NOON HOUR UPDATE: Locals attend town hall on immigration; Bell Garden Apartments in North Auburn and local athletes honored
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: More than 700 community members, including those from Auburn, will be taking part in a town hall meeting discussing immigration reform. Reporter Andrew Westrope will be traveling with the Auburn group and will cover the event at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Sacramento. The community members plan to speak to congressional representatives about a pathway to citizenship.
The issue of the low income Bell Garden Apartments in North Auburn is coming up again, with a possible decision being made as to what will happen to the property. Reporter Gus Thomson has been following this story and will have an update.
In Sports, read our feature on Stone Sander and Isaac Brahce of Placer High School earning awards for their football prowess, scholastic abilities and community service.
What you’re talking about: Several of the Journal’s stories have online readers commenting today. Some of our most commented so far include our piece on the dog attack on a horse in a shopping center, our story on distracted driving enforcement and our piece on the “Kiss-in” scheduled for the Roseville Galleria. Read these stories and more and share your views.