Noon Hour Update: Auburn assault victim speaks, home buying surprises and logos around town

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 Weekend editions.

What we're working on: Reporter Sara Seyydin will be following up on the story of a female process server who was assaulted Wednesday when trying to serve an eviction notice. Today the victim speaks to the media.
Sara will also have an advance of what the Auburn City Council will be talking about at its next meeting scheduled for Monday.

The home buying process can be fraught with challenges. One local Auburn homebuyer came across problem he wasn't expecting recently. City/Multimedia Editor Andrew DiLuccia will have his story and what you can do to prepare for this expense.

Journal Features Editor Krissi Khokhobashvili will have a feature on Lhamo Tso, who is coming to Auburn to raise awareness of her husband's imprisonment in China for a documentary he made that was critical of the Chinese government. Tso will be speaking at the Auburn Library at 7 p.m., Tuesday April 10. The documentary will also be screened.

What's in a logo? The Journal's Paul Cambra looks into the logos around Auburn, telling us what they mean and where they came from.

Talking news: This weekend we are launching the first installment of our new Web series, Newsmakers, where we sit down with people connected to the local issues and stories you're reading and talking about. Visit Sunday to see discussion with Daniel Berlant of Cal Fire.

What you're talking about: The story about the Auburn man allegedly assaulting a female process servers and drawn in readers and caused them to comment. Read that story here. In Opinion, the letter "Cut local merchants a break with cash" is our most read so far today and its sparking discussion. The topic of health care is also another well read and commented topic. Read the letter "Nation needs health care plan" and share your thoughts.

What's happening in your area?: Have news going on where you are? Let us know, email us photos or information at