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Sky high gold prices -- given rise to the weekend prospector.
-- -- -- -- Nancy Roberts carries this Golden Nugget with her -- -- -- she goes I'm never -- if I have this them.
She's had a romance with gold for over 26 years but because of the economic downturn Roberts sometimes they'll circle to help pay bills.
Pay bills I paid rent.
I bought tires for my truck.
I fixed my vehicle if you have no money you give a candidate.
According to the department of conservation California it's experiencing new gold -- Today -- -- -- around 1700.
Dollars an ounce and Robert says the increase in gold has more people calling her to find out -- they can get on the gold -- They -- daily it's not uncommon for me to get Ford or 500 phone calls a year you to see you know alleged Chinese who can -- didn't pan am very.
And is now and then like -- Feingold.
Not all of California's new wave of cold winters are pretty -- warriors.
Authorities say professionals with heavy equipment and industrial tools are going after school sometimes illegally.
This state -- geology board says big cut mine in northern California is one illegal operation.
The board said the owner has received over one million dollars worth -- lives.
This is a -- and disregard for state law.
The state has charged mine owner Joseph hardest -- with fourteen charges ranging from not having the proper permits to causing environmental damage has operations.
We're planning to mine understanding -- -- -- goal.
Have been doing such.
For quite some time now.
But hard ST attorney says he's not doing anything illegal saying quote he is not -- for goal he wants operate his -- gravel business and quote.
And for those of you are looking to keep it legal and make a few bucks it doesn't cost a lot of money to pan for gold -- the -- In Fresno California Michelle McAleese soap box news.
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