Noon Hour Update: Sheriff asked to investigate President Obama; Timberline development; Media Life and honoring a local educator

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: Reporter Gus Thomson will have an update on the Timberline multiuse development in North Auburn that is being challenged in court by local residents over Placer County's approval of the project.
In Gus' Media Life column he'll introduce you to Placer County's most famous unknown movie star. This person has been in film classics such as "Sunset Boulevard."

Reporter Sara Seyydin will have a report on a group of citizens who are asking Placer County Sheriff Ed Bonner to investigate President Barack Obama's citizen status.
Sara also sat down with E.V. Cain Charter Middle School Principal Randy Ittner, the winner of this year's education award for the State of the Community dinner. Read our Business of the Year story here

Features Editor Krissi Khokhobashvili will have a preview on an upcoming open studio tour for our Arts & Entertainment section.

Will you vote for Measure A?: Take our poll, located on the lower half of our homepage next to sports and let us know.

What you're talking about: Several of our stories have received a fair amount of reader comment so far today. The stories about the llama receiving a prosthetic leg and redistricting for the upcoming election have drawn interest. Read the llama story here and the election story here.
In Opinion, the letter to the editor, "What a mess to leave the grandkids" is our most read so far today, and it has its share of reader comments. View this letter and others and our stories and share your thoughts.

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