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Local Traffic & Emergency Information
The City of Malibu offers its residents and visitors current updates to traffic and emergency situations through several outlets:

  • Emergency Alert System: All land line phone numbers in the City of Malibu are automatically entered into the Everbridge® database. This service is contracted by the City to allow immediate mass distribution of critical information and instructions in case of large-scale disasters such as earthquake, wildfire, major road closures, evacuations, or other catastrophic incident. Residents and businesses may also register any additional cellphone (voice and/or text message), home or work phones, or email addresses to receive time-sensitive emergency messages on multiple devices, no matter where you are. Sign up now.
  • Email/Text Message: Residents interested in receiving information via email and/or text message can sign up for a subscription based upon their individual topics of interest. Subscriptions include City news, calendar events, emergency preparedness, and other topics. In the event of an emergency or serious road conditions, these subscription lists may be used by the City to send timely updates to those residents. Sign up for one more more subscription lists.
  • Telephone: The City has an emergency hotline for updates on traffic and emergency conditions. Call 310-456-9982 any time for the latest information on road and disaster situations.
  • Nixle:  Nixle is a community information service for subscribers that provides emergency advisories and notifications regarding situations within Malibu and throughout Los Angeles County. Updates are generated by official agencies, including the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, CHP, local law enforcement agencies, and government offices. Alerts can be provided by email, text, or the internet based on individual subscriber preferences.
  • Social Media: You can also focus on just the news of interest to you by subscribing to the Emergency Services social media pages on Facebook and Twitter. Other departments in the City also have individual, specialized Facebook and Twitter pages. For departmental social media links, visit the Media/Communications page on this website.
  • Television: Local Cable Channel 3 is the City's Government Access channel. In addition to regular programming that includes broadcasts (live and/or taped) of City Council, Planning Commission, and Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education meetings, information about road closures, regular updates during disaster situations, and information about community events are also displayed.

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