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California's Gold with Huell Howser

Devils Postpile

Surreal, awesome, unbelievable, weird? These are just some of the words that come out of your mouth when you view the Devils Postpile. Located in the Eastern Sierras, this formation is one of nature's true masterpieces. Towering 60 feet over the San Joaquin River the postpile looks like a huge cathedral pipe organ built entirely of stone. The postpile is actually composed of thousands of columns of fine-grained, black-colored basalt. 100,000 years ago cooling molten rock contracted, creating perfect cracks. As gravity pulled on the face it created thousands of columns and the postpile was born. 

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Huell Has Lunch With Hollywood Legends Ann Rutherford and Anne Jeffreys

Huell revisits The French Garden in downtown Los Angeles, but this time, he brings along two very special lunch dates: Hollywood legends Ann Rutherford and Anne Jeffreys.
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Huell tours the Vincent Price Art Museum, which opened in May 2011 at East Los Angeles College in Monterey Park.
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Barack Obama's California College Days

Join Huell as he gets the Presidential tour of Occidental College in Eagle Rock, where Barack Obama spent his Freshman and Sophomore years.
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Huell Tries to Get Healed with 'Gold Rush Medicine' at Sacramento's Sutter's Fort

The "doctoring" that took place during the Gold Rush are examined at Sutters Fort in Sacramento.
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Ever See Those Oil Islands in Long Beach? Huell Explores Them for Us

Huell visits four architectural gems and learns about their rich oil history.
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