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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • San Diego Man Linked to Federal Reserve Bomb Plotter

    San Diego Man Linked to Federal Reserve Bomb Plotter
    NEW YORK -- Terror suspect Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ashan Nafis remains behind bars accused of plotting to bomb the Federal Reserve Branch in Manhattan. But in a new development, the FBI has arrested and searched the San Diego apartment of 36-year-old...
  • T. Rowe Price-managed college savings plans take home gold

    T. Rowe Price-managed college savings plans take home gold
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Shopping: Fred Segal's daughter goes into the biz

    Shopping: Fred Segal's daughter goes into the biz
    When it comes to L.A. shopping and style, it doesn't get much more legendary than Fred Segal. The retailer — who set up his first Fred Segal shop almost 50 years ago in West Hollywood — is a trendsetter, and the various stores he's operated...
  • Shopping: Vivier and Bentley store opens in Silver Lake

    Shopping: Vivier and Bentley store opens in Silver Lake
    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...