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  • Release from Sacramento Police about Amgen Closures

    On Monday, May 16, 2011, the festivities for the Amgen Tour of California will begin at 10 a.m. followed by a community ride starting at 1:15 p.m.  The racers will likely enter the downtown circuit at approximately 3:15 p.m.  Traffic and parking will be...
  • Severe Weather Cancels Amgen's First Stage

    Severe Weather Cancels Amgen's First Stage
    The first stage of the Amgen Tour of California has been cancelled because of bad weather in the Sierra.The riders were lined up and ready to race when officials made the call. “We were monitoring weather conditions up until the predicted 1:15 p.m....
  • Amgen Stage 2 Delayed & Moved

    Amgen Stage 2 Delayed & Moved
    After cancelling day 1 because of severe weather, organizers of the Amgen Tour of California were forced to change the start city for day 2 and expand the downtown Sacramento route Monday. Stage 2 was scheduled to start at Squaw Valley early Monday...
  • Modesto Announces Road Closures for Amgen Stage 3

    The City of Modesto is warning drivers that Tuesday, May 17th there will be multiple street closures because of the Amgen Tour of California. Stage 3 starts in Auburn and ends in Modesto. To encourage drivers to avoid the expected backup, Tuesday is also...
  • Despite Weather and No Armstrong, Amgen Marches On

    Despite Weather and No Armstrong, Amgen Marches On
    Excitement was in the air in downtown Sacramento; all for the finish of Stage Two of the Amgen Tour of California. Fans like Teresa Moraga of Sacramento wouldn’t be anywhere else. She loves cycling, “I’ll never know what it’s like...
  • Welcome back, Angeles Crest Highway

    Assuming the intelligence that has reached our ears is true, Caltrans will at last reopen Angeles Crest Highway between our city and Angeles Forest Highway this week, but not before the agency finishes holding a dignitary-filled press conference set for...
  • Horner stays home to train for Tour de France

    Horner stays home to train for Tour de France
    SAN DIEGO -- A San Diego man might have the best chance of any U.S. cyclist to win the Tour de France, all because he lives and train in his hometown. “Here in San Diego, training is fantastic,” Chris Horner said from his Tierrasanta home....
  • Amgen Tour Hosts Cities Announced; Sacramento, Davis, Sierra Not on the List

    Amgen Tour Hosts Cities Announced; Sacramento, Davis, Sierra Not on the List
    Tour of California organizers are playing things a little safer next year, avoiding Sacramento and the Sierra in their 2012 bike race. Stage 1 was completely canceled during the 2011 Amgen tour because of late-season snow and ice in South Lake Tahoe;...
  • Sports TV and radio: Thursday's 5/17 log (updated Thurs. AM)

    6 a.m.    Hockey: World Championship quarterfinals: Canada vs. Slovakia, then Norway vs. Russia at 8:30, Finland vs. U.S. at 11 and Czech Republic vs. Sweden at 2 p.m.--NBC Sports Net. 6 a.m.    Tennis: Rome Masters round of 16.--Tennis Channel 8 a.m.   ...
  • 2012 Amgen Tour of California Makes Way Through Sonora

    2012 Amgen Tour of California Makes Way Through Sonora
    The country's biggest professional cycling race made its way through Sonora on Wednesday, a town where wagons were once the popular wheels on the streets during the Gold Rush.  The 2012 Amgen Tour of California started in the Bay Area on Monday. The...
  • Sports TV and radio: Friday's 5/18 logs (updated Thursday AM)

    6 a.m.    Tennis: Rome Masters quarterfinals.--Tennis Channel 8 a.m.    Golf: World Match Play (second-round group stage, in Malaga, Spain).--Golf 10:30 a.m.    Motorsports: NASCAR Truck Series practice (at Charlotte).--Speed 11:30 a.m.    Football: Oct....