Noon Hour Update: Auburn business burglarized; group arrested for robberies; American River Music Festival and Media Life

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: One local business has been the victim of theft again after thieves cut through a fence overnight to steal equipment. Reporter Gus Thomson will have a story on the theft. In Gus’ Media Life column he’ll clue you in to where you can find your favorite high school and pro football teams on the air.

Reporter Amber Marra is writing a story on a group of people arrested for several robberies in the county Wednesday night. Amber will also be looking into the claims that the Newcastle Fire Department’s current facility is not condemned.

In Arts & Entertainment, Journal Features Editor Krissi Khokhobashvili will have a preview on the upcoming American River Music Festival.

What’s your fair favorite?: Ready for the Gold Country Fair? What is your favorite part about it? Take our poll on the lower half of our homepage next to sports.

What you’re talking about: Our stories about Bob Snyder resigning from the Auburn Planning Commission, eight men being arrested for an assault weapons conspiracy and the Moonlight Fire ruling all have readers sharing their thoughts today. Read these stories and weigh in.  

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