Malibu mălˈĭbo͞o [key], resort and residential city (2010 pop. 12,645), S Calif., W of Los Angeles and near Santa Monica, inc. 1991. Due to its relative reclusiveness, Malibu (and the somewhat larger Malibu Beach area) is home to many of those in the film, television, and entertainment businesses. Elaborate residences line a beach escarpment above a sandspit extending into Santa Monica Bay. Close by are the J. Paul Getty Museum's Getty Villa facility and the main campuse of Pepperdine Univ.

See D. K. Randall, The King and Queen of Malibu (2016).

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