FILE -- In this Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, file photo, customers exit a Dollar General store in San Antonio. Owners of a small market in Redwood Valley, Calif., blocked a Dollar General store from being built across the street by buying the vacant property from the developers, Cross Development.
FILE -- In this Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, file photo, customers exit a Dollar General store in San Antonio. Owners of a small market in Redwood Valley, Calif., blocked a Dollar General store from being built across the street by buying the vacant property from the developers, Cross Development. Eric Gay AP File Photo
FILE -- In this Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, file photo, customers exit a Dollar General store in San Antonio. Owners of a small market in Redwood Valley, Calif., blocked a Dollar General store from being built across the street by buying the vacant property from the developers, Cross Development. Eric Gay AP File Photo

These small business owners won their battle against developers by buying a vacant lot

March 09, 2018 06:40 PM