| Jan 21, 2013
| 8:12 AM
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...
| Jan 6, 2013
If you invested in a solid mix of stock and bond funds at the beginning of 2012, and didn't peek at them during the stock market stress of the past year, you probably will be delighted when you open your year-end statement from your 401(k) or brokerage...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 5:44 PM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Businesses that pay cash for gold could face tighter regulation under legislation being proposed by a southwestern Indiana lawmaker.
Democratic Rep. Gail Riecken of Evansville wants to require gold buyers to register with 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 —...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 4:28 PM
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...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 5:33 PM
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...
| 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...
| Oct 2, 2011
My brother, John, tried to sleep during the boring part of the three-hour trip from Los Angeles to Convict Lake in the Eastern Sierra.
Fortunately, I was driving. Besides, I don't think there's a boring part, especially once you get on U.S. 395 in the...
| Jul 18, 2010
Like boring miles beneath the ocean in search of fossil fuels, cartooning is a dirty job, but somebody's gotta do it. And there's no capping our inkwells. Chip Bok dumped on President Obama's deepwater exploration moratorium. Matt Bors drilled the black-...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 4:44 PM
In Orlando, the top shows were "Undercover Boss" with 153,500 viewers, "Blue Bloods" with 142,800 and "A Gifted Man" with 128,100. Rounding out the top five were "Shark Tank" with 103,200 and "Primetime" with 87,400...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Scarlett Johansson naked photo hacking solved? Christoper Chaney has been arrested on suspicion of e-mail hacking revealing pictures of Scarlett Johansson, Mila Kunis, Christina Aguilera and others. Pictures of Scarlett Johannson naked were distributed...