Gottschalks

Auburn area groups gather coats, clothes for less fortunate

Auburn community groups are uniting to bring warm clothes to the less fortunate as the cold weather arrives. The Auburn Rotary Club, along with Community 1st Bank, The Placer Coun ...

Wal-Mart cheapens a community

The “big box” problem isn’t going away, it’s getting worse. Ideally, Auburn would benefit from J.C. Penney going in where Gottschalks used to be, and the space where Wal-Ma ...

‘Gotts Girl’ says thanks for memories

It was one year ago July 12 that Gottschalks department store closed its doors for business. The associates who stayed until the bitter end managed to remain professional, give gr ...

No thank you to local Wal-Mart

What we need in Auburn is a Costco store. Hopefully we’ll have Gottschalks returning, and maybe be lucky enough to attract a Trader Joe’s. Mel’s Diner will be finished and t ...

Bring back Bud’s angels

If Gottschalks’ return is good news for Auburn and shoppers, Bud Pisarek’s “Above All” cartoons would be good news for the more serious Journal readers. The 24-hour news c ...

Picture Auburn as incubator

Auburn is a community business incubator of voter’s choices. “The Gottschalks are coming, the Gottschalks are coming” scream the headlines! Acceptable community enthusiasm ...

Former Gottschalks CEO confirms talks for store in Auburn

Former Gottschalks chairman Joe Levy says he is in talks to open a store in Auburn. Levy announced Tuesday that he’s in negotiations to open a new series of department stores, t ...

Gottschalks appears ready for comeback

Could a revived Gottschalks be returning to Auburn? There has been some interest, City Manager Bob Richardson acknowledged Monday. “There have been preliminary discussions, but ...

Another View: Costco" Wal-Mart" Consider ‘other’ options, poll says

The votes are in and, well, it’s a split decision on what consumers want on the Bohemia Retail project property off Highway 49 in North Auburn. In a highly unscientific, weeklon ...

Suggested sites for Auburn retail

Thank you for letting me “vote” since I have no computer (Journal poll, April 14). But after reading the enclosed article (which appeared in the same issue as the “ballot” ...