Amgen Tour of California

Vivid Signs wise to newest technologies

When Jay Shinn decided he wanted a career change, he looked for a sign, literally. A year ago he opened Vivid Signs, Inc. in the Auburn Airport Business Park. “I departed the pr ...

Exact financial impact of Amgen on city hard to calculate, officials say

While officials can’t say how much money the Amgen Tour of California has brought to Auburn, they agree it should have a long-term benefit on the city. Those involved in plannin ...

Cycling club raises thousands for cancer fund

The Sierra Foothills Cycling Club Board presented the Auburn Community Cancer Endowment Fund with a $4,189.60 check, Tuesday, before the Downtown Rotary Meeting at the Elks Lodge. ...

Local residents get chance to experience ‘controlled chaos’ with Amgen

Auburn resident Lance Loveday takes a ride in the Kelly Benefit Strategies team car during the Stage 3 start of the Amgen Tour of California May 17 in Auburn. Loveday bought the ri ...

Our View: Back-to-basics approach right fit for Streetscape II

High on infrastructure and low on frills, the second phase of Auburn’s Streetscape project is ratcheting up in Downtown. The Auburn City Council made the right choice for these ...

Community stepped up for Amgen

My wife and I just finished volunteering at this year’s Amgen race in Auburn. Once again, our city did a fantastic job in planning and executing a terrific event! Kudos to the ...

Business owners share Amgen experiences

Auburn business owners had mixed experiences with the Amgen Tour of California, but many say the race should be good for the community in the long run. Carol “Bunny” Isaacson ...

Organizers reflect on Amgen

Even though the cyclists have left Auburn, the enthusiasm behind the city’s Stage 3 start of the Amgen Tour of California was still in the air Wednesday. Capt. John Ruffcorn, ch ...

Let Amgen respect locals

I’m not going to judge the Amgen Tour of California, but I am going to express myself over the parking issue. People living near the downtown area are being inconvenienced by th ...

Old Town Auburn feels the Amgen spirit

Old Town Auburn spectators showed their love for the Amgen Tour of California Tuesday morning. Stage 3 of the race started at 10:25 a.m. Tuesday, and Old Town was ready with its ...

Battling cancer mirrors stage racing

As far as endurance goes, the 2011 Amgen Tour of California’s peloton has nothing on Brittany Thayer. While they may be battling it out over hundreds of miles of California’s ...

Share your Amgen photos

Post your pictures from the Amgen Tour of California's Stage 3 start in Auburn today on AuburnJournal.com. Log in or sign-up on MyAuburn and share your snap shots of world-class ri ...

Are you ready for the Tour?

Do you have a plan for race day? Stage 3 of the Amgen Tour of California is set to take Auburn by storm at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday in Central Square, and Bike Auburn members are asking ...

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 ...

Amgen Stage 2 start moved to Nevada City

The Amgen Tour of California had a change of start Monday morning. The internationally known bicycle race will start at 12:15 p.m. Monday in Nevada City. Competitors were origina ...