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05/31/24

Topanga Days Triumphs Over All

Good Times in Topanga By Noni Shore & Teri Mansour Moriarty Topanga Days 2024 was an unforgettable celebration, capturing the vibrant spirit of the community in the heart of Topanga Canyon. This three-day festival was a delightful blend of music,…
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05/31/24

Topanga Canyon Blvd Reopens – Finally!

FROM THE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE, 5/31/24 – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the reopening of Topanga Canyon Boulevard ahead of schedule on Sunday, June 2. Original estimates had the reopening of this important route that connects Malibu to the western San Fernando Valley…
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05/31/24

Soil From Topanga Landslide Gets New Home

Moving Mountains:  New Ecological Initiative to Transform LA River Floodplain with Forest Soil from Topanga Canyon Landslide Artist Lauren Bon, in partnership with California State Parks, has secured approximately 1,500 cubic yards (150 truckloads) of pristine forest soil from the…
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05/30/24

Topanga Small Business Grants

Supervisor Lindsey Horvath’s Office Announces Grants for Topanga’s Small Businesses Impacted by Road Closure Message from Sophia Soudani, Field Deputy I want to formally announce some exciting news…the Office of Supervisor Lindsey Horvath will be standing up a Topanga Business Interruption Fund to…
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05/30/24

Brush Clearing: A Surefire Way to Reduce Risk

Wildfire is probably the greatest risk to life in Topanga. Fires can be dangerous here because of seasonal winds, rugged terrain, heavy vegetation growth, many older combustible homes clustered together, and narrow roads. Creating a defensible space is not only…
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05/28/24

Caltrans TCB Road Closure Update – 5-28-24

Clearance work is progressing well. Trucks are hauling away the material to various locations from about 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., traveling on closed section of SR-27 to Pacific Coast Highway (State Route 1). Motorists can expect to see more…
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05/24/24

Caltrans TCB Road Closure Update – 5-24-24

Clearance work will continue through Memorial Day weekend. A long-reach excavator is pulling down the landslide material from the bottom to augment spider excavator and bulldozer pushing down landslide material to SR-27, where a loader is moving dirt, rocks and…
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05/22/24

Caltrans TCB Road Closure Update 5-21-24

Bulldozers and excavators are pushing down landslide material to SR-27, where dirt, rocks and boulders are being moved away by loaders so the pile doesn’t grow too big and spill over into the environmentally sensitive Topanga Creek. Work is continuing…
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05/17/24

Caltrans TCB Road Closure Update – 5-17-24

Caltrans has built an access road to the top scarp. The road zigzags left of the slide area to move heavy equipment to the top of the hillside. Due to this activity, the slide area is an active construction zone…
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05/15/24

Caltrans TCB Road Closure Update 5-14-24

UPDATE 5/14: Topanga Canyon Landslide at Postmile 1.8 on SR-27 Caltrans is building an access road to the top scarp. Work began May 10 and it will take several days to complete. The road will zigzag left of the slide…
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05/11/24

Caltrans TCB Closure Update 5-10-24

UPDATE 5/10: Topanga Canyon Landslide at Postmile 1.8 on SR-27 Caltrans is replacing a dirt berm and silt fence that protects Topanga Creek with a rock fence due to concerns about dirt falling into the environmentally sensitive creek during slide…
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05/04/24

Caltrans TCB Closure Update 5-3-24

UPDATE 5/3: Topanga Canyon Landslide at Postmile 1.8 on SR-27 Caltrans’ Botanist team is surveying the Topanga Canyon slide area for Fountain Grass, a non-native invasive plant. It will even grow vigorously in the gaps between sections of concrete and…