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.
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.