Local Wal-Mart at long last

Regarding Wal-Mart — I was so excited to read that we might finally get a local Wal-Mart. Has anyone noticed that we are in a recession? Most of the mom and pop business in Aubu ...

Wal-Mart casts long, forlorn shadow

Messrs. (Terry) Andreucci and (Mike) Stevenson (Reader Input, April 1) can defy Wal-Mart by shopping their conscience, but Wal-Mart doesn’t care about outliers; it plays to the 8 ...

Wal-Mart tax goes to county

I would like to respond to Mike Stevenson’s letter of April 1 regarding the neutral or even positive effects of having a Wal-Mart store in Auburn. I do not wish to get into the ...

Wal-Mart haters, give it up

If the truth was known, the people that say they don’t want a Wal-Mart store in Auburn will be the first ones in line at the opening day of Wal-Mart. Think of the gas you’ll sa ...

Wal-Mart may usher in gridlock

Has our county planning department ever considered another location for the big-box stores? It seems to me that some of the pastureland north of Lone Star Road on this side of the ...

Hearing good about Wal-Mart

I do not understand why so many people are so against Wal-Mart coming to Auburn. It seems like the only store that wants to come here. The people who are so against it, do they not ...

Wal-Mart draws undesirable low-lifes

You knocked them down and now you are going to kick them in the face. I’m talking about our hard-working local businesses, especially all of our great restaurants here in Auburn, ...

Another View: The great Placer County sewer debate

First let’s agree on this — it’s our wastewater, not the county’s or the city’s, it belongs to you and to me. And we each have a responsibility not to foul the water supp ...

Our View: Supervisors need to cut the right way

More transparency and cutting budgets in the public sector during lean times are great ideas on paper. The execution of those ideas is more important. Recently, District 1 Superv ...

Greed appears the winner

What a travesty, the majority public defeated the Wal-Mart Corporation in their Auburn thrust in 1992, 1994 and 1995. The legal appeals and lawsuits should have taught (Jim) Conkey ...