Kmart

A made in China Merry Christmas

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

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

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 ...

Succumb to Wal-Mart plan

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...