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Another View: The American Parkway is a biking challenge fit for couch potatoes

Living and working in Auburn, I’ve been very comfortable with my existence above 1,300 feet, and I need a very compelling reason to go down the hill. Over the past month or s ...

Bring on the bike braggadocio; Auburn bests Davis

Auburn has bested Davis for a second straight year in per-capita bike-riding mileage. Davis, its flat, wide, straight streets built for biking, is home to the U.S. Bicycling Hall ...

Rare bike stolen from Auburn shop

The theft of a $9,000 bike from an Auburn shop last week has other local retailers taking measures to make sure expensive merchandise is not snatched up by stealthy thieves. The c ...

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 ...

Black Friday starts early for some Auburn stores

  AUBURN CA - Black Friday is pushing up into Thanksgiving Day as retailers scramble to fill shopper needs. For Targets in Auburn and around the country, that means mov ...

Confluence parking fee not a reality yet, but remains an option

Will there soon be a fee to park at the American River confluence below Auburn? It?s hasn?t happened yet but could become reality as early as this summer. Under a new financial as ...

Merchants invited to decorate shop windows with an eye to Tuesday’s big cycling event

As Auburn prepares to welcome cycling enthusiasts for the Amgen Tour of California Stage 3 Tuesday, there’s a role for everyone. For businesses, there’s a storefront-decoratin ...

Sampling that thrill of the hills

Editor’s Note: Journal sports writer Sara Seyydin took a 25-mile bike ride along the Amgen Tour of California course Tuesday. Following is her first-person report. By Sara S ...

Locals gear up for Amgen

Leslie Maita-Galyardt rode 22 miles the first weekend she took her new road bike for a spin. Maita-Galyardt, of Auburn, is new to cycling, but that didn’t stop her from hitting s ...