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

(2) Comments | Posted July 13, 2012 | 1:21 PM

In February, we announced plans to open a 33,000-square-foot Walmart Neighborhood Market on the ground floor of a senior housing complex in downtown Los Angeles, near Chinatown. The store would offer full-service grocery -- addressing a well-known local need -- and revitalize a decades-old empty building.

This news was met...

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Protests Don't Help Communities, But Walmart Does

(122) Comments | Posted June 29, 2012 | 5:37 PM

There is a gathering scheduled on June 30 in protest of our new store planned for downtown L.A. With county-wide unemployment concerns, city budget shortfalls and families struggling to make ends meet, L.A. residents aren't looking for protests -- they're looking for solutions. So it's unfortunate that the Los Angeles...

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