Costco

From greed to generosity

To: Sicilia D’Avolio, the student who questioned “Why a Wal-Mart instead of a Costco or Trader Joes,” (Reader Input, Oct. 19). Sicilia, it’s all about greed. The developer ...

Importance of powdered sugar

I know that the community already decided that Wal-Mart was coming to Auburn, but why Wal-Mart? If the community wants a big store, why not Costco or Trader Joe’s? We already hav ...

The high cost of greater growth

Wal-Mart: Reminds me of Lancaster in the late ’70s. Lancaster: a safe and secure high desert town with a lot of history. We shopped at Gemco, Kmart or downtown shops. Christmas s ...

Wal-Mart fills needs of many

This is in reply to Sally Stanley’s (April 4) letter, “Wal-Mart draws undesirable low-lifes.” I wish she would go down in front of a Wal-Mart and take a survey and talk to t ...

Wal-Mart draws undesirable low-lifes

You knocked them down and now you are going to kick them in the face. I’m talking about our hard-working local businesses, especially all of our great restaurants here in Auburn, ...

A welcome mat for Wal-Mart

I am one of those who is very pleased that Wal-Mart is coming to Auburn. The naysayers are doing the same thing they did when Home Depot wanted to locate here. It’s the same tire ...

Developer: Lawsuit scared Costco away

Could the threat of a lawsuit by a community group have scared Costco away from buying a prime North Auburn site? And did that set the stage for Wal-Mart to ultimately make the dea ...

Where’s our own Costco?

I believe that there should be a Costco in Auburn because people would not have to drive all the way to Roseville. The only problem would be that there is a bit more traffic. Also ...

Costco bad for small biz

There have been recent talks about a Costco coming to our beautiful town of Auburn. If I think from the perspective of a layman, it sounds very exciting, and for a lot of people it ...

Amgen tour, Giants among 2010’s top local stories

Following are my choices for the top 10 local stories of 2010. They are in reverse order, saving the most prominent for last. Reader interest, and reader feedback, played a large ...