Noon Hour Update: New CEO, eat like a caveman and Barbera Throwdown

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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 Wednesday edition and online.

What we're working on: Gus Thomson will have more information about David Boesch, the new Placer County CEO. Read the breaking news item here.

Learn more about the Paleo Diet tomorrow, when Justin Lawson will have a feature story on the diet that teaches people to eat the way our ancestors did.

Sara Seyydin will have an update on Auburn's budget tomorrow, and in Food & Wine Krissi Khokhobashvili offers a preview of the "Barbera Throwdown" at 3 Vigne Saturday. Three winemakers will face off at the event, pitting their 2009 barberas against each other in a blind taste test. The wines were made from grapes picked from the same vineyard at the same time.

What you're talking about: In Opinion, Letters to the Editor "Frieborn cares deeply about animals" and "Support small, local business" have garnered lots of page views. 

Our readers today are most interested in "Raley's, union in contract standoff" and our video coverage of Maestro Peter Jaffe's reception at the State Theater yesterday.
Online readers are also interested in the news story “Auburn resident sues for council member’s emails.” 

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