Noon Hour Update: What's happening at Auburn City Council, Auburn man arrested for 1981 murder and our most popular stories

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 Tuesday edition.

What we're working on: Reporter Sara Seyydin will be covering the Auburn City Council tonight. Some topics on the agenda include the consideration of buying a new utility crane truck for the sewer collection system, a review of the Old Town Business Association draft annual report and new fee assessment. The city will also hear about the tile engraving at Central Square to recognize former Auburn Symphony Conductor Michael Goodwin.

Reporter Gus Thomson is working on a follow-up to the arrest of Joseph Allen Thornton, an Auburn house painter, who was arrested for the 1981 rape-homicide of a woman in Whittier, California.

What you're talking about: Our story about Glen Oaks Mobile Home Park has received plenty of views and comments so far today. Read that story and see the video as well. In Opinion, the letter to the editor, "‘Stupid' smokers are so inconsiderate" is one of our most read from the weekend and it has readers weighing in. Read these stories and letters and add your comments.

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