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Discussion: Point Mugu

in: chitownclark; chitownclark > 2018-12-13

Dec 13, 2018 11:18 PM # 
Never played any golf when I was out there, but I sure remember Point Mugu, and a lot of what are probably now burned mountains. I did a lot of running and mountain biking in Big Sycamore Canyon.
Dec 19, 2018 10:05 PM # 
Yes, you're right All those mountains south of Pt Mugu are black. But surprisingly, most of the Malibu homes I saw seemed to have been saved! I guess the priority was to save the few homes, and let the hills and canyons burn.

Don't know Big Sycamore Canyon. But I was thinking of you when I drove around the area, wondering if you'd recognize Thousand Oaks today. Lots of growth, natural areas seem limited. Since all I did during the week was play golf, I wasn't affected by the fires, or the growth. But unfortunately the two golf courses at Lost Canyons in Simi Valley have closed...apparently not because of the fires.
Dec 20, 2018 1:43 AM # 
Big Sycamore Canyon is part of Pt Mugu state park. The entrance is about 3 miles SE of Pt Mugu itself, although when I lived there I generally came in from the north at Rancho Sierra Vista.

I have the sense that golf is in something of a decline. Mostly because it takes so long, I guess. Perhaps a generational thing, too.

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