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There’s Gold In ‘Dem Drought-Dry California Creeks

California’s prolonged drought has created opportunities for prospectors and miners panning, sluicing, chiseling and diving for gold.

06/24/2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MARCH 9: Apple CEO Tim Cook announces the Apple Watch during an Apple special event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on March 9, 2015 in San Francisco, California. Apple Inc. is expected to unveil more details on the much anticipated Apple Watch, the tech giant's entry into the rapidly growing wearable technology segment. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Apple’s $10K Watch Too Pricey? Get One Gold Plated

Jewelers are undercutting Apple’s pricey $10,000 gold model watch by gold-plating cheaper models.

05/05/2015

American Eagle and South African Krugerrand gold bullion is offered for sale at the Chicago Coin Company May 11, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois. Inflationary worries today drove gold above $725 an ounce, a new 25-year high. The record for gold was set in January 1980 when it hit $875 an ounce during a two-day buying surge. (Photo Illustration by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Gold Mining May Peak This Year, Collapse By 2035

There may not be much gold and diamonds left for miners, with other metals also running out.

03/31/2015

toilet, flush, water

Gold From Poop? USGS Scientists Look At Recovering Valuable Metals From Feces, Sewage

What goes down the drain might be more valuable than people think. Scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey are looking at the possibility of recovering gold, along with rare elements from feces and sewage.

03/25/2015

Brikk's Lux Watch Omni. (Source: Brikk)

Diamond-Encrusted 24K Gold Version Of Apple’s Smart Watch Costs $75K

If the mere idea of a smart watch seems like a waste of money, get ready to be flabbergasted because a luxury watch maker is selling a $75,000 diamond-encrusted version of Apple’s newest gadget.

03/09/2015

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Gold Heist: Thieves Nab Nuggets After Plowing SUV Into Wells Fargo Museum In San Francisco

Three people wearing ski masks robbed San Francisco’s Wells Fargo History Museum early Tuesday morning, police said.

01/27/2015

Gold Jewelry

Street Robbers Targeting People Of Indian Descent Wearing Gold Jewelry In Santa Clara, Sunnyvale

Street robberies in Santa Clara and Sunnyvale have been targeting people of Indian descent wearing gold jewelry, the Santa Clara Police Department announced Wednesday.

11/19/2014

Fire hydrant on Marsh Creek Road.

Drought Turns East Bay City Into Wild, Wild West With Thieves Stealing Precious Water

Clayton is a city remains true to its western roots. In this town, water has become as precious as gold, and thieves are resorting to stealing it.

11/08/2014

Model of nugget. (Photo by Universal History Archive/UIG/Getty Images)

6-Pound Gold Nugget Going Up For Sale In San Francisco

One of the biggest gold nuggets found in modern times in Northern California’s historic Gold Country is going up for sale.

10/22/2014

A man handles gold chains at a jewelry shop. (Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images)

Santa Clara Robber Targets People Of Indian Descent, Ripping Gold Chains Off Their Necks

Santa Clara police were investigating a series of street robberies this month apparently targeting people of Indian descent, police said Tuesday.

09/30/2014

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