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Noon Hour Update: 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 Thursday edition.

Wet weather: Rain continues to drench the foothills today. Reporter Gus Thomson is asking the Placer County Water Agency how the precipitation forecasted for the rest of the week will help reservoirs.
Want a peak at what it looks like further up the mountain? We have a link to cameras in Tahoe here
Caltrans reported online at 12:15 p.m. crews are screening eastbound Interstate 80 trucks at Applegate and drivers must have maximum chains to proceed. For an update, click here.

Court update: Reporter Sara Seyydin was in court today for former Colfax coach Jack Morgan’s arraignment, which was postponed.

Education news: Today, Sara is looking into Foresthill school officials' plans to consolidate two schools into one. She's also finding out common tax scams and how to avoid them. 

What you're talking about: You’ve been reading and commenting about the Placer County Supervisor’s decision to support a regional sewer plan. Letters with the top views as of this morning include “USA turning into Nazi Germany” and “Simply scuttle the county CEO post.”