Noon Hour Update: Charter city opponents surface, local company hiring

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 edition.

What we're working on:
Reporter Gus Thomson is taking a look at the latest employment figures released for the month. He’s headed over to Ceronix, Inc. in Auburn, which reports they are hiring.
Gus is also waiting for an update from the California Highway Patrol about what investigators are looking for following a hit-and-run incident that killed a tow truck driver on Interstate 80 in Auburn this week.
Reporter Sara Seyydin is interviewing local opponents and proponents of the city’s charter city proposal. She’s also working on a story about recent scam phone calls residents have received. Had a suspicious call lately? Let her know about it. Reach Sara at or (530) 852-0244.

Features Editor Krissi Khokhobashvili will feature local youth swimmers in Auburn Recreation District’s programs in Sunday Lifestyle. 



What you're talking about: The story ‘Reproductive Justice’ forum attracts large crowd at Sierra College has drawn some views and comments.
In Opinion, the letters "Attorney lining his pockets" and "Who benefits from ADA lawsuits?" are our most read letters so far today. Share your opinions on these letters and others in Opinion.

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