February 2009 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Thanks to the hard work of our writers and staff, along with the support of our advertisers, we are beginning our 75th year in print.
Science has shown, over the past few centuries, that there is a direct correlation between certain plants and their geophysical surroundings.
Throughout history, the demand for commodities has been constantly increasing. It is difficult to envision a reversal of this trend. Between China and India alone, roughly two billion people are on the verge of becoming middle class consumers. Good or bad, this is called progress, and it seems inevitable.
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• No real loss for the National Park Service
• Time to redefine “non-essential”
• Who’s in charge of the button?
The Candelaria area is of interest to prospectors not just for silver, gold and other metals, but also for the beautiful gemstones found there.
The seventh annual California State Championships started off with a roar and it never ended until the champions were named at the end of the two-day event. The setting was perfect. The event was being held in the historic mining town of Foresthill, northeast of Sacramento.
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