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Reader Input: Supes bow to big corporations

Paul McDaniel’s letter today regarding the Placer County Board of Supervisors was spot on (“Deny supervisors that raise they requested,” Reader Input, July 16). ...

Another View: Annexation and déjà vu

Yogi Berra makes me laugh and think. He said, “Baseball is 90 percent mental and the other half is physical.” “When you arrive at a fork in the road, take it.&rdq ...

Reader input: Senior Center needs funds, too

Reading the July 10 edition of the Auburn Journal, I saw that our supervisors and county have about $7 million in public money to accommodate Costco (“Costco could displace P ...

Costco’s plans could force Placer buildings out

With negotiations between Placer County and Costco moving toward a lease agreement, preliminary architectural work is starting on plans to move county buildings in North Auburn to ...

Reader Input: Costco foes: Kindly cease and desist

It has come to the attention of the Save Dewitt Theater Steering Committee that there is a movement in the community to keep Costco out of Auburn. This group has apparently been ...

Reader Input: Could Auburn glean benefits?

When big developments like Costco come into a community and displace small businesses such as in DeWitt Center, North Auburn, and increase public transit needs for their new employ ...

Reader Input: Supes wrong to forget seniors

Kudos, drum rolls, whistles and clapping of hands for our grand jury. In 1985/86 my late husband served on the grand jury and I was very proud of him doing so. I am not so proud ...

City budget under microscope

The city of Auburn is looking into the most prudent path when it comes to finances for the new fiscal year. During last Monday’s City Council meeting, council members and of ...

Reader Input: Will supes heed people’s will?

I have a file of 39 letters to the editor that I have clipped from the Auburn Journal against Costco locating at DeWitt. I found only two in favor. Since I quit clipping, there hav ...

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 ...