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Monthly Archives: November 1994

California Flowers- California’s Gold (506)

Written on November 8, 1994 at 5:11 am, by

One of Huell’s favorite things is when California blooms anew, bringing forth a striking display of flowers. Huell visits three places across the state where the splendor of California is in full bloom: Daffodil Hill in the Gold Country, the Ranunculas fields of Carlsbad Ranch, and the California Poppy Reserve in Antelope Valley–all amazing vistas  Continue Reading »

Water Under Pressure- California’s Gold (501)

Written on November 8, 1994 at 5:09 am, by

Huell looks at two historic examples of water under pressure: first at the Malakoff Diggins State Park in the Sierra foothills, where for decades miners used tremendous water cannons to help dissolve mountains in search of precious metals. Today Huell visits a vast man-made valley that remains a testament to the power of this process.  Continue Reading »