Malibu Triathlon Gets Green Light from Malibu City Council After Threat From Tidewater Goby

September 26, 2023

The Malibu City Council voted to allow the triathlon to go ahead this weekend after the fate of the event was in question over permitting issues as a result of an altered course that was designed as a way to protect an endangered fish species that have taken residence in a key underpass on the route.

The vote — a 4-0 tally with council member Bruce Silverstein abstaining — came at the tail end of a marathon city council meeting that started on Monday night and stretched past midnight due to a lengthy docket and a series of pleas from triathlon supporters. Hollywood Reporter