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Malibu's royalty squabbles over growth
Malibu's royalty squabbles over growth

Dueling millionaires and ex-mayors. Foaming mad celebrities. Cries of corruption. Stolen campaign signs. Mayhem in City Council chambers. Good Lord, you've gotta love Malibu, which finds itself at war over a November ballot measure that proposes to put a chokehold on development and save Shangri-La from ruination. If they don't do SOMETHING, proponents argued at a meeting last week, the most PRECIOUS place on Earth could end up looking like CALABASAS! Do you hear that, Calabasas? Not only are you named after a gourd, but you're being sullied by the beautiful people over the hill. In some ways, what's happening in the Bu is a typical community battle over growth,...