07/19/2013 12:57 pm ET Updated Sep 18, 2013

Malibu Residents Complain Of Becoming Rodeo Drive By The Sea -


Malibu boasts more than 20 miles of coastline, rugged mountains and idyllic oceanfront homes. But for many residents, one of the beach town's greatest charms is what they like to call the "Malibu way of life."

It was a life filled with mom-and-pop stores where you could shop in your bathing suit and pay when you remembered to bring money. It meant having to go into the city -- or at least as far as the San Fernando Valley, Santa Monica or Beverly Hills -- to shop for all but basic items.