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Gold coins found in the home of a deceased Carson City man. (CBS)

Bay Area Woman Puts Nevada Recluse’s Gold Fortune Up For Auction

The public will get its first look at a gold fortune that has been hidden away in Nevada for years.


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Gold Prices Driving Factor Behind Rise In Palo Alto Home Burglaries

Palo Alto saw a significant increase in home burglaries last year, police said, driven largely by the allure of gold.


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

Oakland Museum Releases Photos Of Stolen Gold Artifact

The Oakland Museum of California released photos Wednesday of an 19th century artifact stolen from the museum last week in the hope of recovering it.


A card in place of a gold jewel box stolen from the Oakland Museum of California. (CBS)

$12K Reward Announced In Oakland Museum Robbery

Oakland Museum officials Wednesday announced a $12,000 reward for the safe recovery of a Gold Rush-era jewel box that was stolen from the museum during a break-in on Monday.


Gold coins found in the home of a deceased Carson City man. (CBS)

Marin County Teacher Declared Sole Heir Of $7.4M Gold Coin Fortune

A judge in Nevada has declared a substitute teacher in San Rafael the sole heir of a gold coin fortune worth $7.4 million.


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Metal Price Surge Prompting Revival Of California Gold Country Mining

With the price of the metal near historic highs, hovering around $1,700 an ounce, the first large-scale hard rock gold mining operation in a half-century is coming back to life.


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$2M In Gold, Gems Stolen From Mariposa Mining Museum In Brazen Daytime Robbery

California investigators were looking for thieves who made off with an estimated $2 million in precious gems and gold from a Central Valley museum during a brazen daytime robbery.


Hercules neighborhood where burglars stole around $600,000 in jewelry and other valuables from a home on August 20, 2012. (CBS)

$600,000 In Jewelry, Valuables Stolen From Hercules Home

Authorities are searching for burglars who stole more than half a million dollars worth of diamonds, cash and other valuables from a home in an upscale Hercules neighborhood.


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ConsumerWatch: Ex-Employees Of Gold Buying Operation Reveal Tactics

Former employees of a gold buying firm are revealing tricks of the trade they say are meant to rip off customers, following a CBS 5 undercover investigation.


Gold Jewelry. (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Traveling Gold Buying Operation Under Scrutiny

The tight economy is forcing a lot of people to sell their family heirlooms, especially their gold. But one of the largest operations, setting up shop at hotels across the country, is being accused of fraud.





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