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Walmart store demonstration planned for North Auburn

An Auburn group concerned with issues surrounding Walmart locating off Highway 49 near Luther Road is to take their message to the street Saturday. The Alliance for the Protection ...

Wal-Mart says dioxin concern by Auburn group is delay tactic

AUBURN CA - Wal-Mart attorneys are blasting an Auburn activist group?s attempts to reopen Placer County?s environmental process on the North Auburn project as error-filled and obst ...

Montgomery looking into group's Walmart North Auburn site concerns

AUBURN CA - With the state asking Wal-Mart to do soil sampling for cancer-causing dioxins at its North Auburn site and a community group calling for new environmental studies, Plac ...

Wal-Mart appeal remains in state Appeals Court hands

Wal-Mart appeal remains in state Appeals Court hands A court case by a neighborhood group opposing Wal-Mart’s plans to build a 155,000 -square-foot store in North Auburn conti ...

Costco back in Auburn?

Placer County supervisors are poised to make their first move toward what could eventually lead to construction of a Costco store on county-owned land in North Auburn. The Board o ...

Wal-Mart sets up Auburn website

In its first move into the Auburn marketplace after buying an 18-acre site near Luther Road and Highway 49 last December, Wal-Mart has launched a local website. Auburnwalmart.com ...

North Auburn Wal-mart foes’ late lawsuit still alive

A neighborhood group opposing locating a Wal-Mart-Costco-type store on one of the last large undeveloped properties along Highway 49 is likely to appeal after all. Superior Court ...

Supes deny North Auburn Wal-Mart/Costco appeal by opponents

Placer County supervisors gave their support today to the controversial Bohemia development, clearing the way for a court battle over a possible Costco or Wal-Mart in North Auburn. ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

Tea Party organizer Steve Cavolt helps give voice to “silent majority”

Auburn’s Steve Cavolt is seeing red these days, and plenty of it. Not only is he fed up with politicians he says aren’t listening to the people who elected them. But he’s a ...