  • Comprehensive history of development away from the coast of Malibu. 
  • Link to Website.

City of Malibu:

  • Online copy of the Malibu Lagoon Museum historical record, with historical and current information pertinent to demographics for the area.  
  • Link to Website.

Malibu Complete:

  • History of region, photographs, details covering the 1900s by individual decade of development in land use and improvement to public utilities.
  • Link to Website.

California Historical Society:

  • Placing Malibu history in context with state history and eleven areas of particular strength that are arranged thematically.
  • Link to Website.

Tile Heritage Foundation 

Eric Wienberg Collection of Malibu Matchbooks, Postcards, and Ephemera