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Attend Planning Commission Meeting March 24th

When: Wednesday, March 24th at 7pm

Where: Milpitas City Council Chambers, 2nd floor of Ciity Hall, 455 East Calaveras Blvd, nearest cross street is Milpitas Blvd.

The Commission will be discussing the Wal-Mart and we need you to come to send a message that the Wal-Mart expansion is NOT good for Milpitas.

More info about the Planning Commission.

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Coalition Members Meet with Residents at Sunnyhills United Methodist Church

The Milpitas Coalition for a Better Community met with around 50 community members to discuss the proposed Wal-Mart expansion on Ranch Drive on Saturday at the Sunnyhills United Methodist Church. Speakers included:

Cathy Deppe, 9 to 5
Bill Ferguson, Sunnyhills Neighborhood Association
Chonsoo Lee, Sunnyhills United Methodist Church
Ron Lind, UFCW Local 5 and long-time Milpitas resident
Jerry Lee Ruggiero, Milpitas Nob Hill Food worker
Sahuhi Saddique, Ahmadiyya Muslim Mosque

Discussion centered on the reasons we’re against the expansion including: worries about job loss, neighborhood blight, and the proposed sale of alcohol at the site.

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