HuellHiddenGems

Hidden Gems

Huell visits two of LA's best hidden museums: the Hancock Library at USC and the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, a rare book research library associated with UCLA. He ends with a couple of other hidden gems from the video archives.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Coastal Cactus Garden

Tucked away behind the Hamlet at Moonstone Gardens Restaurant in Cambria, is an expansive cactus garden. Join Huell as he strolls through this Central Coast gem filled with indigenous and exotic plants.

  • 2017-02-20T00:30:00-08:00
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Venice Beach

Huell finds out why Venice Beach is such an popular attraction for both tourists and locals alike. He watches paddle tennis, volleyball and meets the “tree man.” 

  • 2017-02-20T01:00:00-08:00
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Fort Tejon

You’ve passed it hundreds of times, high atop the grapevine on I-5, jokingly referred to as the most famous bathroom between LA and Bakersfield, it’s really an amazing place. Join Huell as he gets a living history lesson on the over 135 years of soldiers, goldminers, and other frontier folk.  

  • 2017-02-23T11:00:00-08:00
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Lint Art

Huell visits his artist friend Slater Barron to witness the beauty of art made from dryer lint. Yes, lint. This is an update of a 20-year-old "Videolog" episode.


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  • 2017-03-01T11:00:00-08:00
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Lindbergh Beacon

Huell traces the history of the 1928 Lindbergh Beacon, which was discovered at a city warehouse in the 1990s, restored to its original glory, and now shines over downtown Los Angeles from the top of City Hall. We also revisit Huell's original segment on the Beacon, when Project Restore rededicated the Beacon in the LAX terminal after a 50-year absence.

  • 2017-03-02T11:00:00-08:00
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Yamashiro

Yamashiro -- a replica of a magnificent palace located near Kyoto, Japan -- was created in 1911 as a private residence. It was a club for the ultra-exclusive during the golden age of Hollywood, but is now a restaurant.

  • 2017-03-03T11:00:00-08:00
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California Testers

Huell visits the Smith-Emery Company in Los Angeles, which has been in business since 1904 and whose staff of inspectors and engineers put all sorts of construction materials through rigorous tests.

  • 2017-03-06T11:00:00-08:00
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Forest Photographer

  • 2017-03-06T11:30:00-08:00
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Stan's Donuts

For almost 40 years, Stan's Corner Donut Shop of Westwood, California, has baked the world's most gourmet donuts. From a Cinnamon Chocolate Cheese Danish to an Apple Fritter to a Reese's Peanut Butter Pocket with fresh banana. Stan's offers donuts you will find nowhere else in the world.



  • 2017-03-07T11:00:00-08:00
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Hollywood Reservoir

  • 2017-03-07T11:30:00-08:00
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Munch Box

Huell heads to Chatsworth to visit The Munch Box, a popular burger stand that has been around since 1956 and is now officially a historic cultural landmark.



  • 2017-03-09T11:00:00-08:00
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Aerial L.A.

  • 2017-03-10T11:00:00-08:00
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K-9's

  • 2017-03-12T12:00:00-07:00
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Slash X Cafe

Huell pulls off the road in Barstow for a bite to eat at the Slash X Cafe, a favorite of off-roaders who usually pull up on their dirt bikes, quads or trucks.

  • 2017-03-13T12:00:00-07:00
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Ferguson's Shells

Huell's off to Wilmington to visit Ferguson's Marine Specialties, which is owned and operated by Ralph Ferguson and his daughter, Lupe. Once inside, Huell is literally surrounded by beautiful seashells from all over the world.

 

  • 2017-03-14T12:00:00-07:00
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Griffith Park Live Steamers

All aboard as Huell visits the Griffith Steamers.

  • 2017-03-15T12:00:00-07:00
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Bike Race

  • 2017-03-17T12:00:00-07:00
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