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Cheers and checks at Walmart grand opening

Original post made on Sep 20, 2012

A large crowd of eager shoppers gathered early Wednesday morning to celebrate the opening of San Ramon's first Walmart Neighborhood Market, which filled a vacant storefront at 9100 Alcosta Boulevard.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 2:51 PM

Comments (3)

Posted by Joe, a resident of San Ramon
on Sep 20, 2012 at 2:47 pm

A sad day for San Ramon.


Posted by really?, a resident of Alamo
on Sep 20, 2012 at 5:24 pm

Joe: Why is this a sad day for San Ramon? Considering that the city already has every conceivable big box retailer, fast food chain, office parks, etc., I fail to see what makes this store opening a sad day in particular.

Just another store in a city that approves every possible retail and office proposal.

Also, why would you be you against paying less for groceries? I don't get it.


Posted by Sweeties, a resident of San Ramon
on Sep 20, 2012 at 7:42 pm

That's great that SR will have increased tax revenues coming in, better than a empty boxy store. Plus walmart gives us the opportunity to buy items at competitive prices. Good for everyone...
Joe, if you don't like them, then go and shop elewhere..


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