steve cavolt

North Auburn Wal-Mart court fight back with a vengeance

The revelation this week that Wal-Mart has bought a controversial site for a store in North Auburn is galvanizing opposition into action. The retailing giant bought the 18.5-acre ...

Supervisor: North Auburn Wal-Mart a disappointment

He voted in favor of the Bohemia project in September but Auburn-area Supervisor Jim Holmes said Wednesday that he’s disappointed to learn that Wal-Mart has bought the North Aubu ...

It’s Wal-Mart, not Costco: North Auburn development battleground sold to retailing giant

It’s a Wal-Mart, after all. In an end-game that an opponent of a big-box store on North Auburn’s 18.5-acre site said Monday was disappointing but not unexpected, Bohemia Prope ...

Chilling effect of Arizona shootings drifting to Auburn, Placer County?

Will Saturday’s assassination attempt and slaying of six in Arizona have a chilling effect on the way politics plays out in Placer County? U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Roseville, ...

Placer supes’ North Auburn Wal-Mart/Costco approval goes to court

The dispute over a Wal-Mart-Costco development in North Auburn has now reached the courts. The 18.6-acre site near Luther Road and Highway 49 was approved for development Sept. 28 ...

Heated Wal-Mart/Costco debate goes to Placer County supes Tuesday

The heated debate that has followed plans for a 155,000-square-foot Wal-Mart-Costco-type supercenter in North Auburn reaches the Placer County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. And ...

North Auburn Wal-Mart, Costco targeted for late-September appeal with Placer supes

Sept. 28 is targeted as the date for a Placer County Board of Supervisors showdown on a possible Wal-Mart or Costco in North Auburn. While the time is still tentative, the appeal h ...

Costco-Wal-Mart plans win Placer County staff backing

Plans for a Costco-Wal-Mart-type store in North Auburn are going before the Placer County Planning Commission Thursday with support from the Planning Department. For developer Jim ...

Bohemia project wins support

Plans for a Wal-Mart-Costco-type store in North Auburn are on their way to the Placer County Planning Commission with the blessing of the North Auburn Municipal Advisory Council. T ...

North Auburn big-box showdown slated for July

The wait for a Placer County Planning Commission showdown over a big-box Wal-Mart or Costco-type store off Highway 49 in North Auburn will have to wait a little longer. The Planni ...