Noon Hour Update: Foresthill property on the auction block; county's biggest tax debtors and Western States runners

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 Tuesday edition.

What we're working on: A large piece of property that contains timberland in Foresthill has been up for auction. Reporter Gus Thomson will have an update on where the process stands for this multi-million dollar property.

Who are the biggest debtors in Placer County that have outstanding tax bills owed to the government? Find out as reporter Sara Seyydin looks into who owes what.

In sports, Editor Todd Mordhorst will continue his series of profiles on runners getting ready to take on the challenge of the Western States Endurance Run. For Tuesday, learn about Elke Truscott. For more Western State profiles, click here.

What you're talking about: Some of our stories from the weekend have prompted discussion among our readers. Check out the pieces "Construction lags behind Placer, regional job-creation trend in May" and "Opponents of Measure B fire back with petition" and share your thoughts about these topics.
In our Opinion section, several letters from the weekend have prompted debate. Check out "Let Auburn begin anew," "Reasons to doubt diet," and "Winery centers are a disaster recipe" and weigh in.

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