| Feb 19, 2013
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-...
| Oct 11, 2013
Gold Fever on Discovery Friday, Oct. 11 beginning at 9pm ET and Friday, Oct. 18 beginning at 9pm ET: Discovery just can't get enough gold these days. In addition to their hit series Gold Rush, which makes it Season 4 return Oct. 25, the network is...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Two college savings plans managed by T. Rowe Price rank among the best in the country — the eighth time that the Baltimore-based investment firm has been included in Morningstar's annual survey of top plans.
Only once — the year after the...
| Dec 2, 2012
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 —...
| May 12, 2011
| 3:21 PM
Ready to tinker?
At San Francisco's Exploratorium (www.exploratorium.edu), visitors are invited to do just that. In fact, there's a Tinkering Studio where recently kids were busy figuring out how to connect wires to make buzzers work and lights go on and...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 10:42 AM
Those planning ahead to the summer of 2012 can likely figure on Indy race cars returning to the streets of Baltimore for Labor Day weekend.
Will Power had barely crossed the finish line Sunday to win the IZOD IndyCar Series race at the inaugural...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 5:54 PM
The use of a racially-charged epithet on the headstones of African-American gold miners has some people shaking their heads in disgust.
36 headstones at the Mormon Island Relocation Cemetery just a quarter mile from Folsom Lake were marked with the...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 1:59 PM
This afternoon we were visited by City Council candidate Emily Gabel-Luddy.
I hadn't really decided who to vote for next month because both candidates offer positive ideas, but I was very impressed with Gabel-Luddy's grasp of the budget problems facing...
| Apr 24, 2011
It seems as if almost every celebrity and Real Housewife is launching her own jewelry line as of late — and that means the pool for beautiful, well-crafted accessories has become a little murky. If you think it's difficult to see the shiny gems amid...
| Apr 29, 2011
A number of jewelry stores have been burglarized recently in Auburn, Nevada City, Lincoln and Sacramento.
The owners of Golden Swann Jewelry in Auburn say the suspects took off with $20,000 worth of jewelry using a simple scheme. One suspect distracted...
| May 8, 2011
When jewelry designer Kathryn Bentley and handbag designer Clare Vivier — who share a pared-down luxury aesthetic — outgrew their respective home offices, they set out to find a shared design studio.
The duo's ideal workspace turned out to be...