GRASS VALLEY (CBS13) — California’s only remaining Kmart store will be closing during the holiday season.
A worker at the Grass Valley location says they got word of the impending closure last week. The store is now set to be closed for good on Dec. 19.READ MORE: Police: At-Risk Man Reported Missing In Natomas Area
The Grass Valley store is the last remaining Kmart in the state.READ MORE: Folsom Ice Rink
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.
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At its height, there were more than 2,400 stores Kmart across the US. Now, only 17 remain.