big box store

Reader Input: DeWitt preservation only part of answer

I was happy to hear that Placer County Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery is willing to entertain the idea of preserving the historic DeWitt Theater as long as the owners agree to pay ...

Entrepreneur steps on toes

In the spirit of entrepreneurism I am thinking of starting my own business. My first thought was a food truck – but with all the talk – well you know. So, then I was going to ...

Please clarify these 2 issues

Issue No. 1: Could or would someone help me to understand what changes (for the better) in the environmental impact report from the mid-’90s have occurred? The only changes have ...

Big box pushed by the selfish

I recently had a conversation with a resident of the North Auburn area who stated that he only wants the “big box” stores in the Auburn area for their savings so he would not h ...

Suggested sites for Auburn retail

Thank you for letting me “vote” since I have no computer (Journal poll, April 14). But after reading the enclosed article (which appeared in the same issue as the “ballot” ...

New park could honor Conkey

If a “big box” store really wants to come into our community, there are far better places near Auburn than the little patch of green between Canal Street and Highway 49. It w ...

Big box calls for campus setting

The major voter bones of contention for location of the big box stores are ingress and egress and signage exposure to I-80, not the like businesses they will attract. Auburn’s p ...

‘Big box’ developer more clever this time

The development of (the Bohemia) project is a repeat of again building a “big box” store next to a development of single homes. This project had been proposed and defeated in ...

Costco used in bait-and-switch proposal

Our family lives adjacent to the proposed Bohemia retail big box store site. We have lived in this quiet neighborhood for over 15 years. I’d like to ask the Placer County Pla ...

Show us worst-case scenario

On page A9 (Journal, Feb. 9), continuation of that article, “Big box store on council agenda,” there is a sidebar that states, “Dollar amounts represent ‘best-case scenario ...