Noon Hour Update: Robbers Fire getting contained; reaction to movie theater shooting; Auburn Folsom Road wreck and Flying Doctors
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 and online editions.
Robbers Fire update: Containment of the Robbers Fire has risen to 90 percent, according to Cal Fire Friday morning. To read our latest coverage and see previous stories, click here.
What we're working on: In the wake of the movie theater shooting in a Denver suburb in Colorado Friday, reporter Amber Marra is seeking local movie goers' reactions to this tragedy and whether the shooting has them feeling uneasy as they head to see a film.
Reporter Sara Seyydin is working on a story about a vehicle accident that happened on Auburn Folsom Road Thursday night that has one person in critical condition and the other under arrest.
In Lifestyle, Journal Features Editor Krissi Khokhobashvili has a feature on the Flying Doctors group, which flies to Mexico to offer medical services to those in need.
What do you think?: Since the Robbers Fire, do you think local fire agencies should receive more taxpayer support? Take our online poll on the lower half of our homepage next to sports and let us know. Head over now because the poll closes at 5 p.m. Friday.
What you're talking about: This week's Media Life column by reporter Gus Thomson, "Media Life: Golf-cart scamper spells trouble for ex-Auburn-area rock" has prompted several comments so far today. Check out the story and share your thoughts. In Opinion, the Letter to the Editor "Vote in your neighbor" is our most read letter so far today and readers are weighing in. Read this letter and others and share your comments.
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