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JTDBA PETITIONING STATE SUPREME COURT TO HEAR CASE AGAINST DOLLAR GENERAL IN JOSHUA TREE

Big news! In mid-June, the pro-Dollar General side won an Appellate Court ruling against the Joshua Tree Downtown Business Alliance [JTDBA], a grassroots group of Joshua Tree residents, friends and neighbors who have been fighting Dollar General’s plan to locate … Continue reading

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PLANNING COMMISSION DELAYS VOTE ON ALTA MIRA GATED CONDO PROJECT

From local radio station KCDZ 107.7: March 25, 2016: After a postponement last week due to a power outage, the County Planning Commission still didn’t make a decision yesterday about the controversial Alta Mira housing project. Reporter David Haldane was … Continue reading

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JOSHUA TREE WINS MAJOR COURT VICTORY AGAINST DOLLAR GENERAL

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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NEWS REPORTS ON THIS WEEK’S COURT RULING REGARDING DOLLAR GENERAL IN FAVOR OF THE JOSHUA TREE DOWNTOWN BUSINESS ALLIANCE

Following are two news reports on this week’s stunning court ruling in favor of the Joshua Tree Downtown Business Alliance. The first is from the San Bernardino Sun, the second is from the Hi-Desert Star. You can download the ruling … Continue reading

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JUDGE TO RULE WITHIN 90 DAYS ON JTDBA LAWSUIT RE DOLLAR GENERAL

From Eva Soltes, regarding yesterday’s hearing: The judge announced his ruling would be a written one. He gave no indication of what he thought. Joshua Tree Downtown Business Alliance lawyer Babak Naficy told JTDBA members afterwards that the judge has … Continue reading

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[URGENT] HOW TO FIGHT LATEST PERMIT APPLICATION FOR INDUSTRIAL-SIZED SOLAR FIELD INSIDE JOSHUA TREE

1. THE PROPOSAL FOR ALTA LOMA SOLAR FIELD IN THE FRIENDLY HILLS AREA OF JOSHUA TREE From The Hi-Desert Star: Solar application surfaces in south Joshua Tree Posted: Tuesday, January 7, 2014 11:51 pm | Updated: 10:01 pm, Fri Jan … 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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