So much for finding real money the old fashioned way- at least in California. Guess its time to head north to Alaska- the last frontier.
There's gold in them thar hills, but pretty soon you won't be allowed to touch it. In California, the state built on gold, the time is up for prospectors who are about to see their way of life declared illegal. Just 162 years after history's biggest gold rush, diggers - or dredgers as they now are - are losing a long-running battle with environmentalists.