Roseville

Shame on both Gaineses

On the subject of the coming runoff election, I am appalled that State Sen. (Ted) Gaines, a self-proclaimed fiscal conservative, would set this district’s taxpayers up to pay for ...

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 ...

‘Lucky’ to have a car to live in

Re: Another view, “Honesty will help our homeless,” by Dan Appel, March 30: As a homeless/jobless member I would like to comment, as well. I have been looking for work. I hav ...

The unions hate Wal-Mart

The unions hate Wal-Mart. Now that Wal Mart has their supercenters competing against unionized grocery stores, the war against Wal-Mart has gone ballistic. Here in Lincoln, Wal-Ma ...

Where’s our food co-op?

Auburn, let’s think twice about Wal-Mart. If you don’t know the reasons why it’s a bad idea to allow Wal-Mart into communities, watch a documentary called “The High Price o ...

Local Wal-Mart at long last

Regarding Wal-Mart — I was so excited to read that we might finally get a local Wal-Mart. Has anyone noticed that we are in a recession? Most of the mom and pop business in Aubu ...

Wal-Mart haters, give it up

If the truth was known, the people that say they don’t want a Wal-Mart store in Auburn will be the first ones in line at the opening day of Wal-Mart. Think of the gas you’ll sa ...

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, ...

A welcome mat for Wal-Mart

I am one of those who is very pleased that Wal-Mart is coming to Auburn. The naysayers are doing the same thing they did when Home Depot wanted to locate here. It’s the same tire ...

Skatetown answers call for curling

Every four years, when the Winter Olympics come around, people wonder about curling. How does it work? What’s the goal? And why, oh why, do they sweep the ice? What is the po ...

APACE should present facts

Throughout this whole Bohemia saga, I’ve always wondered why APACE (Alliance for the Protection of the Auburn Community Environment) hasn’t been called out for making accusatio ...

We’re free to choose stores

Get real — Wal-Mart is a choice, not an enemy. One of the most cherished freedoms we enjoy in the U.S.A. is the freedom to choose. People who hate Wal-Mart can choose to shop els ...

Our children held hostage

Shame on the Republican legislators for playing games with the children of this state. Shame on Sen. Ted Gaines for playing games with the children of Roseville. Gov. (Jerry) Brow ...

Our View: Fires, gunshots and election fund theft: Where’s grand jury?

If the calendar says spring, it must be time to trade in the raincoats for sunblock and congratulate the Placer County grand jury on another fine year of investigating controversia ...

Mt. Everest is the ultimate grind for this Roseville climber

Rick Hitch doesn’t have a fear of heights, but he isn’t particularly fond of heights, either.But when he was supposed to be focused on deer hunting, his attention was d ...