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March 9, 1989 | BOB BAKER, Times Staff Writer
Federal prosecutors intend to seize $80 million in assets--including a 10-story building in downtown Los Angeles--from 33 wholesale jewelers and associates who were indicted Wednesday for allegedly laundering cocaine profits. The seizures in the money-laundering case would exceed the $60.6 million in property and money seized by the U.S. attorney's Los Angeles office during all of 1988, U.S. Atty. Robert Bonner said at a news conference.
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January 27, 2000 | ROBIN RAUZI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Gold has been the measure of--or the metaphor for--wealth as long as there's been wealth worth measuring. Twice as heavy as lead, 55 times more valuable than silver, gold has the power to change history. California immigration skyrocketed during the Gold Rush, for instance; San Francisco grew from a sleepy burg of 800 souls to a booming city of 30,000 between 1846 and 1850. The allure lingers to this day. This weekend, go for the gold.
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