Noon Hour Update: Raley’s strike in Auburn; locals help after Superstorm Sandy and getting ready for the election

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.

What we’re working on: The Raley’s supermarket strike has reached its way into Auburn. Reporter Gus Thomson and photographer Michael Kirby are out on the picket line finding out how it’s affecting customers and employees.

With the recovery from Superstorm Sandy now underway, Reporter Jon Schultz looks into how locals are helping in the recovery efforts on the East Coast.

As Veterans Day approaches, Reporter Amber Marra is speaking with area organizers about this Sunday’s events and how people can be involved.

On the eve of the election the Placer County elections office is in full swing. The Journal’s Megan Moore is at the elections headquarters looking into the final preparations for tomorrow.

What you’re talking about: Our story on a late campaign donation in the race for Auburn City Council has readers weighing in, as does our piece on the Placer High School football team winning the Pioneer Valley League.

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