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  • Tejay van Garderen wins his first Amgen Tour of California

    Tejay van Garderen wins his first Amgen Tour of California
    SANTA ROSA, Calif. -- Peter Sagan, a 23-year-old Slovakian who won five stages a year ago, won a sprint finish in the final stage of the Amgen Tour of California on Sunday, sneaking past American Tyler Farrar of the Team Garmin-Sharp and Daniel Schorn...
  • Amgen Tour of California 2014 cities announced

    The Amgen Tour of California will return to Sacramento for the start of the ninth edition of the nation's largest cycling race. Last year, for the first time, the race started in the south and traveled north. The eight-day stage race will return to a...
  • Reader photo: And they're off

    Reader photo: And they're off
    Cyclists begin their trip from Santa Clarita to Santa Barbara in this image from the first kilometer of stage 4  of the Amgen Tour of California, taken by Amparo Rios on May 15. The eight-day race covered more than 700 miles from May 12-19. Follow...
  • Amgen Race Details Revealed Through Video

    Amgen Race Details Revealed Through Video
    Route information for the 2011 Amgen Tour of California will be released as video segments Wednesday morning. The host cities were announced in October, but now race officials will be releasing detailed information about each of the 8 stages of the 800+...
  • Amgen Cyclists will Again Circle State Capitol; Watch Route Video

    Amgen Cyclists will Again Circle State Capitol; Watch Route Video
    Details about the 2011 Amgen Tour of California were released Wednesday morning, including the exact path cyclists will take into Sacramento on May 16th. The race kicks off May 15th in the Sierra. Then on Day 2, the race starts in North Lake Tahoe at...
  • Day 3 of Amgen Tour Will be Flat and Fast

    Day 3 of Amgen Tour Will be Flat and Fast
    Auburn is welcoming the 2011 Amgen Tour of California with open arms. The Sacramento suburb is a host city for the first time this year. Day 3 of the 800-mile race will race through Old Town Auburn, south through downtown Folsom, then it's a flat and...
  • Indians take to the hills for first time

    Along with the more mainstream high school sports, some schools in Southern California also take part in sports that are a bit more specialized. In the state, there are schools that field lacrosse, equestrian, gymnastics and even surfing squads. There...
  • There's no stopping us

    There's no stopping us
    Former NBA center Chris Dudley was 16 when he exhibited the classic signs of Type 1 diabetes. "I was incredibly thirsty and going to the bathroom all of the time," said Dudley. His uncle, a diabetic, recognized what was going on, and after a home test kit...
  • Day One of Echo Summit Closure Brings Confusion, Slow Business on Highway 50

    Day One of Echo Summit Closure Brings Confusion, Slow Business on Highway 50
    Day one of the two week road closure has left Highway 50 eerily quiet. A one mile section of the rock wall separating the road from the plunging canyon below is in bad shape, patched in some place by sandbags. The signs west of Echo Summit say 'OPEN',...
  • Cyclists Gearing up for a Scenic Amgen

    Cyclists Gearing up for a Scenic Amgen
    Auburn’s wheels have been spinning as residents and business owners get ready for the Amgen Tour of California to come to town. ”Everyone’s been geared up in the area for it,” said Aron Yevuta, a cyclist and employee at Victory...
  • Amgen Fans & Racers, Prepare for Snow

    Amgen Fans & Racers, Prepare for Snow
    Amgen riders and spectators will need to bundle up this weekend. Wet and cold weather is expected for Sunday’s race start in South Lake Tahoe. According to event organizers: “We’re working carefully with all relevant public safety...