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Narsai David On The Varieties Of Citrus + Making Marmalade

Narsai gives some historical tidbits on how citrus fruits played into California’s Gold Rush, before sharing his marmalade recipe that can use grapefruit, limes, lemons or oranges.

03/07/2014

Crews dig out a Gold Rush-era boat found buried at a construction site in San Francisco. (CBS)

SF Construction Crews Unearth Boat From Gold Rush Era

Construction crews in downtown San Francisco have unearthed the intact remains of a small boat that a local historian said offers a glimpse of what life was like during the city’s Gold Rush days.

07/25/2013

The 19th century jewelry box stolen from the Oakland Museum of California. (Oakland Museum of California)

Stolen Oakland Museum Artifact Recovered; Suspect Arrested

A suspect has been arrested and a stolen Gold Rush-era jewelry box recovered after the historic artifact was taken from the Oakland Museum of California in January, museum officials said Tuesday.

03/05/2013

Lusty Lady strip club

San Francisco Strip Club To Market Itself As Tourist Landmark

The dancers who own the iconic Lusty Lady strip club hope to make the San Francisco institution another landmark on tourists’ itineraries and distinguish itself from other strip clubs in the area.

06/21/2012

Transbay Transit Center Construction

Dig For SF’s Transbay Terminal Unearths Gold Rush Artifacts

The big dig for San Francisco’s multibillion dollar transportation hub has unearthed some artifacts from the city’s Gold Rush days.

12/25/2011

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