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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