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Yearly Archives: 2001

Julian- Road Trip (110)

Written on November 8, 2001 at 4:34 am, by

Described as “the ultimate Sunday drive destination,” Huell Howser’s latest Road Trip takes him to the rustic town of Julian, in northern San Diego County. Settled as a gold mining town in 1869, Julian didn’t disappear once the mines were depleted. The residents planted apple orchards, and apples remain the backbone of the local economy.  Continue Reading »

Constitution Day- Visiting (929)

Written on October 24, 2001 at 9:28 pm, by

Huell travels to San Pedro on September 17 to take part in the local Daughters of the American Revolution Constitution Day celebration.  2001

Palm Desert- Palm Springs Week (4)

Written on October 24, 2001 at 9:20 pm, by

Huell visits Palm Desert with Dan Callahan of the Palm Desert Historical Society and Mayor Buford Crites. Palm Desert Historical Society (760) 346-6588  2001

Owens Dry Lake- Visiting (943)

Written on October 24, 2001 at 9:09 pm, by

Huell travels to the Eastern Sierras with the DWP to visit Owens Lake to see their efforts to minimize the dust problem that has plagued the surrounding communities for many years and also learn a little bit about the history of the lake.  2001

Inspiring Stories- Visiting (942)

Written on October 24, 2001 at 9:08 pm, by

Huell talks with Alan Cronin, his family and other patients at Northridge Hospital Medical Center’s rehabilitation center and hears their positive insights.  2001

Dragon Museum- Visiting (941)

Written on October 24, 2001 at 9:06 pm, by

After getting a letter about the worlds largest stuffed Komodo Dragon, Huell visits the World Museum of Natural History at La Sierra University. Once there, he discovers all the other treasures housed there, from minerals that glow in black light to a world class Freeze-dry taxidermy facility.  2001

Vietnamese New Year- Visiting (940)

Written on October 24, 2001 at 9:04 pm, by

Join Huell for a visit to Little Saigon on Tet, or Vietnamese New Year. Learn about traditional New Year’s food at an open air market and a tasty bakery.  2001

Noah Purifoy- Visiting (939)

Written on October 24, 2001 at 7:45 pm, by

Huell spends a day with renowned desert artist, Noah Purifoy. Noah has spent the last 12 years creating a landscape like no other. With pieces of ‘junk’, this 84 year old has built a true oasis in stark landscape of Joshua Tree.To visit call: 213-382-7516  2001

Observatory- Visiting (937)

Written on October 24, 2001 at 7:43 pm, by

Huell takes one last look at the Griffith Observatory before it closes for extensive renovations. 2001

Community Gardens- Visiting (936)

Written on October 24, 2001 at 7:40 pm, by

Huell spends a day at the Solano Community Garden. This garden is managed by a wonderful cross section of the surrounding community, including school kids, recovering drug addicts, and just plain folks who love to garden. Not only is it a garden, but a farm that provides food to various organizations.  2001