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California Gold Mining

This Ghost Town Is For Sale...And It's Cheaper Than Buying Your Apartment

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 11.13.2013 | HuffPost Home

A California property owner is literally sitting on a goldmine and is selling the land on Craigslist for just under a quarter of a million dollars. ...

Gold Rush Redux: Mining Dispute Recalls California's Wild West Roots

AP | DON THOMPSON | Posted 04.09.2012 | San Francisco

PLACERVILLE, Calif. — California's Gold Rush was more than a century-and-a-half ago, but its Wild West spirit lives on in a dispute between gove...

FOOL'S GOLD: Illegal Mining Threatens California's Most Famous National Park

| Posted 11.27.2011 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Susanne Rust As state officials spar with illegal gold miners in El Dorado County, env...

GOLD RUSH 2.0: 'Outlaw Miners' On The Rise In One California County

| Posted 11.13.2011 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Susanne Rust Despite notices from the state and at least $100,000 in fines so far, a s...