Posted by: gaiatahoe | March 30, 2014

California drought: Dry Sierra hills spur mini gold rush

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Low water levels have led to a mini gold rush in the same Sierra Nevada foothills that drew legions of fortune seekers from around the world in the mid-1800s, as amateur prospectors dig for riverbed riches in spots that have been out of reach for…

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