Watch: Modern-Day Gold Diggers in Sierra Nevada - NBC Southern California

    Watch: Modern-Day Gold Diggers in Sierra Nevada

    California's record drought is spurring a mini gold rush in the Sierra Nevada foothills that drew hordes of prospectors in 1849. Modern-day gold diggers are taking advantage of historically low water levels to search for the precious metal. (Published Friday, Mar 28, 2014) California's record drought is spurring a mini gold rush in the Sierra Nevada foothills that drew hordes of prospectors in 1849. See More