Noon Hour Update: Auburn City Council roundup; Our Lady of Guadalupe; Orchard apartment development hearing and high school basketball

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.

What we’re working on:  The Auburn City Council convened on Monday night and swore in new members and re-elected its mayor. Reporter Jon Schultz will have a roundup of the events. Jon will also have a preview on the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe celebration set to take place here in Auburn.

Reporter Gus Thomson is at the Placer County Board of Supervisors today as they hold a hearing on the Orchard apartment development in Penryn and will have a story on what decision the board makes.

In Sports, look for coverage of local high school basketball, including Placer High and Colfax results from Tuesday night’s contests.  

What you’re talking about: In our Letters to the Editor section, readers have weighed in on several letter writers’ opinions. Some of those letters include, “Journal should be ashamed,” “Students benefit by learning of beliefs,” and “Grand oak truly missed.” Read these letters and more and share your opinions.  

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