Tons of Marijuana: A raid at Topanga State Park revealed about more than 5,000 pounds of marijuana plants along with 500 pounds of trash and cultivation gear. The haul is worth about $2.5 million, said California State Parks. This post rolled up more than 40 comments, so join in the discussion.
They're on a Boat: Sticking with weed, Zuma Beach lifeguards assisted in the takedown of a pair of alleged pot smugglers from Mexico, who arrived on a panga boat. A Coast Guard helicopter and two Coast Guard boats were sent to the area, along with a sheriff's boat, and authorities stopped the suspects' boat after chasing it down. The lifeguards spotted the boat first.
'Gazillionaire's Grub':An interesting conversation broke out this week on whether Larry Ellison's new cuisine at Nikita is overpriced for the quality.
Malibu Surfside News Returning: Western Malibu residents missing their weekly community paper are in for some good news. The community newspaper has a new owner, former U.S. Republican Senate candidate Jack Ryan. He has plans to bring the paper back to publication in October.
Malibu Day Trip:A suspected kidnapper and murderer took a 16-year-old on a day trip to Malibu and Hollywood before killing her mother and brother, according to warrants unsealed this week.