Amgen Tour of California

Another View: Amgen Tour events filling the calendar

I can hear John Ruffcorn now. “People, we have 72 days to go,” the Auburn Police captain would say. “The clock is ticking, let’s get to work.” Step inside the war room of ...

Our View: Meet in Auburn, not Washington, D.C.

Placer County Supervisor Jim Holmes criticized Congressman Tom McClintock recently for not backing progressive local programs with federal dollars. McClintock fired back that Holm ...

Amgen not a magic bullet

Auburn Mayor Dr. Bill Kirby has twice been quoted in this newspaper saying Amgen “will generate between $1 million and $3 million in revenue for the city of Auburn.” I’m ju ...

Our View: Eyes of cycling world will turn to Auburn

Auburn has a chance to showcase itself to the world, raise needed cash for the city, county and local businesses and have some fun at the same time. The Amgen Tour of California b ...

Amgen route includes laps of Old Town, Downtown Auburn

Amgen Tour of California riders will take a lap or two through Old Town and Downtown Auburn before setting off for Folsom and, ultimately, Modesto, for Stage 3 of the 2011 race May ...

Amgen route announcement event today

The city is planning to “cyclebrate” the release of the path world-class bicyclists will take as they travel from Auburn to Modesto this May. Amgen Tour of California officia ...

Committee gearing up for Amgen start

May 17 is just around the corner and a committee of local leaders is working fast and hard to prepare for the world-class bicyclists, their entourages and the potentially thousands ...

Amgen tour, Giants among 2010’s top local stories

Following are my choices for the top 10 local stories of 2010. They are in reverse order, saving the most prominent for last. Reader interest, and reader feedback, played a large ...

Councilman unsure about $5,000 Amgen loan

One Auburn City Council member shared some of his Amgen related doubts Monday night. The Auburn City Council unanimously approved a $5,000 loan from the city’s general fund to A ...

Holiday cheer is floating through town

It’s time once again to bundle up with family and see “The Light in a Child’s Eyes.” The annual Festival of Lights Parade will be rolling through Auburn’s streets startin ...