Noon Hour Update: Teaching technology in the foothills, preparing for Wildfires and English language learners

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 Wednesday edition.

What we're working on: Reporter Sara Seyydin heads up to Foresthill today exploring technology and teaching at Foresthill High School. Sara will be looking into how technology is taught in rural areas.
Sara will also be letting readers know about wildfire prevention this year. With 679 wildfires happening since January 1, this summer promises to be a challenging one for fire personnel.

Reporter Gus Thomson is headed to Rock Creek school today to profile English Language Learners, and what it takes to be proficient in English.

What you're talking about: The issue of Auburn becoming a charter city has you commenting and reading today. Two letters about the charter, "Charter city questions linger" and "Learn more about charter" are some of our most read today. Read these letters and more in Opinion.

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