Wal-Mart is a force for good

Wal-Mart has been a consistently positive contributor to the communities around it! In Roseville the Placer Food Bank, which supports over 55 charitable agencies and programs with ...

All hail the big-box eyesore

Shop where you want. That’s how it is and that’s how it should be. What really gets me about most of the letters that are in support of Wal-Mart going in on the proposed locati ...

Auburn satisfies tummy and soul

Is Auburn a wonderful place to live, or what? When you can enjoy a great fish fry dinner at St. Theresa’s prepared by the Knights of Columbus and take in the marvelous play, “ ...

Shoppers decide who stays and goes

Much is to be said about property rights — the right to sell your property and to whomever as long as it is within the limits of the law. This is the case with the Bohemia proper ...

Our View: Let’s come together to help homeless

Sometimes there’s nothing easier to do than compare your struggles to another’s and think about how they don’t know what hard work is. Those who are homeless can be targets ...

Haters are price gougers

“Back in the day” the gold miners had to pay $2 for an egg. Do you know why? Well, it’s because there was no place else to buy one cheaper. Mom and pop stores could rip you ...

Ban the torture that is rodeo

Rodeo is a blatant display of animals being tortured, tormented and terrorized. In addition to baby calf neck-snapping and steer-wrestling (both recently banned in Houston for thei ...

Swann shop indeed golden

I am amazed at the ignorance of some (most) of the online comments regarding the robbery over the weekend at the Golden Swann. Those who think that the Golden Swann deserved to be ...

Wal-Mart evidently a polarizing force

For me it started with the “attraction of lowlifes” (Reader Input, April 4) and now it’s a “Chinese conspiracy” (Reader Input, April 11). I guess I am more startled by ...

Better that Obama not run

(Barack) Obama has been president for over two years. Let’s look at his accomplishments. Our national debt has increased by one-third in just three years. Unemployment is still ...