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  • Critic's Notebook: Anton Chekhov for the modern world

    Critic's Notebook: Anton Chekhov for the modern world
    NEW YORK — Anton Chekhov is always with us in the theater. But this summer his work has been especially prevalent, serving as an inspirational model for such contemporary playwrights as Tracy Letts, Andrew Upton and Annie Baker. Having recently...
  • Price of gold surges on Fed stimulus hopes; is it headed for $2,000?

    The spot price of gold lurched up Thursday as anticipation of new stimulus measures worldwide grew. The precious metal was up 1.9% to $1,669.10 an ounce, propelled in part by an unexpected rise in jobless claims that highlighted the job market's...
  • Cashing In on the New Gold Rush

    Cashing In on the New Gold Rush
    The old saying, "there's gold in them thar hills," is true today, just as it was during California's gold rush of the 1800s. By some estimates, only 20 percent of the gold in the foothills has been mined.  Now with the price of the precious metal above...
  • Historic Pieces of Gold Stolen from a State Museum

    Historic Pieces of Gold Stolen from a State Museum
    Call it the Motherlode Thomas Crowne Affair. Stockton may have gold chain robberies; Mariposa has gold nugget robberies. Friday, around 4 p.m., several armed men walked into the California State Mining and Mineral Museum and walked out with 2 million...
  • Egg on Face(book)

    Egg on Face(book)
    There will be investigations and already there are lawsuits over the rollout of Facebook's overhyped IPO last week, but no investigation is necessary into the reason for the outrage over the stock's rapid fall. It's called human nature. It is the same...
  • Steinberg: How sports thrive in these times

    This country is struggling through the worst economic times since the Great Depression. Millions are out of work, banks are reticent to loan, and the national debt is staggering. As usual, the economy is the central issue and driving force in the...
  • Man wearing GPS ankle monitor robbed another man of $2-mil in gold, cops say

    Man wearing GPS ankle monitor robbed another man of $2-mil in gold, cops say
    Cops say Raonel Valdez-Valhuerdis, 34, along with two other men, robbed and assaulted a courier for a Bolivian gold mining company of more than $2-million worth of gold inside his luggage at the man's Coral Gables apartment building, reports WTVJ NBC...
  • West Palm woman claims $3M scratch-off win

    West Palm woman claims $3M scratch-off win
    Cecilia Yusko, 50, of West Palm Beach, claimed a $3 million prize in the Gold Rush Tripler Scratch-Off Game. She chose to receive her winnings in a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,950,000.Yusko purchased her winning ticket at Kwik Stop, located at...
  • Police target cash-for-gold business after string of burglaries

    Police target cash-for-gold business after string of burglaries
    Two women left a Reisterstown jewelry shop with hundreds of dollars after hawking a shoebox full of gold and silver, much of it allegedly linked to a string of nearly 30 area burglaries. They might never have been arrested, police said, because the...
  • Natural gold treasures go on display

    You can still pan for gold in California, "if you know where to look," according to Laguna Beach gold and mineral collector Wayne Leicht. But panning for gold isn't what Leicht is known for. He collects the rarest, and possibly most beautiful,...
  • Currently coveting: Deborah Pagani jewelry

     
    Though we love the easy recognizability of brands such as Tiffany and Cartier, we're always on the hunt for under-the-radar fine-jewelry collections with a strong perspective. And the Art Deco-esque baubles of Deborah Pagani certainly feel singular -- and...