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Media Life: Auburn graveyard giving departed their due

Alexander Owen Bell was one of those colorful characters in the early days of Auburn whose story lives long after his death in 1895. People back then knew him as “Pike,&rdqu ...

Bauer embarks on life as a pro

Patrick Bauer couldn’t wait to embark on his professional golf career. There will be plenty of time later for school and the ensuing traditional job. After a stellar career at Co ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Remodel to promote security, ADA compliance

A recent tour of the Placer County Office of Education building on Nevada Street revealed the results of a remodel, and some residents are unsure how to feel about the almost $250, ...

Nash goes big at Northstar

The stage was set perfectly and Mike Nash delivered on the rocks, dirt, jumps and bumps scattered across the mountain at Northstar Resort last weekend. The 18-year-old from Auburn ...

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 ...

The wheels are turning

If you know how to find the slipstream, you have a stellar VO2 max and can increase your cadence to keep up with the peloton, you just might be capable of riding in the Amgen Tour ...

Bikes should always be welcomed

Of all places, the Endurance Capital of the World should be a place where cyclists are welcomed, at all times. There have been several negative comments on the Auburn Journal web ...

Sky-high retrofit: $71 million overhaul for Placer County’s Foresthill Bridge

190,000 bolts. Nearly a million-and-a-half pounds of plate steel. Paint to cover a million square feet. They’re astounding numbers but, then again, you’re dealing with the F ...

Old Town Auburn out" Foresthill Bridge in" Tour of California cycle route decision time

The Foresthill Bridge is getting some new looks from Amgen Tour of California race officials as they map out the Nevada City-Sacramento bike race’s first leg. But a scenic setti ...