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Malibu hugs the Pacific Ocean, north of Santa Monica in the northwest corner of Los Angeles County. Because of the town's location on the ocean and the proximity to downtown L.A.'s studios, Malibu has been made as a fixture in American culture, having been featured on popular TV shows including Two and a Half Men and Hannah Montana.

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  1. Malibu was the inspiration behind the popular TV series "Baywatch".
  2. Malibu was originally settled by the Chumash, Native Americans whose territory extended loosely from the San Joaquin Valley to San Luis Obispo to Malibu.
  3. The first working model of a laser was demonstrated by Dr. Theodore Maiman in 1960 in Malibu at the then Hughes Research Laboratory.
  4. Carbon Beach in Malibu,has been described as "the world's most expensive sandbox" with an estimated real estate cost of greater than per foot of beachfront.
  5. Malibu is the setting for the television series Two and a Half Men.

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