HECTOR AMEZCUA/hamezcua@sacbee.com

Juana Lopez, left and Jasmin Dominguez, both of Stockton, shop in the Galt Market on Wednesday. The venue, a mix of flea market items and produce stalls, is one of the biggest sources of revenue for the small Sacramento County town since redevelopment funding dried up in the wake of the housing bust. Against such a backdrop, Mike Guttridge's application for a single housing permit is the first hint that things are turning around.

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