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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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Petition Drive on Johnson Drive Big Box Initiative Started

Citizens for Planned Growth is now collecting signatures on a petition to place the Initiative on the Johnson Drive Economic Development Zone on the November 8 General Election Ballot. The initiative’s official Ballot Title and Description from the Pleasanton City…
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EIR Traffic Chart Explains Big Box Effect

The Draft Environmental Impact Report the Planning Commission staff has put together for the Johnson Drive Economic Development Zone contains a detailed report on traffic patterns for the various scenarios they considered. In the “Issues of Concern” section of the…
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Pleasanton Announces Joint Meeting on JDEDZ

Dear Johnson Drive EDZ Interested Parties, You are invited to a Joint Meeting of the City Council and Planning Commission to discuss the potential Johnson Drive Economic Development Zone (Johnson Drive EDZ). The meeting will take place on April 12,…
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Harms of Big Box Stores

reprinted from www.goodjobsfirst.org Big-box retailing refers to the massive “big-footprint,” “category-killer,” stores such Walmart, Target, Home Depot, Barnes & Noble, and Cabela’s that have reshaped America’s economic and physical landscape the past few decades. For the definitive analysis of the…
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