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Costco May Face Increasing Competition, Decreasing Memberships

Article published in The Motley Fool, Sept. 6, 2016: How Risky is Costco Wholesale Corporation? Warehouse clubs exist because in exchange for a membership fee they offer low prices, albeit sometimes in inconvenient quantities. Costco has thrived by serving an…
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Mayor Probed Over Ties to Costco on Eve of Vote on Big-Box Ban

Story appearing in the East Bay Times, 10/28/16, written by Angela Ruggiero Just days before the election, a former Pleasanton councilman filed a complaint against Mayor Jerry Thorne, launching a state commission to investigate potential political malpractice. The state Fair…
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Expect Dramatically Longer Commutes Home to Tri-Valley if Costco is Built

Posted on Town Square, Pleasanton Weekly, Oct. 26, 2016, by Brian Moore: Pleasantonians I want to first go on record that I am not trying to be demeaning to anybody’s opinion here. I only hope to give you some things…
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Momentum Growing for YES on MM–No Costco Initiative

From the Town Square section of the Pleasanton Weekly, Oct. 16, 2016 It has been a good two weeks for proponents of “Yes on Measure MM”, known by many as the “No Costco Initiative.” Documents provided to the Pleasanton Citizens…
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The Independent Endorses YES on MM

Endorsement in the Oct. 20 edition of The Independent: There are many reasons to support the “yes” position on Pleasanton’s Measure MM, dubbed the “Costco Initiative.” If approved, the measure would limit new buildings within the Johnson Drive Economic Development…
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Momentum Growing for Measure MM to Stop Costco

Article reprinted from Pleasanton Weekly Town Square, published 10/16/18: It has been a good two weeks for proponents of “Yes on Measure MM”, known by many as the “No Costco Initiative.” Documents provided to the Pleasanton Citizens for Responsible Growth…
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Pleasanton’s Financial Deal with Costco Released

An article published in the Town Square section of Pleasanton Weekly on October 3, 2016 The Pleasanton Citizens for Responsible Growth’s request for documents, under the California Information Act, has finally produced the details of The City of Pleasanton’s negotiations with…
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YES on MM Campaign Begins

YES on MM, the campaign to encourage Pleasanton voters to vote YES on Measure MM, the initiative to limit the size of retailers on Johnson Drive, has begun. Organizers were met with a lot of enthusiasm at the Downtown First…
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