Bohemia project

APACE should present facts

Throughout this whole Bohemia saga, I’ve always wondered why APACE (Alliance for the Protection of the Auburn Community Environment) hasn’t been called out for making accusatio ...

Thumbs down on Wal-Mart

I have sat on the sidelines observing the “discussion” about the Bohemia project. I grew up in Auburn and am raising my family here. I haven’t taken a side in this, as I beli ...

Build, but do so responsibly

We all have rights. Auburn has the right to have a Wal-Mart. If you don’t like their practices, the solution is easy — don’t shop there. Mr. (Jim) Conkey has a right to sel ...

Let Mr. Conkey build his center

This letter is in regards to the full-page ad of the Bohemia retail project in last Sunday’s (Aug. 22) paper. Long ago the Placer County planners approved the area for a retail ...

Is Bohemia a done deal?

Why does it have to be such a well-guarded secret? If the people of Auburn knew one way or another whether we were about to have a Costco or (dread!) a Wal-Mart, there could be a s ...

Costco yes, Wal-Mart no

In regards to Mr. Steve Cavolt’s ad in the Journal Sunday, Aug. 22 and Victoria Connolly’s letter to the editor on Monday, Aug. 23 (my name is mentioned in Mr. Cavolt’s ad), ...

If I were Wal-Mart, I’d sue Auburn

I have a hard time understanding what Lee Lively (Alliance for Protection of our Auburn Community Environment) means by “alert the citizenry about what’s going on,” (Journal, ...

Auburn can do better than ‘big box’

I moved with my husband to Auburn in July 2009, after studying the area for over five years. We live nowhere near the proposed Bohemia project. We moved here from Tallahassee, Flor ...

Courts will undo sordid Bohemia mess

While the planning commission’s approval of the Bohemia Environmental Impact Report was initially disappointing, it is actually good news for opponents (Journal, July 9). The de ...

MAC did local residents wrong

I was under the delusion that the introduction of Municipal Advisory Councils (MACs) was to provide the (Placer County) supervisors with a group that helps them learn the general f ...