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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. ...

The memories will endure

Auburn’s sports scene was filled with record-breaking performances, dramatic victories and inspiring turnarounds in 2010. The Endurance Capital of the World got another major ...

Jones stoked for Auburn tour stop

Chris Jones wasn’t a part of the official lobby for Auburn’s bid to host a state of the 2011 Amgen Tour of California. But the pro rider plugged his hometown at every opportun ...

Could Lake Tahoe’s Amgen bike race bid wash Auburn’s away?

Lake Tahoe is making a bold move for both the first and second legs of next May’s Amgen Tour of California. And that puts a big question mark on whether Auburn will be along for ...

Rogers still in front as finale looms

LOS ANGELES — Floyd Landis emerged at the Tour of California time trial on Saturday and hung out in a sponsor’s tent days after accusing Lance Armstrong of doping. Landis did ...

Jonesing for home cookin’

Chris Jones believes Auburn should be a big-time cycling destination. And on Sunday it will be, with Jones playing host. The Auburn resident will cruise through his hometown with ...