Wal-Mart

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 ...

Wal-Mart makes key move to start North Auburn build

A corner of two major North Auburn streets is going big. While a key step in its North Auburn store construction plans was being made Friday by Wal-Mart Stores, work was progressi ...

Reader Input: Ditch asbestos-riddled buildings for new

I’m a fourth-generation resident of Auburn, so I have not been implanted here from L.A. or the Bay Area to make a small town something it isn’t. I also believe in pro ...

Reader Input: Supervisors: Heed my call

Dear (Placer County) Supervisors: I hope you all are reading this. We do not want Wal-Mart or Costco in Auburn. But if you all want them here, then get off your lazy butts, a ...

Reader Input: Supes must weigh Walmart site findings

I am deeply concerned about the findings of the soil testing done on the proposed Walmart site (“Soil questions answered, Wal-Mart ready to build in North Auburn,” Jour ...

Reader Input: Supervisors ignoring site safety data

Last week Wal-Mart indicated it was ready to move forward with building after the results of soil testing on its site were reported by the Department of Toxic Substance Control (&l ...

Soil questions answered, Wal-Mart ready to build in North Auburn

With lab tests back indicating soil clean enough on a North Auburn site to build on, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is poised to start construction early next year. California Department of ...