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LoCal Big Box Ban

Ted Balaker
November 29, 2006, 6:24pm

The promised mayoral veto won't matter because the council has enough votes to override it. But hey, just because they banned it, it doesn't mean councilmembers have anything against WM: Um, but you kinda just banned the grocery-selling variety of WM. I guess San Diegans are still free to travel 150 miles to the Supercenter in Rosemead. And don't talk to former Councilwoman Valerie Stallings about chipper employees in blue vests: Here's a scatter shot justification for the ban: Methinks this might have a little more to do with it: Good ol' competition-stifling incumbents strike again! Article here. Related: How civilized societies (e.g. South Korea and Germany) ban the box

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