Placer County Planning Commission

Planning commission exhibits disdain

At the (Placer County) planning commission hearing of May 12, I was appalled by the disdain of the public by the commission. With only three items on the agenda, two of them very s ...

Our View: Kids or not, you have a stake in Auburn schools

Auburn school supporters, it’s time to speak now or forever hold your peace. The marriage that bonds the Auburn community with quality elementary education has been rocked the p ...

People unaware of new development

Did you know? If you are like most Auburnites, the answer to this question is probably “no.” While most of us were working at our day jobs, or were distracted by the looming ...

Shoppers still control purse strings

Why should any of us be surprised that the world’s biggest retailer has finally got its grips into Auburn? To those who proclaim that small businesses are the engine of the Unite ...

Let Mr. Conkey build his center

This letter is in regards to the full-page ad of the Bohemia retail project in last Sunday’s (Aug. 22) paper. Long ago the Placer County planners approved the area for a retail ...

Courts will undo sordid Bohemia mess

While the planning commission’s approval of the Bohemia Environmental Impact Report was initially disappointing, it is actually good news for opponents (Journal, July 9). The de ...

Big box against wishes of the people

Bohemia? Really? Let’s see who is on the North Auburn Municipal Advisory Council and voted in total disregard of the citizens who were in attendance that spoke out against the pr ...

Bohemia neighbors nix all

People seem to have selective memories when writing the Journal about proposed Bohemia projects. I will not go into the long history of this project. I do want to tell you that ...

Bowman complex moves forward

The Placer County Planning Commission approved a plan Thursday to build an affordable-low income housing complex in Bowman despite lagging concerns. The 65-unit Miners Ridge Apar ...

Bohemia has safety problems

Light or no light at Canal (Street) and Luther (Road), this intersection would become a hazardous situation if the Bohemia project goes through – a no-win situation. Regarding C ...