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Wal-Mart still not wanted
Tuesday Apr 05 2011
I appreciate Dr. Dean Hoffman’s letter to the editor (Sunday April 3, re: Wal-Mart). He told it like it is. What part of “no” do they not understand? That was the ringing c ...
Wal-Mart casts long, forlorn shadow
Monday Apr 04 2011
Messrs. (Terry) Andreucci and (Mike) Stevenson (Reader Input, April 1) can defy Wal-Mart by shopping their conscience, but Wal-Mart doesn’t care about outliers; it plays to the 8 ...
Greed appears the winner
Friday Apr 01 2011
What a travesty, the majority public defeated the Wal-Mart Corporation in their Auburn thrust in 1992, 1994 and 1995. The legal appeals and lawsuits should have taught (Jim) Conkey ...
APACE should present facts
Thursday Mar 31 2011
Throughout this whole Bohemia saga, I’ve always wondered why APACE (Alliance for the Protection of the Auburn Community Environment) hasn’t been called out for making accusatio ...
Shoppers still control purse strings
Thursday Mar 31 2011
Why should any of us be surprised that the world’s biggest retailer has finally got its grips into Auburn? To those who proclaim that small businesses are the engine of the Unite ...
Auburn should drive down Wal-Mart
Tuesday Mar 29 2011
Years ago when the Board of Supervisors approved the Bohemia site for a big-box store I said two things — first that they would sell their mothers for a dollar of tax revenue, an ...
Amgen tour, Giants among 2010’s top local stories
Sunday Jan 09 2011
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 ...
Let Auburn have its Wal-Mart
Friday Nov 12 2010
Alliance for the Protection of the Auburn Community is at it again (Journal, Nov. 5). Another cost for city and taxpayers, themselves included. Dumb, huh? They bought property nex ...
Build, but do so responsibly
Tuesday Aug 31 2010
We all have rights. Auburn has the right to have a Wal-Mart. If you don’t like their practices, the solution is easy — don’t shop there. Mr. (Jim) Conkey has a right to sel ...
Let Mr. Conkey build his center
Monday Aug 30 2010
This letter is in regards to the full-page ad of the Bohemia retail project in last Sunday’s (Aug. 22) paper. Long ago the Placer County planners approved the area for a retail ...
Majority speaks against Bohemia
Monday Aug 23 2010
Regarding Mr. Steve Cavolt’s ad in the Journal on Sunday, Aug. 23, he attempts again to spin what little support has been manifested for the Bohemia project into a “cast of tho ...
Wal-Mart exploits towns
Thursday Aug 05 2010
Three facts about Jim Conkey’s Bohemia Wal-Mart project. Why is he so cavalier about destroying the lives of area citizens? He thinks nothing of Wal-Mart’s paying low wages to ...
Auburn can do better than ‘big box’
Wednesday Jul 14 2010
I moved with my husband to Auburn in July 2009, after studying the area for over five years. We live nowhere near the proposed Bohemia project. We moved here from Tallahassee, Flor ...
Big box affects each of us
Friday Jul 02 2010
We must accept progress, but the voice of the citizens should be heard and considered (Journal, June 30). Mr. (Jim) Conkey feels he is correct in accepting a large box store for N ...
Supervisors have Bohemia link
Monday Jun 07 2010
Facts linking the (Placer County) Board of Supervisors and the Bohemia retail project (BRP): The Board of Supervisors (BOS) also acts as the five-member board of The Redevelopmen ...
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