Noon Hour Update: Patrolling Folsom Lake; police head to clinic; sports costs; AgFocus and fraud sentencing
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 Sunday edition and online.
Police called to clinic: Reporter Gus Thomson is working on a story about local law enforcement being called to a local clinic. Check back later for more details on what happened.
What we're working on: With the warm weather and the official start of summer on the way, heading out to the water, specifically Folsom Lake, will be a prime activity for many. Reporter Sara Seyydin rides along with the law enforcement that makes sure your stay is safe. Read her report and see the photos of a day in the life of law enforcement at Folsom Lake.
What is it costing you to have your little ones in sports? Too much? Sara is looking into this topic as well and will have a report on the costs.
Reporter Gus Thomson will have a preview on the sentencing of Brian Jagger, the former political aide charged with fraud in connection with more than $20,000 in missing funds from three Placer County election campaigns.
Gus will also have a preview on the upcoming Placer County Board of Supervisors meeting, which will be held Tuesday.
Journal Features Editor Krissi Khokhobashvili brings us another AgFocus, this time on Twin Peaks Orchards in Newcastle. One of the farm's specialties? Peaches.
In sports, Editor Todd Mordhorst will have a feature on the Auburn Cats, and new baseball team in town playing in a wooden bat league. Also, see Todd's outdoors story on rafting a new section of the American River and see his video here.
In the News: Journal City/Multimedia Editor Andrew DiLuccia sits down with Anne Brown, program coordinator of Running School, to talk about how parents can keep their kids fit. See Auburn Journal Newsmakers Sunday.
What you're talking about: Our story on a possible food co-op in Auburn has readers discussing the possibility. Read that story here and share your thoughts.
In Opinion several Letters to the Editor are receiving reader responses, including "When will Auburn get its Walmart?" and "Negativity sickens reader." Read these letters and more and share your opinions.
Who's the best?: The Auburn Journal Sports Department is picking its male and female athletes of the year, but first it wants to hear from you. This week we are asking fans who they think should be the female athlete of the year in our online poll. Click here and go to the lower half of our homepage and take the poll next to our sports section and let us know who your pick is. Get your votes in for the female athlete today as the poll closes at 5 p.m.
What's happening in your area?: Have news going on where you are? Let us know, email us photos or information at firstname.lastname@example.org.