Noon Hour Update: PG&E goes underground, Roseville mom arraigned, Placer County CEO hiring and Auburn City Council

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 Tuesday edition.

Mother to appear in court: Roseville's Denise Wilder is expected to make a court appearance today in the alleged killing of her 2-year-old daughter, McKinley Wilder. Denise Wilder has been arrested on suspicion of homicide and child endangerment. Check back later today for an update on her appearance.

What we're working on: Reporter Gus Thomson is back from vacation last week and he'll be covering Pacific Gas & Electric's work on putting its power lines underground in the Meadow Vista area.
Along with that story Gus will also be looking into the progress of the hiring process for Placer County's next CEO.

Reporter Sara Seyydin will head to the Auburn City Council chambers tonight. One highlight on the agenda includes what to do with more than $12,000 that was raised by Bike Auburn to promote the Amgen Tour of California last year.

Have a hoppy Monday: Want to see the little ones hunting for Easter eggs one more time? Click here to see our photo gallery from a hunt this past weekend.

What you're talking about: Our story from over the weekend about water meters being removed has received plenty of reader response. To read that story and share your thoughts, click here. In Opinion, the letter to the editor, "Prove reader wrong, get $100" is one of our most read so far today, as is "Vote out Obama." Click on these letters and others and share your views.

Tax deadline creeps closer: Have your taxes done? Does the April 17 deadline help? Do you expect to pay, or are you waiting for a refund? Share your tax stories with us below, or email us at

What's happening in your area?: Have news going on where you are? Let us know, email us photos or information