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  • Pictures in the News | April 16, 2013

     
    Pictures in the News | April 16, 2013...
  • John Livermore dies; geologist who found 'invisible gold' was 94

    John Livermore, an exploration geologist whose discovery of minuscule but highly valuable particles of "invisible gold" in Nevada in the early 1960s set off a modern-day gold rush in the state, has died. He was 94. Livermore died Feb. 7 at his Reno home...
  • “Making the Motherlode” special goes behind the scenes of Discovery’s “Gold Rush” Season 3

     
    Last Friday's airing of Gold Rush Live on Discovery Channel was the No. 1 series in all of television among Men 25-54/18-49 that night, with over 10 million people watching, according to Nielsen. So it's no surprise that Discovery would try to pan for...
  • Discovery Channel’s “Gold Rush” goes live for Season 3 finale

     
    Discovery Channel's current No. 1 series, Gold Rush, will be digging up a first this week as it airs its first-ever live event to cap off its third season and reveal which crew finally struck it rich and hit the Mother Lode. Gold Rush Live will be a two-...
  • Gold glitters less brightly, falling below $1,600

    Gold glitters less brightly, falling below $1,600
    Gold still glitters, but a bit less brightly as it fell below $1,600 on Friday for the first time in six months. In one of the contrarian ways of the financial markets, gold has weakened as evidence has mounted that the global economy is recovering....
  • Pages from the Past: Tour of gold mines in Canada leads to wedding ring for Catonsville woman

    An article in the Feb. 15, 1913, edition of The Argus reported on the culmination of a long-distance romance sparked by a meeting during a tour of Canadian gold mines. Three thousand miles across the continent to Tacoma, Wash., Miss Ethel Patterson, of...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: Juneau, Alaska

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Juneau, Alaska
    Alaska’s state capital, Juneau, with its mountains, ice field, quaint narrow streets and early 19th century architecture left over from gold-mining days is a popular stop with passengers on Inside Passage and other Alaska cruise itineraries. And...
  • $12,000 reward for Gold Rush-era jewel box stolen from museum

     
    The Oakland Museum of California is offering a $12,000 reward for the safe recovery of a Gold Rush-era quartz- and gold-encrusted jewel box stolen from its permanent collection during a Monday burglary. The burglary was the second in as many......
  • Huell Howser memorial, sunset salute to be held at Griffith Observatory

     
    Admirers of Huell Howser will gather at Griffith Observatory next Tuesday for a sunset memorial organized by City Councilman Tom LaBonge....
  • California: Yreka a gold mine of natural wonders

     California: Yreka a gold mine of natural wonders
    YREKA, Calif. — Deep in Siskiyou County in far Northern California, high granite peaks and rocky streams have long incited gold miners, including my grandfather, who in the 1930s lived with his family — my grandmother, mother and aunt —...
  • 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...