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Wal-Mart comes with promise of more tax revenue for Placer

While Wal-Mart lays the groundwork for a move into the Auburn marketplace, Placer County is anticipating a jump in tax revenue when it opens. Purchased last December from Bohemia ...

North Auburn Wal-Mart court fight back with a vengeance

The revelation this week that Wal-Mart has bought a controversial site for a store in North Auburn is galvanizing opposition into action. The retailing giant bought the 18.5-acre ...

Supervisor: North Auburn Wal-Mart a disappointment

He voted in favor of the Bohemia project in September but Auburn-area Supervisor Jim Holmes said Wednesday that he’s disappointed to learn that Wal-Mart has bought the North Aubu ...

It’s Wal-Mart, not Costco: North Auburn development battleground sold to retailing giant

It’s a Wal-Mart, after all. In an end-game that an opponent of a big-box store on North Auburn’s 18.5-acre site said Monday was disappointing but not unexpected, Bohemia Prope ...

North Auburn Wal-mart foes’ late lawsuit still alive

A neighborhood group opposing locating a Wal-Mart-Costco-type store on one of the last large undeveloped properties along Highway 49 is likely to appeal after all. Superior Court ...

Placer supes’ North Auburn Wal-Mart/Costco approval goes to court

The dispute over a Wal-Mart-Costco development in North Auburn has now reached the courts. The 18.6-acre site near Luther Road and Highway 49 was approved for development Sept. 28 ...

Supes deny North Auburn Wal-Mart/Costco appeal by opponents

Placer County supervisors gave their support today to the controversial Bohemia development, clearing the way for a court battle over a possible Costco or Wal-Mart in North Auburn. ...

Heated Wal-Mart/Costco debate goes to Placer County supes Tuesday

The heated debate that has followed plans for a 155,000-square-foot Wal-Mart-Costco-type supercenter in North Auburn reaches the Placer County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. And ...

North Auburn Wal-Mart, Costco targeted for late-September appeal with Placer supes

Sept. 28 is targeted as the date for a Placer County Board of Supervisors showdown on a possible Wal-Mart or Costco in North Auburn. While the time is still tentative, the appeal h ...

Anti-Wal-Mart group sets table for supes showdown over North Auburn store

The stage is set for a Board of Supervisors showdown on a Wal-Mart-Costco-type store in North Auburn. APACE (Alliance for Protection of our Auburn Community Environment), a group ...

Planning Commission says ‘yes’ to North Auburn Wal-Mart-Costco-type store

A Wal-Mart-Costco-type store in North Auburn won approval today from the Placer County Planning Commission. But opponents of Roseville developer Jim Conkey’s plans for a 155,000 ...

MAC attack: North Auburn panel ready to consider Wal-Mart, Costco plans

The debate over a Wal-Mart-Costco-type store in North Auburn is set to heat up again at a public hearing Tuesday. The North Auburn Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) will hold a spe ...

North Auburn big-box showdown slated for July

The wait for a Placer County Planning Commission showdown over a big-box Wal-Mart or Costco-type store off Highway 49 in North Auburn will have to wait a little longer. The Planni ...

Canal victim Matthew Templeman’s abandoned camp an eerie memorial to his homeless life, death

Deep in the overgrown grass and weeds on a vacant North Auburn patch of land, canal victim Matthew Templeman’s tent is still standing, his meager possessions little disturbed sin ...

New group forms to stop what they believe will be a Wal-Mart at Auburn site

A new group has formed to fight what members believe will be a Wal-Mart on a much-debated North Auburn parcel owned by Roseville developer Jim Conkey. Lee Lively, secretary-treasu ...