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BATTLE AGAINST DOLLAR GENERAL – UPDATE

We’re headed into 2016, over four years since this battle begun, and we’re still winning. Here’s the latest from local radio station 107.7: BATTLE LINES UNCLEAR IN JOSHUA TREE DOLLAR GENERAL DISPUTE November 17th, 2015 The effort to stop the … Continue reading

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BUY A T-SHIRT, ALL PROCEEDS GO TO KEEP DOLLAR GENERAL OUT OF JOSHUA TREE

All proceeds from the next 50 sales of this Men’s Large DEFEND JOSHUA TREE T-shirt go to the continuing effort to keep Dollar General out of beautiful Joshua Tree! Help courageous Joshua Tree residents pay the legal fees in this … Continue reading

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JOSHUA TREE’S BATTLE AGAINST DOLLAR GENERAL COVERED IN MAJOR DESERT SUN FEATURE

Extremely well-reported piece (and two-minute film!) by Brett Kelman in the Desert Sun [Palm Springs] on our battle against Dollar General in Joshua Tree, now entering its fourth year… In Joshua Tree, Dollar General still unwelcome by Brett Kelman The … Continue reading

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UPDATE ON DOLLAR GENERAL BATTLE / COMMUNITY MTG THURS DEC. 18 7PM

The Joshua Tree Downtown Business Alliance has given a public update on our three-year battle to keep Dollar General out of Joshua Tree, and has announced a community meeting to discuss how to keep on winning against these creeps. From … Continue reading

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JOSHUA TREE WINS MAJOR COURT VICTORY AGAINST DOLLAR GENERAL CREEPS

This ruling means that if they still want to put a Dollar General in here in Joshua Tree the developer will have to start the permit process pretty much all over again, only this time they will be required to … Continue reading

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TWO NEWS REPORTS ON THIS WEEK’S VICTORY IN COURT AGAINST THE DOLLAR GENERAL PROJECT IN JOSHUA TREE

There have been two news reports on this week’s stunning court ruling in favor of the Joshua Tree Downtown Business Alliance: one from the San Bernardino Sun, the other from the Hi-Desert Star. Read both at Defend Joshua Tree.

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WE ARE HEARING THERE’S A RULING AND IT’S A VICTORY FOR JOSHUA TREE AND LOSS FOR DOLLAR GENERAL

We are hearing from two sources that Judge Donald Alvarez has sided with Joshua Tree in the JTDBA’s lawsuit and has sent Dollar General’s building permit back to the County to be re-done, with an (costly) Environmental Impact Report now … Continue reading

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THIS FRIDAY (Jan. 17): Joshua Tree v. Dollar General Court Hearing

Via Joshua Tree Downtown Business Alliance: Joshua Tree v. Dollar General Court Hearing Superior Court of the State of California for the County of San Bernardino Honorable Donald Alvarez Time & Date: 10 a.m., Friday, January 17, 2014 Location: Courtroom … Continue reading

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URGENT: EMERGENCY FUNDRAISER PLEA FOR LEGAL FEES RE DOLLAR GENERAL IN JOSHUA TREE

From Joshua Tree community member Celeste Doyle, on litigation regarding Dollar General’s plan to build a store in Joshua Tree: “We have contacted an attorney. He is willing to write and file our initial pleadings by this coming Friday [July … Continue reading

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Tues June 4: Caravan to San Bernardino for showdown with Dollar General at the Board of Supervisors’ hearing

1. INFORMATION ABOUT THE HEARING From the moment in late 2011 that plans were unveiled to build a 9,100-square foot Dollar General store in Joshua Tree, there has been widespread outrage and organized opposition from the Joshua Tree community to … Continue reading

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