development

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Wal-Mart completes soil testing for North Auburn store?; Sentencing in 43-year-old Auburn drowning case; Blood donations at Placer High and homeless zoning

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: It looks as if Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has met its obligations for soil testing on the site in North Auburn where the Bentonville, Ark., corporation wants ...

New North Auburn retail center planned beside Target

After one false start, serious moves are being made again to develop one of the biggest pieces of North Auburn’s commercial development puzzle. A 13.38-acre parcel on the no ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: What’s up with the factory in an Auburn suburb?; Creekside development update; missing Grass Valley woman found dead and Tesla charging station

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Letter alleging Baltimore Ravine 'secret deal' sent to hundreds in Auburn

  In the past week, hundreds of Auburn residents received an anonymous letter about the Baltimore Ravine project and an alleged secret land deal involving the United Auburn I ...

Reader Input: Penryn folks fund rural life

Pro-development often uses “the developer has already spent X amount of money” to justify moving forward. The Orchard in Penryn fits this criterion. But what about the ...

Don’t want to hear airport noise gripes

I certainly hope the Auburn and Lincoln airports don’t end up like Phoenix Field in the Fair Oaks area; closed down and the land developed. People who know the airport is there a ...

Growth v. charm debate misses mark

The never-ending superficial debate on development vs. charm is laughable. And telling fellow citizens to move out if they want shopping convenience is the height of self-righteous ...

Penryn project a costly error

As a taxpayer, I am appalled by the decision of the Placer County Planning Commission to approve the 150-apartment complex on Penryn Road, called the Orchard at Penryn (“150- ...

Apply rules across board

The political cartoon in the July 4 issue of the Auburn Journal captures the upset of the community about the 10 dwellings per acre Orchard at Penryn development, but isn’t c ...

What’s LaMalfa got to do with project?

Don’t Republicans rail against state interference in local matters, and complain loudly that land use is solely under local control? So why did Senator (Doug) LaMalfa meddle in ...