Noon Hour Update: More meteors found in the foothills; sentencing delayed for campaign aide and ADA lawsuits hit Foresthill
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.
Check out our Monday online content: Today is the first day of our online-only content. Check out today's lead stories: "Sierra College students aim to raise supplies, clothing for E.V. Cain," "Placer supes agree to drop agricultural event fee waiver," "Have charter city questions?" and "City Councilman goes to Washington, D.C."
What we're working on: Chunks of rocks from the sky continue to be found in the foothill area. Reporter Gus Thomson will have a story on a local boy who recently found pieces of a meteor.
Along with his meteor story, Gus will be reporting on another sentencing delay for Brian Jagger, the former Placer County campaign aide who pleaded guilty to a wire-fraud charge related to missing election funds.
More Americans with Disabilities Act lawsuits have been issued in the foothills, this time in Foresthill. Reporter Sara Seyydin will be heading out to the community and talking to local businesses about it.
Sara will also be letting you know why there are protesters out on Highway 49 today.
Hit the rodeo this past weekend?: Share your photos with us from the Auburn Wild West Stampede by emailing your pictures to firstname.lastname@example.org. See some photos from this weekend's event here.
What you're talking about: In Opinion, several letters from the weekend have received plenty of views, and their fair share of comments. The letters "Give our libraries more than pittance," "Charter city didn't fly in the '80s" and "She sides with independents" have all been well viewed and commented on. Read these and share your opinions. Our story, "Higher Foresthill Bridge barriers poised for installation" has been one of our most read so far today, as has "Half-cat mutilation investigated in Lake of the Pines." Read these stories and share your thoughts.
What's happening in your area?: Have news going on where you are? Let us know, email us photos or information email@example.com.