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The Next Chapter for Malibu's Diesel, A Bookstore Could Begin Soon

In June 2008 we were excited that Diesel was opening in Brentwood
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In February, the Malibu outpost of indie bookseller Diesel, A Bookstore, closed up shop at the Malibu Village after a near-seven years' tenancy at that location, after what was described as a "protracted legal skirmish." Now, a new chapter could unfold for the store in Malibu at the Country Mart, as the store's owners say they "are in negotiation on a lease and hope to work something out within the next few weeks," according to Malibu Patch.Owners John Evans and Alison Reid had said that they would reopen the store in Malibu if a feasible location became available, though they acknowledge retail real estate in the area can be competitive and "tricky." The pair continue to operate two other Diesel locations--one in Brentwood and a second in Oakland.