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10 Reasons to Shop Local

Pleasanton is full of interesting local stores, salons, restaurants and attractions that allow small businesses to contribute revenue and keep our economy health. They also create a substantial number of jobs, adding to Pleasanton’s continuing vitality. In addition, these small…
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Big Box Retail–Why Are They a Problem?

Residents of Boulder, Colorado, were dealing with the influx of Big Box retailers in 2011. This insightful article from former city planner Dom Nozzi talks about why the massive retailers are a bad idea for any community–citing harm to existing…
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