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Home Depot loses bid for 2nd Pleasanton store

Original post made on Dec 7, 2007

Home Depot lost its two-year-long bid Tuesday to build a second home improvement store in southeast Pleasanton as part of a major 200,000-square-foot retail development at Bernal Avenue and Stanley Boulevard, across from McDonald's.

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Posted by Karen
a resident of Vintage Hills
on Dec 7, 2007 at 1:16 pm

What a relief!! A victory for residents! This definitely would have caused a huge mess on the east side of town.

We will continue to do our shopping at Richert's on Sunol.

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Posted by Alysssa
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Dec 9, 2007 at 2:00 pm

Thank you to all the people who worked hard for a long period to accomplish this. I wasn't one of them, but I'll benefit from their hard work, so thank you.

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Posted by Jim
a resident of Castlewood Heights
on Dec 28, 2007 at 7:14 am

What I don't understand is why we need another Home Depot? They are soooo lame that they teach people how to do repairs in their homes & yet they don't even do their own in store repairs/facilities? Just like Orchard Supply they use this 2bit construction company to even change out their light bulbs. Then the construction company takes them for a financial ride and double bills them for equiptment that they already purchased on a previous job & bump up the hours so it costs them even more money. Then they pass these costs to us the consumers. How can we trust that they even know what they are doing when they can't even replace their own light bulbs or to use a simple plunger? I guess the old adage of 'Those who can't do teach' applies. Or maybe Home Depot & Orchard Supply have so much money to throw around that they don't mind throwing it away frivilously? I say boycott Home Depot & Orchard Supply until they are competent enought to change a lightbulb all by themselves.

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