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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 ...

North Auburn Costco/Wal-Mart developer scraps Canal Street access plan

The developer of a Costco- or Wal-Mart-type store in North Auburn has tossed nearby residents a giant olive branch. Bohemia Properties developer Jim Conkey has abandoned his initi ...

North Auburn Costco/Wal-Mart battle heats up after pro-Bohemia ads run

Full-page newspaper ads arguing in favor of a Costco- or Wal-Mart-type store at the vacant Bohemia site in North Auburn are firing up opponents. Some neighbors are upset over stat ...

Placer Land Trust’s Bruin Ranch bid gets big boost from state fund

The Placer Land Trust’s one-time opportunity to buy and protect the 2,300-acre Bruin Ranch on the Bear River has received a $350,000 boost from the state. Land Trust CEO Jeff Da ...

Foes of North Auburn Costco plans go on offensive at Planning Commission

Could an 18-acre parcel targeted as a Costco or Wal-Mart be turned instead into a park? That was one of the suggestions today as potential neighbors of the development proposal in ...

Placer County planning panel to get earful on possible North Auburn Costco, Wal-Mart

With battle lines drawn over access along Canal Street, friends and foes of plans for developing an 18.6-acre North Auburn site as a possible Wal-Mart or Costco get their say Thurs ...