Wal-Mart

Reader Input: Will Auburn Smart & Final be splendid?

About six months ago a friend took me to RC Willey in Roseville, off Blue Oaks exit and wow —  I thought I was entering a Las Vegas casino (no box store here). The entra ...

Reader Input: Would prefer to shop in Auburn

In response to Karen Wyatt’s May 26 letter, (“Box stores not that far away”): Do you live on the corner of Interstate 80 and Nevada Street? Then your time-frame ...

Reader Input: Restrict businesses, harm economy

My comments are two-fold, first to encourage the naysayers regarding the new Costco store, or the Wal-Mart store, or any other new establishment coming to Auburn. I have lived in ...

Reader Input: Does Roseville move await?

Mr. Robert M. King: I would invite you to spend your dollars locally. This is actually much easier than you might imagine. Since I do not have access to your shopping list, this ...

Reader Input: Like water, Auburn dollars travel downhill

Well, today is the day I go shopping for the week. Let’s see, first I will run over to Costco, to do my grocery shopping and there will be some other neat items to look at ...

Reader Input: Have no desire to be annexed

So, Costco’s out — Wal-Mart is in. The city is suing the county to keep Costco out. (Auburn Mayor) Keith Nesbitt says they are not against Costco but they are against ...

North Auburn Wal-Mart still a go as Costco falters

With Costco taking its plans for a site in North Auburn off the table, what now Wal-Mart? According to both the Arkansas corporate giant and Placer County, a 155,000-square-foot s ...

Cool woman sues over ‘bad’ caramel apple

A Cool woman who survived a potentially deadly listeria infection after eating a caramel apple is suing a Bakersfield processor and Wal-Mart. According to court records obtained b ...

Reader Input: Thinking small harms Auburn

I believe it is time that the city fathers wake up to the fact that Auburn is no longer a small town nor a community that can hold back progress. Years ago when there were folks wh ...

Reader Input: Why can’t we fund libraries?

I was disappointed to read about the proposed closure of the Meadow Vista library (“Meadow Vista library targeted for closure,” Journal, Jan. 15). As a kid, I loved get ...

Reader Input: Backlash if Costco quits

A couple of years back Costco was in the lead for getting a building site at Luther and Highway 49, but backed away when suits against the county were threatened. Wal-Mart ultima ...

Reader Input: Supes see only dollar signs

Shame on our supervisors, four of them at least, who would obviously sell their mothers for a tax dollar to protect a great community resource. Cheers to Scott Holbrook who broug ...

Reader Input: Jumping for joy that Costco’s coming

Thank you to the (Placer County) Board of Supervisors for getting things started for Costco. I am thrilled that Costco will be coming to town. In my 46 years of living in Auburn ...

Reader Input: Supes bow to big corporations

Paul McDaniel’s letter today regarding the Placer County Board of Supervisors was spot on (“Deny supervisors that raise they requested,” Reader Input, July 16). ...

Mixed business impacts stir debate over North Auburn Costco

  A North Auburn bakery has an uncertain future as it prepares to leave the Placer County-owned building it has prepared desserts and breads out of for more than three decade ...