2015 PLP Octoberfest Fundraiser Event

PLP is celebrating it’s 25th Anniversary this year! Please come out to honor Jerry and celebrate PLP’s many fine accomplishments with us! We will honor Jerry’s memory and acknowledging his role in mentoring those who are carrying on his legacy of keeping our public lands open to multiple use.

Event Location: Sleepy Bear Mining, Randsburg, CA
Who: EVERYONE is welcome to join in this event.  The claim will be open to prospecting, metal detecting, off-roading, dirt biking- camping etc. 

When: Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday October 9th through 12th, 2015

Pre-registartion is REQUIRED, donations are $50.00 per adult 18 and over & $10.00 per participant 17 and under.

Donations include: Entry into the 4 day event, motorhome & tent camping, Saturday night BBQ, bonfire, music, prize give-away entries, speakers/seminars, community dig put on by Keene Engineering (see details posted below), gold panning with the GPAA for adults and gold & GEM panning for participants 17 & under. Participants 17 & under will receive a GPAA gold pan and a GPAA scoop to keep & use at the GPAA's panning station.  Additionally, the GPAA has invited participants to tour the Duisenburg Lost Dutchman's Mining Association Camp, which is just a few miles away.



Rusty's Gold & Treasure Grand Opening

We are pleased to announce that Rusty's Gold & Treasure Hunting Supply has found a new location.

Please join us for our Grand Opening this Saturday, July 18th. The store will be open from noon to 5pm.

There will be refreshments and door prizes. We also plan to have at least 4 special drawings to give away some extra special gifts as our way of thanking everyone for their support.

New Store Location:

390 S. Tustin St., Orange, CA 92866

We are located in the Eldorado Plaza (near Fowler's Gun Shop) between the 22 frwy. and Chapman Ave.

We hope to see you on Saturday!

Rusty & Sonia Nelson

Rusty's Gold & Treasure Hunting Supply






2015-2016 Election Results

  • President
    • Fred Dahl
  • Vice President
    • John Estrada
  • Secretary
    • Aaron Brendzy
  • Treasurer
    • Nikki Brady
  • Board Members
    • Dan Martin
    • Doris Holden
    • Joe Heithe
    • Bob Ashe
    • Bill Brady
    • Pat Ashe
    • Kevin Regli
    • Bonnie Heidler
    • Marshall Holman

I would like to thank everyone who volunteered to run for a board position.

WEPC would not be here, if not for the volunteers.

Lois Dickson will be greatly missed

In Loving Memory

Lois Ann Dickson, 74 of Moreno Valley, California passed away on June 8, 2015 after a valiant battle with cancer.

Lois was born September 13, 1940, in Columbus, OH.    she was the daughter of the Esta Boice and the late Hollis Boice.
Lois was always quick to smile and made friends easily. She was prolific, published artist with tremendous talent that transcended all mediums, including painting, drawing, and ceramics.  She loved to spend time with members of the Art Association , West End Prospectors, and her church.

Lois is survived by her mother Esta Boice; siblings Belva, Elden, and Roger; children James, Kimberlyn, Mark, and Michael; and grandchildren Brandon, Eric, Jamie, Joseph, Ryan, Sean, and Stephanie.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday June 24 at 10:00am at the Church of Christ located at 3601 Adams Street in Riverside, CA.  There will also be a graveside service at Riverside National Cemetery at 1 PM, immediately following the church service.

Flowers and condolences can be sent in care of:

Miller-Jones Mortuary

23618 Sunnymead Blvd

Moreno Valley, CA 92553


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