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Costco, Conkey, Placer County team on Auburn site

Placer County supervisors struck a deal with a Roseville developer Tuesday that could woo and win Costco as a tenant on county-owned land in North Auburn. Jim Conkey Real Estate D ...

Costco back in Auburn?

Placer County supervisors are poised to make their first move toward what could eventually lead to construction of a Costco store on county-owned land in North Auburn. The Board o ...

North Auburn Wal-Mart court fight back with a vengeance

The revelation this week that Wal-Mart has bought a controversial site for a store in North Auburn is galvanizing opposition into action. The retailing giant bought the 18.5-acre ...

Supervisor: North Auburn Wal-Mart a disappointment

He voted in favor of the Bohemia project in September but Auburn-area Supervisor Jim Holmes said Wednesday that he’s disappointed to learn that Wal-Mart has bought the North Aubu ...

North Auburn Wal-mart foes’ late lawsuit still alive

A neighborhood group opposing locating a Wal-Mart-Costco-type store on one of the last large undeveloped properties along Highway 49 is likely to appeal after all. Superior Court ...

Placer supes’ North Auburn Wal-Mart/Costco approval goes to court

The dispute over a Wal-Mart-Costco development in North Auburn has now reached the courts. The 18.6-acre site near Luther Road and Highway 49 was approved for development Sept. 28 ...

Heated Wal-Mart/Costco debate goes to Placer County supes Tuesday

The heated debate that has followed plans for a 155,000-square-foot Wal-Mart-Costco-type supercenter in North Auburn reaches the Placer County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. And ...

Anti-Wal-Mart group sets table for supes showdown over North Auburn store

The stage is set for a Board of Supervisors showdown on a Wal-Mart-Costco-type store in North Auburn. APACE (Alliance for Protection of our Auburn Community Environment), a group ...

Planning Commission says ‘yes’ to North Auburn Wal-Mart-Costco-type store

A Wal-Mart-Costco-type store in North Auburn won approval today from the Placer County Planning Commission. But opponents of Roseville developer Jim Conkey’s plans for a 155,000 ...

Costco-Wal-Mart plans win Placer County staff backing

Plans for a Costco-Wal-Mart-type store in North Auburn are going before the Placer County Planning Commission Thursday with support from the Planning Department. For developer Jim ...

Bohemia project wins support

Plans for a Wal-Mart-Costco-type store in North Auburn are on their way to the Placer County Planning Commission with the blessing of the North Auburn Municipal Advisory Council. T ...

MAC attack: North Auburn panel ready to consider Wal-Mart, Costco plans

The debate over a Wal-Mart-Costco-type store in North Auburn is set to heat up again at a public hearing Tuesday. The North Auburn Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) will hold a spe ...

North Auburn Costco/Wal-Mart developer scraps Canal Street access plan

The developer of a Costco- or Wal-Mart-type store in North Auburn has tossed nearby residents a giant olive branch. Bohemia Properties developer Jim Conkey has abandoned his initi ...

North Auburn Costco/Wal-Mart battle heats up after pro-Bohemia ads run

Full-page newspaper ads arguing in favor of a Costco- or Wal-Mart-type store at the vacant Bohemia site in North Auburn are firing up opponents. Some neighbors are upset over stat ...

Tea Party organizer Steve Cavolt helps give voice to “silent majority”

Auburn’s Steve Cavolt is seeing red these days, and plenty of it. Not only is he fed up with politicians he says aren’t listening to the people who elected them. But he’s a ...