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A made in China Merry Christmas
Wednesday Dec 21 2011
We are encouraged to shop Auburn so that our dollars stay in town and benefit the community. That is good in principle, but is very flawed considering how many of our stores’ alm ...
USA a hostage of China
Monday Apr 18 2011
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 ...
Wal-Mart evidently a polarizing force
Tuesday Apr 12 2011
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
Monday Apr 11 2011
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 ...
Succumb to Wal-Mart plan
Friday Apr 08 2011
I can name you a few places where a large retail business had adverse effects on the town. Not only that, but the business in question is Wal-Mart! While busy degrading the aesthe ...
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 ...
Wal-Mart draws undesirable low-lifes
Friday Apr 01 2011
You knocked them down and now you are going to kick them in the face. I’m talking about our hard-working local businesses, especially all of our great restaurants here in Auburn, ...
No thank you to local Wal-Mart
Monday Jun 07 2010
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 ...
Identity released of body found behind Kmart
Wednesday Jul 15 2009
The body of a man found behind Kmart Tuesday was identified as 55-year-old Raymond Switzer, according to Dena Erwin, Placer County Sheriff’s spokeswoman. Switzer was listed as ...
Body of panhandler found behind Kmart
Tuesday Jul 14 2009
The body of a well-known panhandler was found behind a busy Auburn shopping center Tuesday. Auburn resident Patricia Bissing was the first to discover and report seeing the man l ...
A refreshed square, possible big box tenant await
Friday May 01 2009
Relocating the notebook while wondering why the recent state legislative hearing on determining “how California can prevent more businesses from leaving the state” was held ...
Back for bargains
Sunday Dec 28 2008
Post-Christmas sales did well for at least three major Auburn stores as shoppers came out in force by Friday afternoon. Christmas sales at Kmart, off Bell Road, did very well, acc ...
Fire threatens apartment complex
Thursday Jun 12 2008
Cal Fire crews quickly contained a small grass fire near the Kmart shopping center Thursday that was close to scorching several apartments and surrounding structures. The one-acre ...
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