May 2005 by Scott HarnExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
• Mulligan for Clyburn—bogey for taxpayers
• The pig is back at the trough
• Mothers Against Renaming Roadways
• Royal Gold, Inc.
• Placer Dome, Inc.
The interesting thing about the Mother Lode area is that we can pretty much find at least a little gold in any creek or river (and even in some of the many dry gulches).
Newmont Mining Corp. is intensifying a global hunt for the next mother lode of gold.
The Forest Service recently announced a new area set aside for recreational gold panning on the South Yuba River, east of Nevada City.
• Man turns in two gold bars...
• You'd better get used to the dark...
There are many other locations in the area where gold has been found, but Woods Creek is the most famous of the creeks and gulches in the area where the 49ers searched for that elusive yellow metal.
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