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Monthly Archives: September 2005

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!

Hetch Hetchy-California’s Golden Parks (138)

Written on September 29, 2005 at 4:36 pm, by

Before it was dammed in the early 1900s, John Muir called it more beautiful than Yosemite Valley itself. And now, in a one-hour special, Huell travels to this historic and spectacular place to document its past and talk about its future. www.hetchhetchy.org 209-533-4481 2005

Chaparral-California’s Green (121)

Written on September 29, 2005 at 4:07 pm, by

Huell finds out firsthand why the California Chaparral is a valuable resource and a place to enjoy the wilderness. 2005

Encinitas- Road Trip (134)

Written on September 25, 2005 at 1:43 am, by

Huell travels to the beautiful coastal community of Encinitas in San Diego County. www.yogananda-srf.org 760-753-1811 San Dieguito Heritage Museum 760-632-9711 www.qbgardens.com 760-436-3036 Raul’s Authentica Comida Mexicana 760-436-8589 1883 Schoolhouse 760-942-9066 2005

S.W. Corner- Road Trip (133)

Written on September 25, 2005 at 1:37 am, by

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

Fuel Cell Partnership-California’s Green (120)

Written on September 24, 2005 at 4:04 pm, by

Huell’s off to Sacramento to the California Fuel Cell Partnership headquarters. This organization is a unique collaborative of auto manufacturers, energy companies, fuel cell technology companies, and government agencies working toward a sustainable energy future, increasing energy efficiency and reducing or eliminating air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. 2005

Vegetable Oil Car-California’s Green (116)

Written on September 4, 2005 at 3:03 am, by

Joel Wolf is an innovator. He has created a conversion system that allows his car to run on discarded cooking oil from local restaurants near his home in Ojai. Huell visits with Joel and learns, step by step, about this process. 2005

Computer Recycling (117)-California’s Green

Written on September 4, 2005 at 3:00 am, by

Huell tags along with ease e-waste, a company devoted to recycling computers and other items considered electronic waste. As the rate of obsolesce of electronic equipment increases, so does the need for environmentally-friendly disposal. 2005

Children’s Water Festival-California’s Golden Parks (118)

Written on September 4, 2005 at 2:59 am, by

Huell’s off to Irvine for the Children’s Water Education Festival sponsored by the Orange County Water District. The festival offers more than 60 interactive and fun-filled activities for elementary school students. Along with the kids, Huell learns about the environment and the important role we play in preserving one of our most precious natural resources  Continue Reading »

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