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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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Alternatives to Costco in Johnson Drive Development Zone

According to the Draft EIR submitted by the Planning Commission, alternatives have been considered in deciding upon what should be done with Johnson Drive. However, they have already seemingly rejected some scenarios that could prove more beneficial in terms of…
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Planned Growth Initiative on Johnson Drive Introduced

JDEDZ overview

An initiative to let the people of Pleasanton vote on whether a big box store should be included in the Johnson Drive Economic Development Zone has been submitted to the city of Pleasanton. Sponsoring group Citizens for Planned Growth (CFPG)…
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