Noon Hour Update: California Welcome Center moves; fire fees; free yoga and Auburn Journal Newsmakers

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 Gus Thomson is covering the move of the California Welcome Center to a new home here in Auburn. Gus also has an ear out for the possible naming of a new Placer County CEO today, as well as focusing in on election fundraising.

Reporter Sara Seyydin is looking into living conditions at a local mobile home park here in Auburn and how it's affecting residents.
Sara will also be focusing in on more fire fee coverage and what local residents are thinking about it.

Journal Features Editor Krissi Khokhobashvili will have a story in Lifestyle on free and donation-based yoga classes.

New Newsmakers: Another installment of Auburn Journal Newsmakers will be available here Sunday. This week we sit down with Auburn Union School District Superintendent Michele Schuetz and ask her about here district's decision to open a charter school.

What you're talking about: In Opinion, health care is a hot topic as many have weighed in on the letter "Health care a humane offering." It's out most read letter so far today. Measure A is also a topic generating discussion as well. Read the letters "Measure A spells trouble" and "Proposed charter needs clarification." Read these letters and more and share your thoughts.

Have storm photos?: Any interesting picks from today's storms? Any trees down or overflowing creeks and streams? Send us your photos at

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