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Another View: Private investors bring the juice to local economy

When it comes to real-world economic development in this town, you have to look far beyond light-post banners, Amgen tour sponsorships and even the millions of dollars lavished on ...

Amgen tour returns to Auburn

As cycles tend to do, the Amgen tour has come around again. Officials announced Thursday that the 2014 Amgen Tour of California would start in Sacramento and circle north for the ...

Auburn out of running for 2014 Amgen bike tour

For the first time in at least five years, Auburn won’t be seeking a visit from the Amgen Tour of California. Auburn Police Chief John Ruffcorn, a leader in organizing a com ...

Star or stood up? Auburn poised for Amgen Tour of California bike-race answer

A year ago, Auburn was already a month into planning for its role as an Amgen Tour of California bike race stop in May. This year, the Auburn organizing team is still waiting for ...

Cycling's integrity in doubt, again

The cycling spectacle sweeping through California this week could not leave the Golden State without exposing its ugly underbelly. It seems whenever professional cycling begins to ...

Horner conquers the hills

SAN JOSE (AP) — With a quick uphill burst, Chris Horner of Bend, Ore., rode away from teammate Levi Leipheimer in the final two miles and pedaled into the race lead at the Tour o ...

Jones family keeps up with Auburn rider

Cassie Jones spent much of March in Europe, following her husband Chris at professional cycling races in Belgium, Italy and Spain. Tuesday morning she got the chance to watch him ...

Henderson wins Stage 3

As the Amgen Tour of California finally found passable weather for a start, Auburn rolled out the red carpet for the hundreds of world-class cyclists Tuesday morning. The normally ...

Jones rolls with new role

No one will mistake Chris Jones for a mammoth right tackle in the NFL. But the 5-10, 140-pound professional cyclist will assume a similar role to the unheralded blockers on the gri ...

Auburn buzzing in anticipation as Amgen start grows close

Amgen Tour of California fever is hitting Auburn hard. With the Amgen Tour of California cycling race’s Stage 3 start in Auburn Tuesday, residents like Joe Hernandez are finding ...

Auburn’s finest gear up for ride

Auburn Police Captain John Ruffcorn is putting in many extra hours to make sure the many local bike endeavors this month run smoothly through the streets of Auburn. On Saturday he ...

Media Life: Author avoids “normal” Foresthill in new book

A face familiar in Placer County’s courtrooms for two decades has parlayed all that experience into a book that is already creating waves in, of all places, Foresthill. Undoubte ...

Lance Armstrong in Auburn? Amgen signs say no. Rumors, maybe

Cycling superstar Lance Armstrong was a big draw last year as the Amgen Tour of California raced through Auburn. From the saga of his stolen bike to his storied support for fellow ...

Loomis bike break for Amgen riders

Members of Team Type 1, an international bike racing team competing in the Amgen Tour of California, enjoy dinner and conversation on Monday night, May 9, at Café Zorro in Loomis. ...