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Posts Tagged ‘Pamela Conley Ulich’

A Grateful Community Remembers Benevolent Muralist David Legaspi

There will likely be more joy than sorrow this afternoon at Santa Monica High School when friends, family and residents gather to remember the late David Legaspi. Which is the way he would have wanted it.

The Filipino-born artist, who passed away of suspected heart failure on June 5 at age 51, left behind donated murals all over west Los Angeles. He came to SoCal via Australia in the 1990s and quickly made his mark. From a recent article on Malibu Patch:

Legaspi did not charge for his mural services at his public projects. He most often paid for mural materials as well. He used funds from his private commissions to pay for his public projects.

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More on Malibu vs. Paparazzi

malibumayoru.jpgMalibu Surfside News is reporting that though Malibu Mayor Pamela Conley Ulich has said the city is not drafting new laws to restrict the paps, “the texts of five ordinances that do just that are included in a one-foot-thick stack of documents compiled for her by faculty and staff at the Pepperdine School of Law.”

As you all no doubt recall, tensions between Malibu residents and the paps have been in the news all summer, and an arraignment is expected on Oct. 14 for two surfers charged with beating up a pap who was trying to shoot Matthew McConaughey.

The Society of Professional Journalists got in the game late last week, with a press release expressing concern for paps’ behavior, but denouncing the mayor’s actions:

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