Amgen

Closures, court cases, development, protests mark 2011 in Auburn

By Jenifer Gee Journal Editor As we welcome in 2012 and what the year has to bring, it’s also a time when we can reflect on what stories and events stood out in 2011. Auburn†...

Cyclists surge toward cures

Each grueling mile they ride gets professional cyclists in the Amgen Tour of California closer to the front of the peloton — and raising awareness for important causes. After t ...

Riders anticipate toughest Amgen yet

Some of professional cycling’s most heralded riders and race organizers, gathered for a press conference on Friday to preview the start of the 2011 Amgen Tour of California on Su ...

Another View: Bikes, trikes and the best cyclists on earth, oh my!

How are you planning to mark the Tour of California’s historic visit to Auburn on May 17? Years from now, your grandchildren and great-grandchildren will be poring over photos a ...

History engraves its way into heart of city

Several pieces of Auburn’s history will soon make a permanent residence in Central Square. The Streetscape History and Art Advisory Committee has given the OK for 10 people, gro ...

City asks businesses to take temporary signs down

The city of Auburn is once again tightening its restrictions on outdoor advertising, and some merchants aren’t happy about it. On Thursday Lance Lowe, associate planner for the ...

It's countdown to cycling's spectacular

Cyclists will zoom past Downtown Auburn’s central square five times in the 2011 Amgen Tour of California, generating between $1 million and $3 million in revenue for the city, ac ...

City no longer relaxed on temporary signs

Temporary business signs will no longer decorate Auburn streets. In a four-to-one vote Monday night, City Council decided to discontinue the relaxation of temporary sign regulatio ...

Zwizanski dominates in return

Scott Zwizanski didn’t race the 2009 Auburn Criterium, but he was familiar enough with the course Sunday to cruise to victory in this year’s event. Exactly two weeks after rid ...

Flawless Amgen for Auburn

City officials want the chance to host the Amgen Tour of California again in the future. “We made a big leap (Sunday) by proving the business community, citizens and local gover ...

Thousands turn out for Tour of California’s spin through Auburn

Excitement hung in the air in the hours leading up to 128 bicyclists zooming through Auburn and the awe lasted throughout the day long after the world-class riders pedaled on to th ...

Amgen too close to miss

With it coming within an eight iron of my front door, I wouldn’t miss Amgen for the world. The city and area should be very proud of the efforts put in over the years to bring a ...

Bicycle race fantastic for Auburn

We have friends from San Diego arriving at our home on Saturday to watch the Amgen on Sunday. After the riders scream through Auburn we’re heading for Sacramento to watch them fi ...

Amgen excitement takes hold of Auburn

The streets will be filled with cyclists Sunday. The Amgen race is finally here, and the enthusiasm is building for local business owners. “(It’s) just pure excitement,” sai ...