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Yearly Archives: 1997

Mule Days- California’s Gold (808)

Written on November 8, 1997 at 5:17 am, by

They’ve been a part of the California landscape for hundreds of years, helping to build our canals and highways and railroads, hauling our freight, our silver bullion and, of course, playing a major role during the gold rush era. However, many people are under the false impression that they’re stubborn, while others tend to overlook  Continue Reading »

Hollywood and Vine- The Bench (015)

Written on September 1, 1997 at 10:35 pm, by

Huell meets a variety of people on the corner of Hollywood and Vine.

Water Court Plaza- The Bench (016)

Written on August 1, 1997 at 10:30 pm, by

Huell meets a variety of folks at the Water Court at California Plaza in Downtown Los Angeles.

Japanese American Home Movies- California’s Gold (106)

Written on April 23, 1997 at 9:33 pm, by

It’s like stepping back in time. A glimpse of what life was like in California during the 1920s, 30s and 40s. And this look back is made even more fascinating because it is from the Japanese-American perspective through the medium of home movies! In this special one-hour edition of “California’s Gold,” host Huell Howser visits  Continue Reading »

Union Station- The Bench (011)

Written on March 29, 1997 at 11:46 pm, by

Huell goes to the Los Angeles Union Station.

Beverly Park- The Bench (014)

Written on February 14, 1997 at 6:27 pm, by

During a drive down Beverly Blvd in Los Angeles, Huell stops and talks to people in a park.1997

Manhattan Beach- The Bench (013)

Written on February 1, 1997 at 10:41 pm, by

Huell spends the morning in Manhattan Beach.

Snow & Ice- California’s Gold (812)

Written on January 8, 1997 at 7:23 pm, by

Sunny beaches and swaying palm trees are very much a part of what California is all about. So are snow and ice. And to prove it, host Huell Howser and camerman Luis Fuerte bundle up and travel to one of the coldest places in our state in search of historic snow and ice. They find it first  Continue Reading »

Wind- California’s Gold (809)

Written on January 8, 1997 at 7:21 pm, by

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  Continue Reading »

Vandenberg- California’s Gold (811)

Written on January 8, 1997 at 7:17 pm, by

It began back in 1941 when it was known as Camp Cooke and served as a U.S. Army training facility for tanks and infantry troops. With the advent of the missile age in the 1950s, the land was transferred to the U.S Air Force for use as a missile training base. The first missile was  Continue Reading »