Walmart is opening two new stores in Orange County, in Irvine and in Huntington Beach, according to the O.C. Register. Walmart also recently opened a new superstore in Anaheim. But there is no truth to the rumor that they are planning to open a store at the vacancy created when Food for Less closed their store in northeast Santa Ana, on Grand and 17th, according to Karen Haluza, a Planning Manager at the City of Santa Ana.
Haluza confirmed via email that there are in fact no current applications to fill that vacancy. Continue reading