Manhattan Beach does not want sand dredged, taken to Malibu’s Broad Beach

 Manhattan Beach does not want sand dredged, taken to Malibu’s Broad Beach, Easy Reader - Jim Caldwell, Redondo Beach

The city of Manhattan Beach wants to hold its ground—literally—against a Malibu project to dredge sand.
Mayor Wayne Powell sent a letter to the State Lands Commission three weeks ago stating the council does not want Malibu to dredge Manhattan Beach sand.

The project would involve removing 600,000 cubic yards of sand from off of the Manhattan Beach coast and relocating it to expand the eroding Broad Beach in Malibu. The city of Malibu has already collected samples of Manhattan Beach sand and is examining it to see if it would be a match for Broad Beach.

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Jim Caldwell
Redondo Beach

About jw60sea

Jim Caldwell has over 26 years of experience in the public safety sector in occupations ranging from professional ski patrol, and ocean lifeguard to firefighter. Jim has worked for the Redondo Beach Fire Department for the last 22 years holding successively higher positions of responsibility. For the last six years, Jim has held the rank of Engineer with responsibility for driving and operating the Department’s Engines and Tillered Aerial Ladder Truck. Throughout his career, he has shown a dedication not only to public safety but also community service.
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