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  • Tour of California cycling race to begin Sunday

    Tour of California cycling race to begin Sunday
    The ninth edition of the Amgen Tour of California will start Sunday in Sacramento. For eight days, 120 riders from 16 teams will race more than 720 miles, traveling through 12 host cities and ending in Thousand Oaks on May 18. The tour is the major...
  • Mark Cavendish wins first stage in Tour of California

    Mark Cavendish wins first stage in Tour of California
    The first stage of the Tour of California ended with the closest finish in the race's history, with the winner decided by a tire's width. Even winner Mark Cavendish didn't know the result after crossing the finish line at the State Capitol in...
  • 818 Roundup: Two more residential projects approved in Glendale, 5 Freeway lane closures this week

    818 Roundup: Two more residential projects approved in Glendale, 5 Freeway lane closures this week
    Greetings, readers! Today is Thursday, May 15. High temperatures will continue in the area with highs in the Glendale area reaching 102 degrees and a low of 70, according to the National Weather Service. In the news from your area: - Transportation...
  • Streets closing for Amgen Tour race

    Streets closing for Amgen Tour race
    A few streets in La Cañada Flintridge, including a portion of Angeles Crest Highway, will close Saturday when the seventh stage of the Amgen Tour of California bicycle race sweeps through the town on its way to a finish in Pasadena. The racers will...
  • Bradley Wiggins captures Tour of California title

    A sense of déjà vu abounded during the last stage of the Tour of California on Sunday in Thousand Oaks. Britain’s Bradley Wiggins, who had led the overall race since the time trial on the second day and held a 30 second lead going into the final...
  • 818 Roundup: Drayman released, Native American play to open, Burbank group homes

    818 Roundup: Drayman released, Native American play to open, Burbank group homes
    Good morning readers. Today is Monday, May 19. As you rub the weekend out of your eyes, here's some news items going on in our area:  Former Councilman John Drayman’s home confinement ended Sunday, according to the Los Angeles Sheriff’s...
  • Cycle fans watch Amgen race in La Cañada

    Cycle fans watch Amgen race in La Cañada
    Sun-soaked fans watched more than 100 cyclists climb and speed through Angeles National Forest roads and into La Cañada Flintridge on Saturday, near the end of the seventh stage of the annual Amgen Tour of California. The athletes were headed for a finale...
  • Virgen: Milliegoat destined for greatness in women's cycling

    Virgen: Milliegoat destined for greatness in women's cycling
    Millie Tanner, a 16-year-old sophomore at Sage Hill School, showed excitement Sunday morning at the Fashion Island Cinema. She left with mixed emotions, mostly positive, after watching the documentary: "Half the Road: The Passion, pitfalls & power of...
  • Amgen Tour of California 2014 cities announced

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Westra sprints to win in first stage of Amgen Tour of California

    Westra sprints to win in first stage of Amgen Tour of California
    Despite temperatures that reached as high as 105 degrees in some places along the 102.7-mile route and climbs that took the cyclists as high as 11,000 feet, Lieuwe Westra of the Vacansoleil-DCM team sprinted to a win in the first stage of the Amgen Tour...