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Yearly Archives: 1997

Mule Days- California’s Gold (808)

Written on November 8, 1997 at 5:17 am, by

They’ve been a part of the California landscape for hundreds of years, helping to build our canals and highways and railroads, hauling our freight, our silver bullion and, of course, playing a major role during the gold rush era. However, many people are under the false impression that they’re stubborn, while others tend to overlook  Continue Reading »

Tamales- Visiting (539)

Written on October 28, 1997 at 12:58 am, by

Every year down in Indio there is a great gathering of International Tamale makers getting ready for the Christmas holidays. Join Huell & Luis as they stuff themselves silly on every kind of tamale you can think of, from the traditional pork to a delicate a rasin.  1997

Mochi- Visiting (530)

Written on October 28, 1997 at 12:56 am, by

The Japanese new year tradition of making Mochi is alive and well in Southern California. Starting with huge pots of steamed rice, Huell uncovers the labor intensive process of making mochi, also known as “food of the gods”.  1997

Vernon Light & Power- Visiting (528)

Written on October 28, 1997 at 12:55 am, by

Travel to the Vernon Light and Power Plant, which has provided the city of Vernon with power for over 60 years. This beautiful Art Deco building and its five huge diesel motors rumble back to life after a long shutdown.  1997

Forest Photographer- Visiting (527)

Written on October 28, 1997 at 12:54 am, by

Spend the day with Roy Murphy who’s been photographing the Angeles National Forest for the past 40 years. Huell goes deep into the heart of the magnificent mountain range that is our backyard.  1997

K-9- Visiting (526)

Written on October 28, 1997 at 12:52 am, by

Huell spends the day with Sgt. Gruber and the LAPD K9 Unit. We’ll see these dogs in action as their handlers put them through all the paces.  1997

Statues- Visiting (522)

Written on October 28, 1997 at 12:50 am, by

Huell takes a tour of some of the oldest, quirkiest, most loved, and hated statues in Los Angeles. Join us and learn about some of our most overlooked treasures.  1997

Del Rubio Triplets- Visiting (524)

Written on October 28, 1997 at 12:49 am, by

Huell visits with the Del Rubio sisters at the original nursing home where he first met them. One of the triplets recently passed away and Huell talks with the sisters about life without her and their future plans.  1997

Olvera Street Food- Visiting (518)

Written on October 28, 1997 at 12:47 am, by

Huell goes to six different restaurants in L.A. for KCET’s June pledge drive. Try ’em: Olvera St. Juanita’s (213) 628-1013 and La Luz Del Dia (213) 628-7495  1997

The Rose Lady- Visiting (523)

Written on October 3, 1997 at 10:56 pm, by

Huell spends the day with Miriam, a.k.a. “The Rose Lady”. For thirteen years she has picked a beautiful bunch of roses and taken them to her local post office. Her roses are exquisite and the people love her daily visits. 1997