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Yearly Archives: 2005

American River Parkway- California’s Golden Parks (136)

Written on December 8, 2005 at 1:26 am, by

Huell sets off from where the Sacramento and American River meet on a bike ride along the beautiful 23-mile American River Parkway. County of Sacramento Department of Regional Parks Recreation and Open Space 3711 Branch Center Rd. Sacramento, CA 95827 916-875-6961 www.sacparks.net American River Parkway Foundation P.O. Box 188437 Sacramento, CA 95818 916-456-7423 www.arpf.org 2005

Reagan Ranch-California’s Gold (127)

Written on November 12, 2005 at 9:47 pm, by

Huell gets a tour of the Santa Barbara ranch home of President Ronald Reagan and his wife, Nancy, who named it Rancho del Cielo. Huell hears stories about the historic events that took place there, as well as more personal stories from a former secret service agent assigned to President Reagan. November 2005

Tahoe Corner- Road Trip (132)

Written on November 8, 2005 at 4:54 am, by

Find out where Huell sets his California flag this time, as he boats out onto Lake Tahoe and finds another corner of California. Along the way he makes stops at Camp Richardson, the Tallac Historic Site, The Red Hut Cafe and learns about the mission of The League to Save Lake Tahoe. Taylor Creek Visitor  Continue Reading »

S.E. Corner- Road Trip (131)

Written on November 8, 2005 at 4:52 am, by

Huell continues his journey to the far reaches of California as he locates the exact Southeast corner of our state and visits nearby attractions. This is part three of a 5 part series where Huell visits all 5 (Yes 5) corners of California.  2005

N.E. Corner- Road Trip (130)

Written on November 8, 2005 at 4:50 am, by

Huell continues his journey to the far reaches of California as he locates the exact Northeast corner of our state and visits nearby attractions. This is part two of a 5 part series where Huell visits all 5 (Yes 5) corners of California.  2005

Tarantulas- California’s Golden Parks (128)

Written on November 8, 2005 at 4:47 am, by

Huell’s off to Henry W. Coe State Park to attend their annual Tarantula Fest. Put on specifically to help break down the negative myths and stereotypes so many of us have about these spiders, this festival has become a big hit. There are tarantula nature walks and tarantula lectures, but Huell’s favorite event is the  Continue Reading »

Traveler- California’s Gold (126)

Written on October 13, 2005 at 4:20 am, by

He’s a USC icon and is definitely one of the most famous and beloved horses in the world! A beautiful white horse whose story has become the stuff of legends. We’re referring, of course, to Traveler. And in this program we not only see him in action, but spend some time with him during his  Continue Reading »

Hollywood BLVD- Our Neighborhoods (17)

Written on October 3, 2005 at 10:20 pm, by

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Yuba Gold Fields-California’s Golden Parks (130)

Written on September 29, 2005 at 4:40 pm, by

Huell travels to the Yuba Gold fields near Marysville and learns about the mining operation along the Yuba River that was at one time the most profitable operation in the world. Contacts: Bureau of Land Management Folsom Field Office 63 Natoma St. Folsom, CA 95630 916-985-4474

Stanford Mansion- California’s Golden Parks (137)

Written on September 29, 2005 at 4:39 pm, by

At one time it was home to one of California’s most important and powerful families. Today its been beautifully restored and is open to everyone as one of California’s State Historic Parks. Join PBS host Huell Howser as he tours this historic mansion and discovers its treasures!