gold

Small business hit hard by thieves

Guns, ammo, gold and cash are just some of the items taken from a Colfax small business in the early hours of Sunday morning. Inside of Ammo, Camo & Bait, in the heart of Down ...

Media Life: Treasure turns up in darndest places but not gold-coin couple

May is the target date for a portion of the $10 million in gold coins from the 1800s found by a Gold Country couple to start turning up on Amazon.com’s collectibles site. By ...

Media Life: Digging into Placer’s Oscar connectivity; deepening gold-coin mystery

  Placer County’s return to the big screen in a major motion picture has culminated with that movie getting some heavyweight industry respect this week at the Academy A ...

Burying hoard of gold coins in backyard could be costly mistake

The Auburn-area soil is soft from a series of rainstorms and Gold Country imaginations these days are fertile with the prospect of finding buried treasure. After all, it was only ...

Mystery gold coin cache found in Auburn area? Speculation abounds

A sense of wonder is competing with a sense of mystery to fire the imaginations of Auburn-area residents as they speculate on whether the couple who found a $10 million cache of go ...

Gold Country couple strike $10 million gold-coin bonanza

LOS ANGELES  — A Northern California couple out walking their dog on their property stumbled across a modern-day bonanza: $10 million in rare, mint-condition gold coins ...

A time-honored walk along Auburn Ravine

We all know that Claude Chana discovered gold in Auburn Ravine Creek in 1848, but few of us pause to think much about the stream that gave birth to the city of Auburn. Part of the ...

Spirit of 49er gold fever alive and well in Auburn State Recreation Area

The glow in the sand in the water at my feet was unmistakable. Gold. Add the exclamation mark, if you wish. Less than two weeks later, I was back at the same spot at the American ...

Water district expects $1 million in gold from Meadow Vista mercury removal

The Nevada Irrigation District is moving ahead on the possible acquisition of $595,000 in special equipment from a Canadian company to remove sediment and Gold Rush-era mercury fro ...

Locals find out what their treasures are worth

When she thought of her coin collection gathering dust and buried in a drawer, Shella Waldman decided it might be fun to find out what it could be worth. The 73-year-old Auburn re ...