Lee Lively

Developer: Lawsuit scared Costco away

Could the threat of a lawsuit by a community group have scared Costco away from buying a prime North Auburn site? And did that set the stage for Wal-Mart to ultimately make the dea ...

Veteran parade seeks helpers

The Auburn Veterans Day Parade Committee is commissioned to organize, finance and conduct the yearly event. Our committee is a coalition of civic-minded military veterans and non-v ...

Open letter to supervisors

To: The Honorable Placer County Supervisors: As you know, your first duty to your constituents is to maintain the vitality of our county’s culture, economy and quality of life. ...

If I were Wal-Mart, I’d sue Auburn

I have a hard time understanding what Lee Lively (Alliance for Protection of our Auburn Community Environment) means by “alert the citizenry about what’s going on,” (Journal, ...

Is the county really looking out for us?

Our Placer County Community Development Resource Agency has presided over the approval of the Bohemia Wal-Mart project, including a permit for the Wal-Mart monument on Highway 49. ...

Bohemia project facts don’t change

Bohemia: Once again, let’s get the facts straight. I read Lee Lively’s and Vicky Murrill’s letters to the editor on May 30. I read Lari Knedel’s letter to the editor on J ...

Re-circulate Bohemia EIR

The developer planned a Wal-Mart that would add 7,500 vehicle trips per day at Hulbert Way on Highway 49, three times the existing traffic. But, CalTrans would not approve the inc ...

Read Bohemia EIR online

The Bohemia Retail Project Environmental Impact Report (draft) is 1,800 pages of legal jargon. Reading it is time-consuming and mind-numbing, but sometimes informative. For instan ...