Safeway

Reader Input: Rotary thanks contributors

On behalf of Auburn Gold Country Rotary, I would like to thank those that made our food collection for the Interfaith Food Closet a success. Thanks to Auburn Safeway store for host ...

Reader Input: Auburn has its angels

On Saturday, March 7, there was an angel at Safeway who returned my purse to the store that I had left in a grocery cart. The manager had been at lunch so could give me no inform ...

Reader Input: Ditch asbestos-riddled buildings for new

I’m a fourth-generation resident of Auburn, so I have not been implanted here from L.A. or the Bay Area to make a small town something it isn’t. I also believe in pro ...

Reader Input: The old days are gone forever

I was pushing the cart in the Safeway grocery store for my wife yesterday, when I came upon a lady with three kids. Her cart was loaded to the top. The kids were giving her a har ...

Support small, local businesses

Re: “Wal-Mart and more needed,” (Reader Input, Peggy Impala, June 10), and I quote: “I have been shopping here when we go to the stores we do have and they are ou ...

Maintain vigilance during holidays

I am writing this letter as a warning to locals on this holiday season. My 22-year-old daughter was doing some shopping, first to Safeway and then to Ross. From there she went to W ...

Gratitude for a good turn

Thank you, Alex. I lost my checkbook between the cash register and my car in the Safeway parking lot at Bell Road. I didn’t know it was lost until the next day. I’ve gone to Sa ...

Time to get ready for Wally World

Hey neighbor, have you heard? Wal-Mart be a-comin’ to Auburn. Yup, seems as though the city fathers got snookered by the big city developer types. They thought they were going to ...

Wal-Mart harms middle class

I think Mr. (Don) Stewart (Reader Input, April 7) has it just the opposite. I think Wal-Mart hates the unions. If Wal-Mart could break the unions, there’s no telling how low wag ...

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 ...

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 ...

Seeking help from Santa’s kitchen elves?

Are the holidays making you hungry? You need to fuel up before making that list and checking it twice, and area restaurants and businesses are ready to help. Whether calling in an ...

Wal-Mart offers nothing new

Some people in Auburn want a Wal-Mart. Well, I don’t! Wal-Mart will kill small businesses in Auburn and put people out of jobs. The items that are in Wal-Mart are everything we ...

Lack of crosswalks an accident-to-be

Quartz Avenue between the Target store and the Safeway shopping center in North Auburn is about six traffic lanes wide and yet there are no crosswalks north of Bell Road between th ...

Understanding freedom

Dear Larry Smith (Reader Input, Dec. 17): Yes, I would want my health care provided by Donald Trump or General Motors (no, wait, they are now a government agency) or AIG or Hallib ...