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Petition urges Laguna Beach planners to deny CVS’ application

Petition urges Laguna Beach planners to deny CVS’ application

A Laguna Beach business owner has started a petition urging the Planning Commission to deny CVS Health’s application to open the company’s second store in the city in a space currently occupied by Laguna Drug.

Sheila Bushard, owner of Bushard’s Pharmacy at 244 Forest Ave., started circulating the petition Friday and said she had gathered 100 signatures as of Monday.

The signature-gathering drive started as a response to a tentative sale between Laguna Beach-based Quality Drug Holdings Corp. and CVS in which the latter would become the new tenant at 239 Broadway St.

The sale is contingent on the city approving CVS’ application, a request to amend the conditional use...

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