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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 ...

Anti-Wal-Mart group sets table for supes showdown over North Auburn store

The stage is set for a Board of Supervisors showdown on a Wal-Mart-Costco-type store in North Auburn. APACE (Alliance for Protection of our Auburn Community Environment), a group ...

Planning Commission says ‘yes’ to North Auburn Wal-Mart-Costco-type store

A Wal-Mart-Costco-type store in North Auburn won approval today from the Placer County Planning Commission. But opponents of Roseville developer Jim Conkey’s plans for a 155,000 ...

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 ...

MAC attack: North Auburn panel ready to consider Wal-Mart, Costco plans

The debate over a Wal-Mart-Costco-type store in North Auburn is set to heat up again at a public hearing Tuesday. The North Auburn Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) will hold a spe ...

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 ...

New group forms to stop what they believe will be a Wal-Mart at Auburn site

A new group has formed to fight what members believe will be a Wal-Mart on a much-debated North Auburn parcel owned by Roseville developer Jim Conkey. Lee Lively, secretary-treasu ...

North Auburn Costco/Wal-Mart developer scraps Canal Street access plan

The developer of a Costco- or Wal-Mart-type store in North Auburn has tossed nearby residents a giant olive branch. Bohemia Properties developer Jim Conkey has abandoned his initi ...

North Auburn Costco/Wal-Mart battle heats up after pro-Bohemia ads run

Full-page newspaper ads arguing in favor of a Costco- or Wal-Mart-type store at the vacant Bohemia site in North Auburn are firing up opponents. Some neighbors are upset over stat ...

Foes of North Auburn Costco plans go on offensive at Planning Commission

Could an 18-acre parcel targeted as a Costco or Wal-Mart be turned instead into a park? That was one of the suggestions today as potential neighbors of the development proposal in ...

Placer County planning panel to get earful on possible North Auburn Costco, Wal-Mart

With battle lines drawn over access along Canal Street, friends and foes of plans for developing an 18.6-acre North Auburn site as a possible Wal-Mart or Costco get their say Thurs ...

Emotions run high at North Auburn meeting on Costco-Wal-Mart-type big box store

If they weren’t apparent already, the battle lines were crisply drawn Wednesday at a meeting between nearby residents and the developer of a proposed Costco-Wal-Mart-type big-box ...

North Auburn big-box store developer to meet with homeowners near project

The drive for Placer County approval to build a Costco- or Wal-Mart-style big-box store in North Auburn continues next week with the developer scheduling a town-hall-style informat ...