NOON HOUR UPDATE: Advocates for mentally ill host fundraiser; Horizon Charter Schools reviews financial audit and Auburn Symphony at Mondavi Center

What’s happening and what we’re working on
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Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’re working on for our Friday edition.

What we’re working on: Reporter Andrew Westrope profiles Advocates of Mentally Ill Housing, Inc. – who is having its first-ever fundraiser next month, which also happens to be Mental Health Awareness Month.

In his weekly installment of Media Life, Reporter Gus Thomson writes about the resurrection of Newcastle music venue Constable Jack’s, although under a new name and new ownership group.  Gus will also report on how Union Pacific’s decision on double tracking looks to be set back for another roundtrip on the Auburn-Sacramento passenger rail route.  

Horizon Charter Schools is scheduled to review its financial audit at its board meeting tonight. Reporter Jon Schultz will be attending the meeting and will have a story on the meeting and the audit.

In Arts & Entertainment, Features Editor Paul Cambra will preview the Auburn Symphony’s Sunday performance at the Mondavi Center in Davis. 

In Sports, Bear River High School is hosting a fundraising dinner on April 20, where the school will induct its third Hall of Fame class.

What you’re talking about: Our story on applications being accepted for Auburn’s community gardens and our piece on the state saying Auburn erred in the transfer of $1.2 million in redevelopment funds has readers weighing in with their comments. Read these stories and more and share your views. 

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