Noon Hour Update: Election 2012; Auburn City Council race; is Raley’s strike affecting local businesses?; PCWA race and Newcastle Fire Protection District

What’s happening and what we’re working on
By: Staff Report
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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 Thursday edition.

What we’re working on: The race for Auburn City Council continues to be a close one with Gary Moffat and Keith Nesbitt being separated by just a couple of votes. Reporter Jon Schultz is working on a follow-up to last night’s election and where the results stand today in regard to the city council race.

The follow-up to last night’s presidential election continues as Reporter Gus Thomson gets more reaction and results for the Division 5 race for the Placer County Water Agency board.  Gus is also looking into how the Raley’s supermarket strike is affecting other businesses that surround the store off Lincoln Way.

A new board is taking shape in the Newcastle Fire Protection District after Tuesday’s results. Reporter Amber Marra is writing on the race and the winners. Amber is also working on getting reaction from local educators in regard to the passage of Prop 30, the measure that boosts taxes to help education.

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