NOON HOUR UPDATE: Wave of vandalism in Auburn; outdoor safety against wildlife and Auburn City Council

What’s happening and what we’re working on
By: Staff Report
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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: Several vehicles in one Auburn neighborhood have had the windows smashed out with rocks. Reporter Andrew Westrope is looking into these acts of vandalism and talking to victims and the police. Andrew will also have a preview on an upcoming talk about safety against wild animals on the trail.

Tonight the Auburn City Council will look into approving a document and agenda management system for the City Clerk’s office. Reporter Jon Schultz will be at the meeting to report on the $35,000 project and other city business.

In Sports, look for a feature on the Placer High School swim team and video from the pool. We’ll also have our golf and outdoors columns.

What you’re talking about: Several of our stories have readers sharing their thoughts today. Reporter Jon Schultz’s story on the reaction to the homeless zones has readers sounding off, as does our piece on the opening of river access at China Bar. Read these stories and more and share your thoughts.

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