Noon Hour Update

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Protecting agriculture from the freeze; Festival of Lights facing bad weather?; Focusing in on Meadow Vista

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: As the hard freeze hits the foothills, a real worry is local crops. Reporter Gus Thomson is writing about how the cold is affecting local agriculture a ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Bringing the homeless in from the cold; Placer County’s tax delinquents and Congressman McClintock coming to Auburn

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: As a hard freeze is forecast for the overnight hours this week, local organizations are working to expand the capacity of homeless shelters. Reporter G ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Thanksgiving dinner coming to Auburn; Run/walk set for Thursday and preschool appeal

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: Thanksgiving is right around the corner and the Salvation Army is welcoming the community to its table. Reporter Amy Lobenberg will have a preview of t ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: A local look at holiday travel; Homeless shelter zoning at Auburn City Council and Christmas Basket program under way

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: As we enter holiday travel this week, weather nationwide is playing a role on whether or not you get to grandma’s house in time for turkey. Repor ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: High school football playoffs; Senior community development moves forward and jobless numbers in Placer County

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: The senior community development on the border with Placer County, Rincon del Rio, looks to be set for a spring start. Reporter Gus Thomson will have a ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Mandarin festival this weekend in Auburn; Remembering the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination and Media Life

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: Ready to get your mandarin on? The Mountain Mandarin Festival is coming to the Gold Country Fairgrounds starting tomorrow. Reporter Andrew Westrope wil ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Promoting cancer awareness for canines; Medical center for the needy to open soon; Placer County’s crime tips program and the community of Cool

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: One Pilot Hill woman is campaigning for more dog cancer awareness while praising one university’s efforts on the subject. Reporter Gus Thomson wi ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Winter weather touches down in Auburn; Home values in the region; On the quest for the best burger and history

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: The wet weather has returned to the foothills with some light precipitation and some snow in the Sierra. Reporter Amy Lobenberg is writing about this s ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Auburn moving ahead on regional sewer plan?; Air pollution in Placer County; New laptops for Placer High students and transient camp cleanup

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: After a weekend special session of the Auburn City Council it looks as though the city is moving ahead with the Regional Sewer Common Pipeline Project. ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Power line project causes concern in Meadow Vista; See’s Candies fundraiser to begin in Auburn and local stages light up with performances

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: There’s a large project underway to put power lines under ground in the Meadow Vista area. However, some local residents have not been entirely h ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Auburn community offering help to those in the Philippines and longtime Penryn restaurant closes its doors

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: As the tragedy in the Philippines continues after Typhoon Haiyan decimated the island nation, people are coming forward to help out those in need. That ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Warm weather means earlier citrus crop; Ammo business in residential garage gets county supervisors’ ears; Foodie favorites in Placer County

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: If you’re a fan of locally-grown citrus, then the current weather climate is going to benefit you. Reporter Gus Thomson is writing about how the ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Veterans Day parade coming to Auburn; Teachers asked to think like a historian; Auburn Art Studio Tour and high school football

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: Veterans Day is Monday and Auburn plans to pay tribute to those who served with a parade and other festivities throughout the area. Reporter Andrew Wes ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Wine shortage to affect Placer County?; What’s become of the Highway 49 bridge in the canyon?

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: With reports coming out about a possible global wine shortage, what does that mean for our local vintners? Reporter Gus Thomson is looking into that qu ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Upgrades continue for Auburn state park and the Placer County Board of Supervisors meeting

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: The Placer County Board of Supervisors met today and paid its respects to some longtime staff. Reporter Gus Thomson was in the chambers and will have a ...