Noon Hour Update: Placer High Hall of Fame; city clerk race; PG&E Q&A and Symphony in the Park

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 Friday edition.

What we’re working on: Placer High School will soon be inducting a new class into its Hall of Fame. Reporter Amber Marra will let us know who’s in the class and what their thoughts are on being on honored. Amber will also have a story on who’s running for the office of city clerk in November.

Reporter Gus Thomson will be interviewing the new head of Pacific Gas and Electric and will have a Q&A profile. In Gus’ column Media Life, picture day at Mountain Quarries Bridge is ready to roll.

In this week’s Arts & Entertainment section Journal Features Editor Krissi Khokhobashvili will have a preview on the upcoming Symphony in the Park concert.  

Polling your Labor Day plans: What are you doing this upcoming holiday weekend? Take our poll and let us know on the lower half of our homepage next to sports.

What you’re talking about: Several of our stories have readers sharing their thoughts on the subject matter. The theft conviction of a former president of a parent teacher club that is under investigation for embezzlement has people weighing in, as does the story profiling the life of musician Gary Howe, and the license appeal for a daycare that was recently shut down after a sex abuse scandal. Read these stories and more and comment.

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