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Adios, HOWS Market

adios HOWS

Grocery stores come and go here in Malibu, kind of like the tides, and now it's HOWS' turn. Everything in the store is 35 percent off and shoppers (your faithful blogger included) are stocking up their pantries.

Beer and booze went first:
adios HOWS

As did staples like cleaning products and expensive stuff like meat and cheese and chocolate.adios HOWS

Somehow, though, the spray-on cheese isn't moving. Yet.
adios HOWS

Sale goes on until the shelves are bare. Store clerks say that should be sometime tomorrow.

And who's the new owner of the Trancas shopping center? It's kind of complicated, shrouded in a maze of holding companies and LLPs, but at the end of the chain of names is Paige Dubbert, a member of the Walton -- as in Walmart, not John Boy -- clan.

Next entry: Happy Blogoversary!

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