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Higher gold prices make small-town jewelry stores bigger targets

Take an economic downturn that has hit the Placer County area hard. Add rapidly escalating gold and silver prices. And wait for criminals to strike. Lincoln, Auburn and Nevada Cit ...

Auburn jewelers bring charred but cherished keepsakes back from 49 Fire ashes

Auburn jewelers are showing their heart of gold as they help 49 Fire victims recover treasured pieces of their past. Betty McReynolds and her husband, Bill, thought they’d lost ...