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Yearly Archives: 2001

Julian- Road Trip with Huell Howser (110)

Written on November 8, 2001 at 4:34 am, by

Described as “the ultimate Sunday drive destination,” Huell Howser’s latest Road Trip takes him to the rustic town of Julian, in northern San Diego County. Settled as a gold mining town in 1869, Julian didn’t disappear once the mines were depleted. The residents planted apple orchards, and apples remain the backbone of the local economy.  Continue Reading »

Palm Desert- Palm Springs Week (4)

Written on October 24, 2001 at 9:20 pm, by

Huell visits Palm Desert with Dan Callahan of the Palm Desert Historical Society and Mayor Buford Crites. Palm Desert Historical Society (760) 346-6588  2001

Orange County- Road Trip with Huell Howser (109)

Written on September 25, 2001 at 10:47 pm, by

From the coast to the county seat, Huell drives across Orange County on his latest Road Trip. He learns about conservation efforts at the Bolsa Chica Wetlands and why Huntington Beach is called “Surf City, U.S.A.” Heading inland, he discovers a vibrant, Latino community in Santa Ana as he strolls along Fourth Street visiting markets,  Continue Reading »

Whitewater- Palm Springs Week (3)

Written on September 25, 2001 at 1:49 am, by

Huell interviews Tom Levy of the Coachella Valley Water District and Jim Kenna from the Palm Springs Bureau of Land Management. 2001

Consignment Stores-Palm Springs Week (5)

Written on September 7, 2001 at 8:08 pm, by

Huell visits three popular consignment stores along Palm Canyon Drive in Palm Springs–Modern Way, John’s Resale Furnishings and Palm Springs Consignment Co. 2001

San Marcos Pass- Road Trip with Huell Howser (108)

Written on August 25, 2001 at 10:36 pm, by

State Highway 154 is one of the most beautiful stretches of highway in California. The locals know it as the San Marcos Pass Road, and it’s a 32-mile section of highway from Santa Barbara to Highway 101 north of Los Olivos, that winds through the Los Padres National Forest, the Santa Ynez Valley and past  Continue Reading »

Dates — Palm Springs Week (2)

Written on August 25, 2001 at 8:26 pm, by

Huell Howser finds out all there is to know about dates at the Shields Date Gardens in Indio. Shields Date Gardens (760) 347-0996

Newberry Springs- Road Trip with Huell Howser (107)

Written on July 25, 2001 at 12:47 am, by

After seeing a web site devoted to all the great cultural and historic sites to see along the original Route 66 in the Newberry Springs area, Huell prints out the map and hops in his car – eager to start his next ROAD TRIP. He doesn’t find the Buffalo Ranch, Big Al’s Pistachio Plant, or  Continue Reading »

Coast Highway- Road Trip with Huell Howser (106)

Written on June 25, 2001 at 12:15 am, by

Huell travels from Oceanside south to La Jolla on a Road Trip that includes stops at the California Surf Museum, Del Mar Racetrack, Torrey Pines State Reserve and the Birch Aquarium at the Scripps Institute. California Surf Museum 312 Pier View Way Oceanside, CA 92054 Torrey Pines State Reserve 12600 N Torrey Pines Rd La  Continue Reading »

Avenue of the Giants- Road Trip with Huell Howser (105)

Written on May 24, 2001 at 11:49 pm, by

On this adventure Huell heads up north to the Avenue of the Giants to see some of the biggest trees in the world. Besides all the natural beauty Huell sees, he also meets a great bunch of people from all over our state. Humboldt Redwoods State Park 2001