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 Wednesday edition.

What we're working on: Reporter Sara Seyydin is reporting about the protection of wildlife at Meadow Vista Park. Area residents have concerns over the protection of geese and turtles during an upcoming fishing derby. Sara will also be following up on business discussed during last night's Auburn City Council meeting.
Reporter Gus Thomson is covering today's Placer County Board of Supervisors meeting and Journal Features Editor Krissi Khokhobashvili will have a feature on leap day babies.

What you're talking about: Our Opinion section today is generating comments and views on a couple of topics. Our Letter to the Editor, "Businesses have had decades to comply" about the Americans with Disabilities Act is our most read so far today and is generating reader comments. You can also join the discussion in regards to our Call to Readers, "Do you think same-sex marriage should be legal?"

Happy for hoops?: Sports reporter Justin A. Lawson has a story here and in today's Auburn Journal about the agreement reached between the city of Sacramento and the Kings basketball team to build a new arena. How do you feel? Relieved, happy, don't care? Let us know in the comments section below, or send us an email at