Noon Hour Update: Investigating President Obama; State of the Community; business fair and Placer County Fairgrounds on the move?
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 Wednesday edition.
What we're working on: Reporter Sara Seyydin is covering the story about a local group of concerned citizens who are asking Placer County Sheriff Ed Bonner to investigate the legitimacy of President Barack Obama's citizenship. She'll have local reaction about this investigation and comments from the sheriff.
Sara will also continue our Auburn State of the Community series, highlighting the city employee award winner for this Friday's dinner. Read our story about this year's agriculture award winner here.
Reporter Gus Thomson was at the Placer County Board of Supervisors meeting today where the supervisors discussed the possibility of moving the Placer County Fairgrounds in Roseville to another county community. He'll have a story on the fair move talk.
Gus will also be following up on the rafting death from over the weekend as more details are becoming available.
In business, reporter Gloria Young will have a story on the Foresthill Business Showcase being put on this weekend by the Foresthill Chamber of Commerce. More than 30 businesses will be on hand from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
What you're talking about: In Opinion, several letters have garnered views and opinions. The letter to the editor "Contagion may strike again" is our most read so far today and it's received some opinions. Measure A talk continues with the letter to the editor "May decorum prevail à la Measure A." Read these letters and more and share your views.
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