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Monthly Archives: September 2006

San Simeon-California’s Golden Parks (140)

Written on September 29, 2006 at 4:34 pm, by

The Hearst Ranch began with the first purchase of land by George Hearst in 1865 and is the largest privately owned working cattle ranch on the California coast. Now, through a historic conservation plan, at least 18 miles of coastline including close to 1,500 acres will be available for use by all Californians. Huell hears about  Continue Reading »

Carpinteria State Beach-California’s Golden Parks (141)

Written on September 29, 2006 at 4:33 pm, by

Carpinteria State Beach is just twelve miles south of Santa Barbara and is a great family destination that offers a mile of beach for swimming, surfing, fishing, tidepool exploring and camping. Huell learns about all of this, plus how Carpinteria got its name and the role that naturally-occurring tar played in its history. 2006

Audubon-California’s Golden Parks (142)

Written on September 29, 2006 at 4:32 pm, by

Huell learns about another success story in conservation when he tours the Audubon Center at Debs Park, an urban oasis in Los Angeles. A cutting-edge environmental education center and ecological monitoring program is housed within nearly 300 acres of city park, which contains walnut-oak woodland, grassland and coastal sage scrub, a remnant of the native  Continue Reading »

Ahjumawi-California’s Golden Parks (143)

Written on September 29, 2006 at 4:30 pm, by

“Where the waters come together….” is a translation of the word Ahjumawi, which is also the self describing word used by the band of Pit River Native Americans who inhabit the area. Join Huell as he visits this amazing State Park. 2006

Kelso Depot-California’s Golden Parks (144)

Written on September 29, 2006 at 4:27 pm, by

Huell attends the grand reopening of the Kelso Depot and not only tours the beautifully renovated and restored 1928 building, but talks with locals about its rich history. It’s a true celebration as the Kelso Depot begins its new life as a museum and information center for the Mojave National Preserve. 2006

Oildorado- Road Trip with Huell Howser (137)

Written on September 25, 2006 at 2:21 am, by

Huell attends the City of Taft’s 95 anniversary, a celebration filled with food, parades, dances and many other activities. It’s a tribute to the families which make up the community, as well as its rich oil history. 2006

LA State Historic Park- Downtown (106)

Written on September 11, 2006 at 3:24 am, by

The Los Angeles State Historic Park, most recently known as the Cornfield or Chinatown Yard property, is a 32-acre site linked to the long and varied history of the city and its diverse people. The site has historical significance and associations at many levels to the Los Angeles story, including its very existence as a  Continue Reading »

Biscuit Company Lofts-Downtown (105)

Written on September 11, 2006 at 3:23 am, by

Huell visits the National Biscuit Company Factory Building, which was carefully renovated to preserve it’s unique history and architecture. 2006

Evans Adult School-Downtown (103)

Written on September 11, 2006 at 3:22 am, by

As the new Downtown series continues, Huell visits the Evans Community Adult School and meets students eager to learn. 2006

Surprises-Downtown (101)

Written on September 11, 2006 at 3:20 am, by

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 »