Huell Howser

Where's Huell? (June 28- July 4)

huell-innout-sign.jpgHollywood shrubs, burger headquarters, and old locomotives.

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Monday - June 28, 7:30pm: Movie Nursery - Huell visits Jackson Shrub a family owen and operated nursery that has been supplying the movie and television industry with both live and artificial plants since 1937. And two years after its founding, Jackson Shrub dressed the backdrop of an American classic in green.

Tuesday - June 29, 7:30pm: Mendocino Botanical Garden - The Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens is the only public garden in the continental United States located directly on the coast. Huell explores this rare jewel set within coastal pines and coastal bluffs in Fort Bragg. In addition to its diverse flora, there is a retail nursery and garden shop as well as workshops, classes and lectures so you may take a bit of the garden home with you. A popular Mendocino plant that Huell won't see this trip — marijuana: the number one cash crop in the county.


Wednesday - June 30, 7:30pm: Food Bank - Huell tours the Los Angeles Regional Foodbank. Pasadena resident, Tony Collier, founded Los Angeles Regional Foodbank in 1973 at the Grandview Foundation. Originally operating out of a two-car garage, the Foodbank's current facility is a 96,000 square foot facility specifically designed to serve as a food bank. Huell had a few thoughts to share after his tour of this impressive organization.

Thursday - July 1, 7:30pm: Leonis Adobe - Huell and a group of school children go back in time to the early 1800s, when the day's chores included blacksmithing, cow-roping, and winemaking. We look inside the ranch and home of San Fernando Valley businessman Miguel Leonis, a hidden treasure which was nearly demolished in the 1960s and has become the state's Historical Landmark Number One.

Friday - July 2, 7:30pm: Skunk Train - Following the the coastal "Redwood Route" as it has since 1885, the Skunk Train takes Huell on an inspiring ride through ageless redwoods and over spectacular mountains. It began as a logging train taking valuable lumber to the Mendocino Coast, and now provides passengers a glimpse of history and scenic beauty.

Monday - July 4, 7:30pm: In-N-Out Burger - Huell takes us on an hour-long California's Gold Special which looks at the history of In-N-Out Burger. This is the first time television cameras have ever been allowed to shoot inside a store. And this special also includes an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the In-N-Out Heaquarters in Baldwin Park, where it all started back in 1948. At the end of his visit, Huell took a stab at singing the In-N-Out jingle. He didn't do half bad.