A different mood in town today, where the staging area at the Civic Center has grown and become more organized. Firefighters from many counties tend to their rigs and their gear. Breakfast is served, even as helicopters fly over, low and loud, on their way to Pepperdine's water source.
** The roadblock at Puerco Canyon between central Malibu and downtown is gone. However, the southbound roadblock at Kanan is still in force.
The Shell station is open and selling gas. Businesses remain closed, though some storefronts have lights on as owners return.
Here's today's sunrise, from Bluffs Park. Huge plume of smoke from southern fires drifts across the skyline.