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Owens River-California’s Gold (137)

In the first half of this program, Huell traveled 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. Five years later, we go back to the same areas and see just how far along the  Continue Reading »

Disney Concert Hall-Downtown (111)

Most people don’t don’t seem to know that tours of the Frank Gehry designed Walt Disney Concert Hall are available to visitors daily as performance schedules permit. Also, some of the most beautiful gardens in Los Angeles are nestled around this stunning building. Huell takes a wonderful tour of the grounds and learns about all  Continue Reading »

Church of the Open Door-Downtown (110)

If you visit the high rise at 550 South Hope Street in downtown Los Angeles, you might not know the rich history of that address or why there is a small memorial to the Church of the Open Door in the entrance to the building. Members of the church come back to share with Huell  Continue Reading »

Film Shoots-Downtown (109)

Huell visits the set of CSI New York which is actually shot in downtown Los Angeles. New York, eat your heart out! 2007

Eastern Columbia Building-Downtown (108)

Located at 849 S. Broadway in the Broadway Theater District of downtown Los Angeles. It is considered by many to be the most beautiful of Los Angeles’ historic buildings, as well as its finest surviving example of Art Deco. In this adventure Huell tours the magnificently restored Eastern Columbia Building to discover it’s great history  Continue Reading »

William S. Hart Park and Museum- California’s Golden Parks (153)

Join Huell as he visits the beautiful and historic William S. Hart Park and Museum in Newhall. William S. Hart was born in Newburgh, New York on December 6, 1864.Hart started his acting career in his twenties. At the age of 49, Hart came west to Hollywood to start his movie career. During the next  Continue Reading »

Surprises-Downtown (101)

In the premiere episode of this new series on Downtown LA, Huell finds a wonderful French restaurant off an alley on 7th Street and also visits the newly restored Cole’s – the other home of the French Dip! Cole’s 118 East 6th St. Los Angeles, CA 90014 (213) 622-4090 The French Garden [CLOSED] 1936 E 7th  Continue Reading »

Echo Park Lake-California’s Green (124)

Huell visits Echo Park Lake to see how the city of Los Angeles is trying innovative, “green” techniques to clean up the water. 2006

Hollywood BLVD- Our Neighborhoods (17)

2005

Mammoths- California’s Gold (7001)

Huell Howser visits two locations to learn about California’s Ice Age history. At the George C. Page Museum in Los Angeles and at Sonoma Coast State Beach the Columbian Mammoths that once roamed our state come to life.  2004