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California's Gold: Aircraft Carriers

Aircraft Carriers

California has a rich maritime history and has been at the forefront of naval warfare since the beginning. In this special one-hour adventure, Huell visits two aircraft carriers that are now museums in the waters of California.

First it's off to San Diego to visit the USS Midway, which has steamed through a 47-year career of service. Imagine a carrier that was commissioned in 1945 and served as a flagship in Desert Storm in 1991. No other carrier served as long as the USS Midway. She opened in 2004 as a naval aviation museum and is now the pride of San Diego's waterfront. Next it's off to Alameda to visit the carrier USS Hornet that is a national treasure, having participated in two of the greatest events of the 20th century -- World War II and the Apollo 11 manned space mission. This floating museum even has the Airstream trailer that the Apollo astronauts lived in for three days after returning to earth!

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Gardena Art

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Castaic Brick

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Starr Ranch

Huell travels to Orange County to the Starr Ranch Sanctuary. He gets a special tour of the facility and takes a close look at their “Owl Cam”. Starr Ranch Sanctuary is a 4,000 acre preserve owned and operated by the National Audubon Society. It is located in the foothills of the Santa Ana Mountains in southeastern Orange County, California, approximately 60 miles southeast of Los Angeles.

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Crystal Cove

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Krispy Kream Donuts

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Roman Gann Update

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C & K (Greek Deli)

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Sikhs

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Iron Gardens

Meet Anna Jorgenson and her daughters in the small town of Idyllwild, where Anna’s husband created an entire garden from objects made of iron.

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Chp

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UCLA Film Archive

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San Bernardino Station

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Pastrami

Huell stops by Langer's Deli on Alvarado Street, which has been slicing up pastrami sandwiches since 1947. He then visits Johnnie's, a Culver City landmark since 1952 famous for its hot dogs, hamburgers, and of course, pastrami.

RELATED: Check out KCET Food's search for the best pastrami in Los Angeles.



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Persimmon Lady

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Tacos Claritas

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Warner Brothers

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Weed Show

Weeds are a real nuisance for most gardeners, but that's not the case for the members of the 29 Palms Historical Society. Huell visits the 29 Palms' annual Weed Show and gets a close-up look at some very special "weeds."

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Nypd Blue

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Bad Art

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Fountains of Los Angeles



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Spring Burn

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Wind

Some people like it -- to others, it's a nuisance. Something "to come in out of." But like it or not, everyone would agree it's been a part of the history of California since the very beginning. We're talking about wind. And on this particular adventure, host Huell Howser goes in search of some of the most historic and strongest wind around.

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Er

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Van De Kamps

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Boat Builders

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Music Store

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Man Mi Bakery

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Russian Ballet

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Pop Up Books

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Beach Artist

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Shrine

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Diving School

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Cultural Center

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Elephant

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Stan Betz

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Cliftons

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Pig & Whistle

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Herb Jeffries

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