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Oakland Museum Recovers Gold Treasures

March 5, 2013 | 1:38 pm

Oakland Museum Recovers Gold Treasures

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Police have recovered gold treasures stolen from the Oakland Museum of California and arrested a suspect, the museum announced on Tuesday afternoon. From the museum’s Facebook page: We are happy to report the safe recovery of the stolen historic jewelry box and gold nuggets to OMCA’s collection. We’re thrilled and humbled to have these stolen […]

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New Gold Fever Spurs Reopening of Big Calif. Mine

December 18, 2012 | 10:36 am

New Gold Fever Spurs Reopening of Big Calif. Mine

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by Don Thompson, Associated Press SUTTER CREEK, Calif. (AP) — The gold miners who made California famous were the rugged loners trying to shake nuggets loose from streams or hillsides. The ones who made the state rich were those who worked for big mining companies that blasted gold from an underground world of dust and […]

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