January 2022 Meeting Cancelled

UPDATE : January meeting is CANCELLED

1/12/22 UPDATE: Out of an abundance of caution, our January gathering is CANCELLED. Because of Sonoma County health order now in effect through February 11, we will not be having the monthly meeting or raffle. However, we’re planning to reconnect with everyone in February, tentatively Sunday 2/20/22. We will keep you all updated as the Read more about UPDATE : January meeting is CANCELLED[…]

11/13/2021 Gathering Announcement – Second meeting…

Attention all interested Gold Diggers, family and friends: By consensus we will be making a decision on the future of the club. This very important date is the opportunity to have your voices heard. If you cannot attend, please feel free to contact us at santarosagolddiggers@gmail.com so we can share your input at the gathering. Read more about 11/13/2021 Gathering Announcement – Second meeting…[…]

SRGD Gathering 10-23-21

10/23/2021 Gathering Announcement – Getting The Band Back Together!

Attention all interested Gold Diggers, family and friends: Much time has passed since our club has been inactive due to the Covid-19 mandated shutdown. At this time, we want to invite you to a gathering to discuss what’s next for SRGD. Gathering will be held at: Sports Basement, 1970 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa 95407 Read more about 10/23/2021 Gathering Announcement – Getting The Band Back Together![…]

Free Detailed Topo Maps

FREE Printable USGS PDF TOPO! Maps A quick and easy way to download any 7.5 minute topo National Geographic has built an easy to use web interface that allows anyone to quickly find any 7.5 minute topo in the continental U.S.A. for downloading and printing. Each topo has been pre-processed to print on a standard Read more about Free Detailed Topo Maps[…]

KSRO 1350 Interview

Randy Ricci and Robert Kinney recently did an radio interview on KSRO 1350 to talk about how the recent storms will effect gold prospecting this year and about the Santa Rosa Gold Diggers too. Click the link below to listen to the recording of the live interview: Interview: Have Recent Storms Created a Mini Gold Read more about KSRO 1350 Interview[…]

KRCB Interview

Randy Ricci and Robert Kinney did an interview with Bruce Robinson on KRCB last week and it aired today. See the short article Bruce Robinson wrote and listen to the recording below. Winter Rains Boost Gold Fever By Bruce Robinson • Mar 20, 2017 It may be small bits at the bottom of the pan, Read more about KRCB Interview[…]

Gold Found in Sonoma County August 14, 1896

A bit of history for you, published in the San Francisco Call on August 14th, 1896 GOLD FOUND IN SONOMA COUNTY, Yellow Flakes Brought to Santa Rosa by a Woman. MRS. LEGGITT’S PLUCK. Perseveres as a Prospector and at Last Strikes a Ledge of Quartz. ITS LOCATION KEPT SECRET. A Housewife’s Success in Delving for Read more about Gold Found in Sonoma County August 14, 1896[…]

BBQ & Gold Panning Competition a Success!

The Santa Rosa Gold Diggers BBQ and Panning Competition on August, 20th was a complete success! We were thrilled to see so many people show up, the energy was amazing and time flew by. We will have pictures posted soon but in the meantime, for a sneak peak,  several members have posted photos on our facebook page, Read more about BBQ & Gold Panning Competition a Success![…]