Noon Hour Update: Giving season in Auburn; dispensary lawsuit against city; weather coverage and city council

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 Sunday print and online editions.

What we’re working on:  We’ve entered the holiday season of giving, and Auburn is no stranger to chipping in and helping out the less fortunate. Reporter Gus Thomson will have a feature on Placer High students who are making cradles and toy trucks for children for the Christmas Basket program. Gus will also continue covering the wet weather that is currently saturating the Sierra foothills. Also, look for a preview of the upcoming Placer County Board of Supervisors.

Reporter Jon Schultz is still working on his story on a local business that was partially operating as a marijuana dispensary that is now suing the City of Auburn for revoking its business license. Jon will also be looking into the city’s road overlay program and will have a preview on next week’s city council meeting.

What you’re talking about:  Our story on the lifetime ban of the caregiver that served the mushroom gravy that killed four people at an elder care facility in Loomis has several comments so far Friday, as does our story on the homeless man who died after being struck by a vehicle. Read these stories and more and share your opinions.

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