Wal-Mart

Reader input: Welcome new superstores

We have read in the newspaper about the possibility of a new Costco being built in Auburn. That’s great. We’re going to have extra cars on the streets, but also new job ...

Reader Input: Wal-Mart saved his VHS images

Human nature being what it is, we can look for the positives in all things or if we are so inclined discriminate much of the world that surrounds us to be negative. How many nega ...

Reader Input: Is name change in 49’s future?

We have opened the floodgates! First it was Costco, now it’s Wal-Mart. I wonder how all the small business owners are going to feel, being squeezed in by these corporate mo ...

Placer County waits for Wal-Mart move on North Auburn site

With Costco preparing environmental studies on a North Auburn site, the other large retailer eyeing a local store has yet to make a major move to build. Gerry Haas, Placer County ...

North Auburn Walmart soil tests start

A new round of soil testing has started at a North Auburn site targeted for Walmart store development. And a Wal-Mart Stores Inc. spokeswoman said Wednesday that the retailing gia ...

Reader Input: Public pays for worker benefits

Jake Federwisch wrote a letter defending Wal-Mart as a model employer (“Walmart is positive for communities,” Reader Input, June 2). Unfortunately, many of his statem ...

Reader Input: If you want a Wal-Mart, move

Auburn is a quiet, simple town, away from big cities. We already have several “big box” stores, yet many people feel we also need a Wal-Mart here in Auburn, so they can ...

Wal-Mart pleads guilty for California hazardous waste

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will pay $81.6 million after pleading guilty on Tuesday to criminal charges of improperly disposing of fertilizer, pesticides and ...

High gas prices a boom for biz?

Are gas prices a boom for Think Auburn First — a bust for Auburn Wal-Mart haters? “Shop Rollback savings on everyday low prices for the items you need” — except local gas a ...

Welcome to Wal-Mart for sewing needs

Are you aware that a person who sews can buy a spool of thread in the Auburn area, as long as it is black or white? Home Depot slipped into the Auburn area – we lost some hardw ...