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Squeezed out by the big boxes

Paul T. McDaniel got it right (Reader Input, Nov. 15). Sometimes traffic is relatively light, but when people are traveling to work or returning, Highway 49 is awful. He’s also r ...

No objection to a ‘big box monster’

Regarding Mr. Paul A. McDaniel's letter of Nov. 15 (“Supervisors sell out citizens”), I feel sorry that he seems to be so unhappy. Mr. McDaniel ought to remember that the local ...

Let motorists exercise caution

Re: “Bicycle confrontations frighten,” (Reader Input, Sept. 23). Again, we see motorists’ arrogance. “We are subject to their lack of regard for safety.” I travel Baxter ...

City OK's Rocklin Crossing project

The deal has been nine years in the making, but the Rocklin City Council finally approved plans for the Rocklin Crossing retail project on land next to the Interstate 80 and Sierra ...

What came first, crowds or big box?

It’s an old story! As a history buff, I recently read how our early mountain men out west complained when big companies brought more efficient marketing to the fur trade. Now, w ...

Auburn can use a Wal-Mart

I have lived in the Auburn area since 1974 and have seen a lot of changes, good and bad. I believe we could use a Wal-Mart up here. There are not that many small businesses left t ...

Auburn Walmart equals win-win

The proposed Walmart to be built in the Auburn area will be an asset and much-needed job added to the community. Auburn already let Home Depot in so why is there a problem with Wa ...

USA a hostage of China

Recently I wrote a letter to the editor regarding Wal-Mart opening in Auburn (Reader Input, April 11). I would like to follow up on that letter in response to the comments that wer ...

Shoppers decide who stays and goes

Much is to be said about property rights — the right to sell your property and to whomever as long as it is within the limits of the law. This is the case with the Bohemia proper ...

Wal-Mart evidently a polarizing force

For me it started with the “attraction of lowlifes” (Reader Input, April 4) and now it’s a “Chinese conspiracy” (Reader Input, April 11). I guess I am more startled by ...