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Screen Shot 2014-08-18 at 1.36.17 PM.jpgMalibu's wine making days might be numbered, or at least severely curtailed, if a ruling by the California Coastal Commission goes through on August 26 that forces vineyards without permits to remove their vines. Besha Rodell asks, "What is the reasoning behind the change in rules in the first place? Why is there an exemption for organic farms but not vineyards? Why is there a way for equestrian facilities to retroactively get a permit but not vineyards?" [LA Weekly]

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