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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 ...

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 haters, give it up

If the truth was known, the people that say they don’t want a Wal-Mart store in Auburn will be the first ones in line at the opening day of Wal-Mart. Think of the gas you’ll sa ...

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 ...

Local merchants deserve chance

I read the article in today’s Journal regarding restrictions on Downtown businesses in regards to outdoor decorations with bewilderment (Journal, July 5). I do believe that the ...

Please don’t invoke: ‘Go back where you came from’

In regard to Mr. Paul T. McDaniel’s June 9 letter to the editor: “Disgusted with big box talk.” I was born in California and I’ve always lived in California, but for some ...

Bohemia plans are just too big

The entrance to the Bohemia property from Canal Street was only one of many issues making this project inappropriate for the location. The fact that Mr. (Jim) Conkey gave in on t ...

Beware these ‘category killers’

Mr. (Steve) Cavolt’s recent ad (Journal, April 11) states that Bohemia (project) will be of benefit to the community in terms of jobs, and will stop tax leakage to other communit ...