Noon Hour Update: Another BASE jumper caught in tree in Auburn; ADA upgrades at ARD and Auburn City Council candidate forum

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 Wednesday edition.

Thrill-seeker snagged in tree: A BASE jumper who took the 730-foot plunge from the Foresthill Bridge Monday night was arrested after he got snagged in a tree and was subsequently rescued. Read our latest report here.

What we're working on: Reporter Gus Thomson will continue coverage of the BASE jumper who was caught in a tree Monday night. He will also have his story on the beginning of the deer hunt season here in the Placer County area.

The Auburn Area Recreation and Parks District is embarking on a long-term project to make Americans with Disabilities Act improvements throughout its facilities. Reporter Amber Marra will have a piece on how the district is going ahead with its upgrades.

Amber will also have a profile on those running for seats on the Newcastle fire board in November's election.

The three candidates for Auburn City Council answered questions Tuesday morning at the Meddlers meeting held in the Rose Room at city hall. Reporter Jon Schultz was there and will have a story on what was discussed.

In Food & Wine, Jon will have a story on the upcoming Auburn Rotary Barbecue.

What you're talking about: Our piece on school enrollment numbers in the area has readers sharing their opinions, as does our story today about the BASE jumper being caught in a tree. Our story on the Black & White Affaire also has people sharing their views. Read these stories and more and weigh in on the topics.

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