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Whoops! City Council Ordinance Meant to Block a Chinatown Walmart Actually Won't

Today the Los Angeles city council voted 13-0 for an ordinance that was widely viewed as an effort to block Walmart's effort to open a grocery store in Chinatown. The only problem? The ordinance won't actually stop the Chinatown location from opening at all. All the necessary permits for the location were already quietly approved at 4:30 pm yesterday. [ more › ]
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Big Retailers Could Be Banned From L.A.'s Chinatown

United States / Los Angeles : LAist (2 years ago)

An ordinance that will be put to a vote Tuesday during the Los Angeles City Council meeting could halt plans for a Wal-Mart to open in Chinatown. [ more › ] Read Post

Protest against Walmart’s proposed Chinatown grocery store today at 1PM

United States / Los Angeles : Metblog - Los Angeles (3 years ago)

Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy (LAANE) is the group spear heading the protest of the small neighborhood style grocery store that Walmart wants to open.  I am familiar with the market as I have seen them in Las Vegas where th... Read Post

Wal-Mart set to open Panorama City grocery store

United States / Los Angeles : L.A. Now (2 years ago)

As unions and community groups dig in to stop Wal-Mart from opening a grocery store in Chinatown, the retailing giant is scheduled to open a Panorama City store Friday morning with little outcry. Los Angeles' first Wal-Mart Neighbor... Read Post


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