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Organizers say rally questioning Auburn Wal-Mart site a success

AUBURN CA - Organizers of a rally questioning North Auburn Walmart plans say support was more than expected. But Wal-Mart Stores, which intends to build at an 18-acre site near Lut ...

Walmart store demonstration planned for North Auburn

An Auburn group concerned with issues surrounding Walmart locating off Highway 49 near Luther Road is to take their message to the street Saturday. The Alliance for the Protection ...

Wal-Mart says dioxin concern by Auburn group is delay tactic

AUBURN CA - Wal-Mart attorneys are blasting an Auburn activist group?s attempts to reopen Placer County?s environmental process on the North Auburn project as error-filled and obst ...

Costco, Conkey, Placer County team on Auburn site

Placer County supervisors struck a deal with a Roseville developer Tuesday that could woo and win Costco as a tenant on county-owned land in North Auburn. Jim Conkey Real Estate D ...

Wal-Mart moving ahead with Placer County on North Auburn store design

Wal-Mart’s plans for a store on property it bought last December in North Auburn are moving forward, with preliminary design work nearing completion. Meanwhile, backers of a cou ...

Auburn group's Wal-Mart appeal remains in legal limbo

A neighborhood group opposing a Wal-Mart on one of the last large undeveloped properties along Highway 49 is continuing with its appeal process challenging a judge’s decision. T ...

Appeal proceeds against Wal-Mart project

The Alliance for the Protection of the Auburn Community has made it official. It has filed its notice of appeal with the Placer County Superior Court over a judge’s decision to ...

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 ...

North Auburn Wal-mart foes’ late lawsuit still alive

A neighborhood group opposing locating a Wal-Mart-Costco-type store on one of the last large undeveloped properties along Highway 49 is likely to appeal after all. Superior Court ...

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 ...