Redwood Valley Loses to Dollar General

By Erick O’Donnell, The Lake County Record-Bee   January 17, 2017

A lawsuit to stop the development of a Dollar General store in Redwood Valley was roundly rejected Jan. 11 by Mendocino Superior Court Judge Richard Henderson, ending a last-ditch effort to halt construction of the 9,100-square-foot chain store in the unincorporated rural community.

Some residents of Redwood Valley have been fighting the construction of the store since it was approved by the county in 2015, saying it would spoil the rural character of their town. Judge Henderson’s ruling swept aside all challenges to the legality of the store’s construction, but the substance of the petitioners’ grievances will continue to shape a still-developing  …read the full story here


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