GRASS VALLEY, Calif. (CBS Sacramento) — California’s last remaining Kmart is closing before Christmas. A worker at the Grass Valley store says they got word of the impending closure last week.
The store is now set to shut its doors for good on Dec. 19.READ MORE: Pitt Baseball To Welcome Two Rivals To PNC Park This Spring
There were still Kmarts in South Lake Tahoe and Watsonville at the start of 2021, but those locations were shuttered back in August. Sacramento’s last Kmart store, which was along Stockton Boulevard, closed back in 2017.READ MORE: Cletus Lee, North Braddock Mayor-Elect, Due In Court Today
Plans are underway for a Target store to replace the Kmart, according to reporting by The Union.MORE NEWS: COVID Surge At Butler Memorial Hospital Has Surgeons Prioritizing Elective Surgeries
At its height, there were more than 2,400 stores Kmart across the U.S. Now, only 17 remain.