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Kathleen Miles

Walmart Opens In Major City's Chinatown, Despite Protests

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 09.16.2013 | Los Angeles

Despite all these people saying they didn't want it... Photo by Getty Images/Joe Klamar This is now a reality. Downtown LA's first Walmart -- Chin...

A Win For LA Walmart Opponents

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 08.22.2012 | Los Angeles

It's been a back-and-forth battle over the Walmart proposed for downtown Los Angeles' Chinatown. Even though Walmart obtained the building permits ...

Los Angeles Planning Commission Makes Smart Move for City, Downtown Residents

Steven V. Restivo | Posted 09.12.2012 | Los Angeles
Steven V. Restivo

Today's action by the Planning Commission is good news for the city as it helps chip away at the notion that L.A. is a place that is difficult to do business.

Kathleen Miles

Chinatown Walmart Ducks Los Angeles Chain Store Ban

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 03.23.2012 | Los Angeles

The Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved Councilman Ed Reyes's motion to ban chain retail stores from Chinatown on Friday. The ban appears...