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: Reporter Sara Seyydin will be heading to the Auburn City Council chambers at 6 p.m. tonight where she'll be reporting on several topics of discussion. Highlights from the city council meeting should include coverage of the regional sewer plant and the Auburn Fire Department's 2011 incident response report. See a preview about tonight's meeting here.
Sara will also be sharing the story of an Auburn resident who is a two-time colon cancer survivor.
What you're talking about: The fatal accident on Indian Hill road last week continues to prompt discussion by our readers. In the Opinion section, the letter to the editor, "Slow down; let's stop killing neighbors" was our most read letter from the weekend and it received several comments. Also, our letter "Don't call it ‘no hands' bridge" is getting a lot of views and comments as well.
Driving under the influence of marijuana has prompted a spirited debate. Read our story "Public can learn why marijuana DUIs are a ‘Buzz Kill'" and share your opinions on the topic.
It's a father-son thing: Sports reporter Justin A. Lawson will have a feature on Dustin and Randall Fee. Dustin, the son of Placer High School cross country coach Randall Fee, has asked his father to join him on his Del Oro High track team coaching staff.