Emergency Community Rally at Farmers Market Building on Wednesday
The Sherman Heights community was alerted today- April 17th – to the surprise demolition taking place at the historic Farmers Market building, prospective site of a new Wal-Mart store.
Word spread rapidly through the surrounding community, and local residents will gather at 6 a.m. to protest Wal-Mart’s actions. Community members will rally to oppose the surprise demolition of this treasured local landmark and condemn the disrespect shown to the community.
WHAT: Emergency Community Rally objecting to Wal-Mart’s surprise demolition of the Farmers Market Building.
WHEN: 6 a.m. Wednesday, April 18th
WHERE: Farmers Market Building (what’s left of it), 2121 Imperial Avenue in San Diego, CA 92102
Community members will also call upon San Diego City Councilmember David Alvarez and San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders to issue a Stop Work Order for the site through the city’s Code Compliance Department until the permitting has been submitted to legal review. Leaders will outline the disrespect shown to the community and demand immediate intervention to stop work at the site.
CONTACT: Patrick Pierce – 619-807-0850 Cell