Noon Hour Update

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Election update as primary nears; Following up on Ophir’s new plaque; Auburn City Council and local student named state ambassador for 4-H

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: As we creep closer to the June 3 Primary Election, candidates are jockeying for position as they seek votes and endorsements. Reporter Gus Thomson is w ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Placer County ranks high in health study; Sierra Conservancy says thinning forests is cost effective; High school district exploring transgender policies

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: Did you know you live in one of the most healthy counties in the state? Reporter Gus Thomson is going to tell us where we rank and why after a study wa ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Man faces sentencing in dog abuse case; New principals at local high schools and Placer County Water meeting

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: A man who is accused of abusing a small dog named Frankie is having his day in court. Reporter Amy Lobenberg will be there today to learn the person&rs ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Auburn chase ends with 2 dead in Sacramento; Crude oil coming through Auburn?

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: A chase that ended with two people being killed in the Sacramento area has its origins in Auburn. Reporter Amy Lobenberg is looking into the events tha ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Search continues for missing runner in Foresthill; Snow drops in the foothills

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: The search for a missing runner in the Foresthill area continues. Read our latest update here. Reporter Amy Lobenberg is checking in on the search thro ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Runner missing near Foresthill and snowpack measurements taken today

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: A runner has been missing in the Foresthill area since the weekend. Reporter Amy Lobenberg is currently on scene and will have more on the situation. ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Following up on Wednesday’s wild weather; Local medical personnel help out in the Third World

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: Yesterday was a unique weather day to say the least. The Journal and Gold Country Media staff are working on a story following up on the damage that hi ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Local media personality retires; Hiring at the city of Auburn and local woman shares artistic talents

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: A local media pioneer is calling it a career in Auburn. Reporter Gus Thomson will have a profile on the local radio personality. How’s the hirin ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Bike pump track on ARD agenda; Gloves and food in Auburn and honoring chamber CEO

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: The issue of a bicycle pump track in Auburn will be on the Auburn Area Park and Recreation District board’s agenda Thursday. Reporter Amy Lobenbe ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Costco impact on Auburn business; Historic building gets an upgrade; Auburn City Council and real-life learning

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: The impact of a Costco store in North Auburn continues to be explored. This time we look at how local gas stations, liquor stores and bakeries will dea ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Wise Powerhouse gets an upgrade; Exotic birds on display; Amgen Tour volunteers and science teaching standards

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: Wise Powerhouse has recently undergone a historically sensitive facelift. Reporter Gus Thomson will have a feature on the facility and its upgrades. W ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Auburn rodeo getting ready for return; Weighing in on school truancy laws; Auburn marine having distinguished career so far

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: After initially reporting the closure of the Auburn rodeo this year, the event is now gearing up for its April return. Reporter Amy Lobenberg is writin ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Costco negotiations move ahead with Placer County; Sign ordinances for local business and pop-up book illustrations

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: At the Placer County Board of Supervisors meeting today key business and financial terms for a lease agreement of North Auburn property to Costco were ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Auburn’s food closet open for business; Gathering art supplies for Shriners Hospital; Primary Election update; Where are we at with water?

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: Since its move to the Auburn Airport Business Park, the Auburn Interfaith Food Closet is officially open for business today. Reporter Amy Lobenberg is ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Placer High fire update; What are the plans for current chamber site?; Chamber of Commerce names new CEO

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: Last week students at Placer High School were evacuated from one building after a fire broke out. Reporter Gus Thomson is following up on the incident ...