News is filtering out of Interbike about next year's Tour of California which will run from 16 May through 23 May. The race will reportedly include three stages in the Sierra Nevada, including a mountain-top finish, and a mountain-top finish in Big Bear in the San Bernadino Mountains. A final time trial in Venice Beach is also on the possible menu. The official route announcement is 6 October or thereabouts.
Steephill spoke to a few of the race organizer people this week, and has more information. 2010 Tour of California Info..