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Yearly Archives: 1998

Bangladesh- Visiting (627)

Written on October 28, 1998 at 1:20 am, by

When one of Huell’s friends told him that he was from Bangladesh and that there was a large community of people from Bangladesh living in Los Angeles, Huell just had to take a look. They ended up at a restaurant call Jafran which is a hub for people to hang out, eat good food and  Continue Reading »

UCLA Film Archive- Visiting (626)

Written on October 28, 1998 at 1:17 am, by

Huell spends the day on the campus of UCLA and gets a very special tour of the Film and Television Archives. UCLA houses one of the largest archives in the U.S. and we are treated to some of the gems that are hidden away in the massive vaults.  1998

Biltmore Hotel- Visiting (625)

Written on October 28, 1998 at 1:16 am, by

Huell starts our day with a tour of the magnificent Regal Biltmore Hotel, which has been a part of Los Angeles since it opened in 1923. The Biltmore has housed numerous celebrities and every American President that has been in office since it opened. After our tour Huell attends the 75th anniversary gala that is  Continue Reading »

Family Business- Visiting (612)

Written on October 28, 1998 at 1:15 am, by

Join Huell on this yummy adventure to three fine examples of family run business’s. First Huell goes to Broguiere’s Dairy and gets a behind the scenes look at how we get our milk. Next it’s off to Apffels coffee which has been a California company since 1914. We finish the adventure at Otsuka farms to  Continue Reading »

Hidden Garden- Visiting (613)

Written on October 28, 1998 at 1:13 am, by

Huell finds a very special garden hidden in the desert near 29 Palms. Ray Hartzell gives us the private tour of his magnificent “Hidden Garden”.  1998

Wind- Visiting (610)

Written on October 28, 1998 at 1:12 am, by

You’ve seen the giant windmills alongside the road to Palm Springs. Well now you can learn all about them with Huell as he gets a special “Wind Farm Tour” in an electric cart. One of only 6 wind farms in the world, this is a great place to learn about one of mankind’s earliest forms  Continue Reading »

Glass Garden- Visiting (607)

Written on October 28, 1998 at 1:10 am, by

Spring is in the air, and gardens are bloomin’, but this time Huell takes us to a very special place indeed. It’s the home of Echo Park residents Andy Cao and Stephen Jerrome who have covered their yard with over 45 tons of cobalt blue, green, brown and white glass to re-create landmarks from Andy’s  Continue Reading »

Lincoln Tribute- Visiting (605)

Written on October 28, 1998 at 1:07 am, by

Join Huell at an annual reading of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address at the Veterans Cemetery. This year Charelton Heston reads, in honor of Lincoln’s birthday, but also to promote reading awareness.  1998

100 Year Old Lady- Visiting (604)

Written on October 28, 1998 at 1:06 am, by

Huell sits a spell with 100 year-old Joyce Cockrell, a former dress designer and musician. She speaks her mind, tickles the keys, and touches her toes all to the amusement of her two friendly neighbors.  1998

Metrolink- Visiting (603)

Written on October 28, 1998 at 1:04 am, by

Huell ran into a very nice lady in a camera store who told him how much she enjoyed riding the Metrolink every day and invited him to come along. Huell and Luis ride from Montclair to L.A. and meet some wonderful people along the way.  1998