Luther Road

Rollover crash at Highway 49 and Luther Road in Auburn

AUBURN CA - A van crashed into a car and rolled over onto its roof Tuesday morning on Highway 49 in North Auburn. The crash took place at 10:33 a.m., with the van ending up on ...

Auburn preschool shut down in wake of child abuse allegations

A 14-year-old boy was arrested Tuesday for allegedly committing lewd acts with multiple children at the Colored Pencils Preschool and Child Care in Auburn. According to a press rel ...

Does North Auburn need a Wal-Mart?

In 1.3 miles on Highway 49 from Luther Road to Sutter Auburn Faith Medical Center, I see an abundance of shopping choices that support our retail needs. In that corridor I alread ...

Auburn can use a Wal-Mart

I have lived in the Auburn area since 1974 and have seen a lot of changes, good and bad. I believe we could use a Wal-Mart up here. There are not that many small businesses left t ...

Wal-Mart may usher in gridlock

Has our county planning department ever considered another location for the big-box stores? It seems to me that some of the pastureland north of Lone Star Road on this side of the ...

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 ...

Cavolt no champion of the little guy

It seems like Steve Cavolt has his fingers in all sorts of local pots. As head of the Tea Party Patriots he says, in his letter from last week, that he’s collecting donations fro ...

Build, but do so responsibly

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 ...

Big box affects each of us

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 ...

Bohemia is a bad behemoth

Three cheers for Jim Lunetta. His letter regarding the Bohemia property “hit the nail on the head,” (Reader Input, May 9). Everyone I talk to feels exactly the same as Mr. Lu ...