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Monthly Archives: August 2004

Bufano Peace Statue-California’s Golden Parks (126)

Written on August 12, 2004 at 9:34 pm, by

There’s nothing quite as exciting as uncovering a hidden treasure. And that’s exactly what Huell does when he visits one of our smallest and least-known state parks. Located on the rocky, windswept coast of Sonoma County in Northern California, this entire park is only 60 feet in circumference and goes over 100 feet in the  Continue Reading »

Irvine Ranch Land Reserve-California’s Golden Parks (123)

Written on August 12, 2004 at 9:30 pm, by

Huell’s off to the Irvine Ranch Land Reserve. More than 50,000 acres of permanently protected open space in the heart of Orange County which offers a rich menu of recreational opportunities. The land is diverse; stretching 22 miles from the mountains to the sea and comprising more than half of the historic 93,000-acre Irvine Ranch.  Continue Reading »

Alum Rock-California’s Golden Parks (124)

Written on August 12, 2004 at 9:27 pm, by

A visit to Alum Rock Park in San Jose. 2004.

Cornish Christmas-California’s Gold (120)

Written on August 12, 2004 at 9:19 pm, by

In this holiday special, Huell celebrates the holidays with the descendants of the original Cornish Carol Choir of Grass Valley. Join them as they reenact their 1940 concert of traditional Cornish Christmas Carols, which took place 2,000 feet below ground in a gold mine, and was broadcast nationally on network radio. 2004

Holiday Star-California’s Gold (122)

Written on August 12, 2004 at 9:15 pm, by

Upland was hard hit by the 2003 wildfires and there is much rebuilding still to come. For the holiday season, this tight-knit community joined together to recreate a brilliantly lit star on a hilltop which shined for many years, but was destroyed by the fires. It is again a sign of hope and renewal for  Continue Reading »

Tuba Christmas-California’s Gold (123)

Written on August 12, 2004 at 8:33 pm, by

Huell attends the annual holiday concert at the Alex Theater in Glendale, featuring hundreds of tuba players. 2004