Malibu rising from the ashes; LA Auto Show

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A metal patio table and chairs, with a chimney in the background, are most of what remain of a Malibu home destroyed in the Woolsey Fire. Photo by Avishay Artsy/KCRW

Malibu residents who have lived through past infernos say nothing compares to the Woolsey Fire. Most people who lost homes don’t plan on leaving. But the design and siting of homes may have to change, and Malibu may have to permit new kinds of structures. Plus, what we can learn about the future of driving from an automaker that didn’t show any cars -- and other takeaways from the LA Auto Show.