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LA County Additional Curfew

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We continue to monitor the situation in Los Angeles. Los Angeles County issued another curfew for all cities and public streets within the county from 6 PM tonight to 6 AM tomorrow. Some cities within the county have issued curfews which begin as early as 1 PM this afternoon. Residents should remain in their homes or only go out to seek medical care or go to work.

LA County Curfew

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LA County has issued a curfew for all cities and public streets within the county from 6 PM tonight to 6 AM tomorrow due to the escalating civil unrest. Residents should remain in their homes and only go out to seek medical care or go to work.


All Operations Normal

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Welcome to Pepperdine University’s Emergency Information website. CURRENTLY ALL UNIVERSITY OPERATIONS ARE NORMAL.

This Emergency Information Web site may be accessed via a link on Pepperdine University’s Home Page at anytime. You may wish to save the URL for easy referencing in the event of an emergency impacting Pepperdine University in Malibu, or any of its campuses. During an emergency, information on this site will be updated regularly to keep students, faculty, staff, and family members informed with accurate and current information.

In addition to briefings which are posted during an emergency, this site makes it easy for you to obtain the latest information or road conditions affecting the Malibu campus. In the event of an emergency, the latest information will be posted at the top of this page.

Pepperdine’s Toll Free Emergency Hotline: (888) 286-5659. The recorded message is updated regularly during emergency situations.

Information about current road conditions is also available on the Road Condition Hotline at (310) 506-ROAD (7623).

To report an emergency on the Malibu campus and at all other domestic University campuses, call 911. Then please call the Department of Public Safety at (310) 506-4441.

If you have any questions, please call the Public Relations Office at (818) 702-1401.

Final Update: Pepperdine Monitoring Wildfire Activity

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Pepperdine officials are continuing to monitor fire activity in the region this afternoon. The latest reports indicate that the Easy Fire has burned 1,723 acres with 10% containment. All evacuation orders for the fire have been lifted, but residents are advised to use caution as first responders are still working in the area. 

Topanga Canyon Boulevard remains open to residents only. All other roads to the Malibu campus are open and clear of any significant delays. 

A Red Flag Warning remains in effect through the afternoon until 6 PM this evening. This will be the final EOC message related to this Red Flag Warning and fire activity unless conditions significantly change.

Please be advised of the following:

  • Community members whose homes are affected by the fire or road closures should follow the directions of their local governmental agencies. 
  • The latest road condition information is available on the University’s Road Condition hotline at 310.506.ROAD (7623).
  • Commuter students whose residences may be impacted by the fires and need a place to stay are encouraged to contact the Housing and Residence Life Office for assistance by calling 310.506.7586.

The latest information from Pepperdine’s EOC is also available on the University’s Emergency Information Page or on the emergency hotline at 888.286.5659.