VIRGINIA DIFFENBAUGH

Reader Input: Shoppers will take their business down the hill

It is really sad that Costco has pulled out of the agreement but you can’t blame them (“Costco terminates option on North Auburn store site,” Journal, Feb. 11). ...

Costco terminates option on North Auburn store site

Costco has opted out of its option to develop a store on a North Auburn parcel owned by Placer County. The Issaquah, Wash.-based retail giant had been working for almost two years ...

Reader Input: Costco wins by default

Yes, Virginia (Diffenbaugh), there is a Santa Claus (“Shame on the board of supes,” Reader Input, Dec. 11). But, he’s not Jim Holmes or any of the other people ...

Reader Input: Shame on the board of supes

While of public interest, this is especially to Jim Holmes and the rest of the (Placer County Board of) supervisors: You should all be ashamed of yourselves for the way you have ...

Reader input: A better spot for memorial

A Veterans Memorial is planned for the city-owned Auburn airport. I have always been in favor of one as eight family members were World War II veterans, including my late husband ...

Reader input: A better spot for memorial

A Veterans Memorial is planned for the city-owned Auburn airport. I have always been in favor of one as eight family members were World War II veterans, including my late husband ...

Reader input: Costco deal already done

Costco deal already done The Auburn Journal headline on July 10, 2014 said  “Costco could displace Placer buildings.” The article goes on to say the county super ...

Reader Input: Will supes heed people’s will?

I have a file of 39 letters to the editor that I have clipped from the Auburn Journal against Costco locating at DeWitt. I found only two in favor. Since I quit clipping, there hav ...

Reader Input: Eminent domain for private gain

Thanks to Virginia Diffenbaugh for her detailed letter in support of the present and historical DeWitt Center (“Don’t blow it at DeWitt Center,” Reader Input, Mar ...

Reader Input: Don’t blow it at DeWitt Center

"The love of money is the root of all evil.” This fits the situation with Costco who has proposed paying the county only $325 a year rent for 16 acres. What a joke! I th ...

Reader Input: DeWitt to be used for public good

Placer County supervisors accepted possession of the DeWitt property via resolution No. 72-392 on June 27, 1972, agreeing DeWitt would revert to the state of California if it cease ...

Reader Input: Senior building really just 31

In a recent issue of the Journal, Eric Hill, board president, Auburn Senior Center, claims the “current senior center is 70 years old and resides in government constructed bu ...

Reader input: Pull together to beat Costco

Thank you, Gus Thomson, for revealing what the (Placer County Board of) Supervisors, Jim Conkey and Costco were cooking up behind our backs (“North Auburn Costco could force ...

Post office stole her stamp

Has this happened to you? I had a $1 uncancelled stamp on an envelope I couldn’t use, so I carefully cut it out and glued it to a larger one. My son took it to the Auburn post of ...

Is Shockley our big worry?

Here we go again. ARD Director Scott Holbrook would like a court to decide that the park does not have to be named after William Shockley. Is ARD so flush with money that they can ...