Noon Hour Update: New county CEO has first meeting; Sierra College helps vets and mystery shopper scam

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 Wednesday edition.

What we're working on: Placer County's new Executive Officer, David Boesch, takes part in his first Board of Supervisors meeting today. Reporter Gus Thomson will have a story on the CEO's first meeting as well as county business, which includes an update on state Assembly Bill 109, which has prompted the realignment in the public safety area, and an update on the South Placer Adult Correctional Facility that is under construction in Roseville.

Sierra College in Rocklin is working to help veterans reach their higher education goals. Reporter Sara Seyydin will have a piece on what the college is doing to help vets.
The Measure A charter city topic continues as Sara updates us on the counter lawsuit against the city over expenditures in regard to the measure.

Those interested in becoming a mystery shopper beware. Journal Correspondent Kylea Scott will have a story on one woman's account of how she was almost scammed while attempting to become a mystery shopper.

What you're talking about: An Auburn waitress scratching her way to a $250,000 jackpot has prompted plenty of comments so far today. Read the story "Auburn waitress scratches and wins $250,000" and share your thoughts.
Our story on the fundraiser held in the honor of newly retired Colfax High School teacher Steve Trombetta has many former students sharing their thoughts on the piece, "New scholarship created to honor match teacher." Read this story and share your opinions, too.
Some of our Letters to the Editor in Opinion have sparked debate today. Our most read letter so far, "Name-calling reflects badly," has several readers sharing their thoughts. The topic of shopping locally has more of our readers weighing in. The letter, "Shoppers need added choices" addresses more stores in Auburn, such as Wal-Mart. Read the letter and share your view.

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