From the Oakland Tribune:

A West Oakland landowner could be forced to sell his property to accommodate a major grocery store project being considered in the area, as part of a change in eminent domain policy voted in by the Oakland City Council Tuesday night.

The Kroger supermarket chain, which in July announced plans to open two stores in East Oakland, is considering a third project that would build a 72,000-square-foot store near West Grand Avenue and Market Street.

Proponents of the store say it would be begin to solve a desperate food access problem residents of the area face, but the owner of the land Kroger wants to buy said he doesn’t think the chain is offering him a fair price.

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