box store won’t fix our town

June 14th, 2016

we get to live with this

Breathtaking mountains and affordable land make Calaveras County attractive to people like us, which is why we moved here thirteen years ago. West Point currently welcomes Dollar General, trying to revive our depressed town. Land’s purchased and zoned.  Impending forces create a fantasy that the store will be the answer to our financial woes.  The store is known for selling mostly candy and soda. Calaveras County is super poor, and needs revenue.  Many residents love this new business.  Not me. Continue reading “box store won’t fix our town” »