Huell Howser with Poppies

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In this classic Videolog, Huell visits a cat litter mine and factory.



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California's Golden Parks

Leo Carrillo Ranch

Once owned by famous Hollywood move star Leo Carrillo, Los Quiotes is a 27-acre historic park in the lovely town of Carlsbad. It contains and protects many of the original historic structures and outbuildings associated with Leo Carrillo’s use of the ranch. This ranch was Leo’s way to escape the hustle and bustle of Hollywood and a place for he and his wife to “get away”. This beautiful ranch eventually fell off the radar and was almost lost forever, until a group of concerned citizens stepped in.

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Michael Adams

Huell travels north to the Yosemite Valley to meet up with Michael Adams. Michael is the son of Ansel Adams, arguably our countries most famous photographer. They travel through the valley and learn about why this place was so important to Ansel. Huell gets some very personal insight into the mind of Ansel and also learns about the family's early history in Yosemite. The backdrop to this adventure is as good as it gets.

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Road Trip

Jamestown

Huell travels to the historic Gold Rush town of Jamestown in Tuolumne County. This beautiful town is known for its amazing buildings, including the National Hotel, which has been lovingly restored to its 1800’s charm. Huell also visits Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, which is home to one of America’s last intact, still-operating railroad roundhouses.

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California's Golden Parks

Shasta

Shasta City is located six miles west of Redding. During the California gold rush it was the “Queen City” of California’s northern mining district prospering from 1850-1890. Huell Howser visits Shasta State Historic Park, a reminder of the area’s gold rush legacy with brick ruins of a once thriving gold rush shopping district and a courthouse museum filled with original artifacts from the era.   

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Rain Bird

In this episode of California's Gold, Huell explores the history of Rain Bird, a sprinkler manufacturer with a remarkable history beginning with a Glendora citrus farmer named Orton Englehart, who invented the first impact sprinklers in the 1930s. Rain Bird also demonstrates their latest in sprinkler technology.

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California's Golden Parks

Bidwell Park

Join Huell as he visits Bidwell Park in Chico. Encompassing almost 3,670 acres, it is one of the largest municipal parks in the United States. 2005 marks the centennial of the park’s original gift of pristine California countryside by the Bidwell family, Chico’s founders, for the “pleasure of the people of said city for all time.

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Chiriaco Summit

Situated 30 miles east of Indio, this popular stop for travelers and truckers who want to gas up, get a home cooked meal or browse for knick-knacks is celebrating its 75th anniversary. Huell spends the day with the people who live and work in this desert outpost as they enjoy this milestone.

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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.

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Jacaranda

Huell, with the help of his friends from the Braille Institute, learns about the history of jacaranda trees in California, which dates back to the 1890s when horticulturalist Kate Sessions first planted the seeds in Balboa Park. The blooming purple trees can now be seen all across the state, and we will find that some people call the jacarandas a “mess” while others call them a “miracle”.

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Neptune Pool

Huell gets a behind-the-scenes tour and takes the "swim of a lifetime" in the Neptune pool at Hearst Castle, which is arguably one of the most spectacular pools in the world. It is fed by mountain water and is surrounded by ancient Roman columns and statues. Designed by architect Julia Morgan, the Neptune pool was constructed in 1924 and finally completed after several redesigns in 1936.

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Tales from the Golden Empire

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the Federal Reserve is thinking seriously about increasing interest rates next month, but one thing has to happen first. And, starter homes are in short supply. So what's preventing builders from building more of them?

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Golden Gate Replicas

Huell visits two replicas of the Golden Gate Bridge: the walkway to the Point Bonita Lighthouse, and the Guy West Footbridge at Cal State University Sacramento.

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Basset Hound Picnic

Huell goes to the 1997 Basset Hound Picnic, sponsored by the Basset Hound Club of So. Cal. Watch as the hounds are judged on longest ears, best howl, and saddest face.

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Places I've Wanted to Go

Join Huell on an adventure to two places he's wanted to visit for years. First up is a stop along Highway 395 to see the Upside Down House in Lee Vining. Built by Nellie Bly O'Bryan and inspired by children's books, it's considered Mono County's first man-made tourist attraction. Huell gets a tour from some of the locals who restored it lovingly after years of decay.

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Road Trip

Hanford

Hanford is a town that loves its history and knows how to show it off. Huell starts his adventure in the main town square that has a beautiful vintage carousel that is popular with tourists and locals alike. Then he’s off on a fire truck tour of downtown, to breakfast at Star Restaurant, coffee at Art Works, ice cream at Superior Dairy, a visit to the Fox Theatre, Carnegie Museum and Church of the Saviour and all of this on the first day!

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