Bel Air

Reader Input: Current stores meet our needs

Do we need a Trader Joe’s? No. We have Raley’s, Bel Air, Savemart and many others to provide us with fresh produce and groceries. Do we need a Wal-Mart? No, there is ...

Reader input: Established groups are polite

I just finished reading that Raley’s and Bel Air have recently adopted a policy that precludes any fund-raising groups from using their properties. The premise is that there ...

Tentative settlement in Raley’s contract dispute

Picketing at Auburn’s Raley’s store ended Tuesday after a tentative agreement was reached between the supermarket chain and the United Food and Commercial Workers union ...

Striking Raley’s workers picket still-open Auburn store

Auburn’s Raley’s store was behind picket lines Monday but remained open. The strike, which started Sunday, followed a stalemate in contract talks that extended over th ...

People of Auburn: Thanks

On behalf of the Auburn Presbyterian, Bayside Auburn, and Pioneer United Methodist churches, I would like to say thank you to all the families who donated to our Auburn Community F ...

Must shop at Wal-Mart

I completely agree with Peggy Impala of Auburn (“Wal-Mart and more needed,” (Reader Input, June 10) and appreciate her willingness to stand for something she supports, ...

Support small, local businesses

Re: “Wal-Mart and more needed,” (Reader Input, Peggy Impala, June 10), and I quote: “I have been shopping here when we go to the stores we do have and they are ou ...

Noon Hour Update: National Geographic in the foothills; local post offices and labor negotiations

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Thursday editi ...

Park where it’s allowed

I would like to point out that those who shop at Bel Air need to be reminded that there is no parking along a red curb. I have witnessed many close calls where pedestrians were nea ...

No objection to a ‘big box monster’

Regarding Mr. Paul A. McDaniel's letter of Nov. 15 (“Supervisors sell out citizens”), I feel sorry that he seems to be so unhappy. Mr. McDaniel ought to remember that the local ...

Customers charged multiple times at Raley’s and Bel-Air

Raley’s and Bel Air are working to refund all duplicate transactions involving debit, credit, gift and EBT cards that took place last Sunday, as quickly as possible, according to ...

Time to get ready for Wally World

Hey neighbor, have you heard? Wal-Mart be a-comin’ to Auburn. Yup, seems as though the city fathers got snookered by the big city developer types. They thought they were going to ...

Wal-Mart harms middle class

I think Mr. (Don) Stewart (Reader Input, April 7) has it just the opposite. I think Wal-Mart hates the unions. If Wal-Mart could break the unions, there’s no telling how low wag ...

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 ...

Gaines: Please allow vote

A letter I sent to State Sen. Ted Gaines: I stood in the rain on Friday and Saturday in front of our grocery stores and asked this question: Ted Gaines does not want to let the v ...