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Monthly Archives: September 2007

Lodi-Road Trip with Huell Howser (144)

Written on September 29, 2007 at 6:15 pm, by

Lodi is known as the “Zinfandel Capital of the World” and not only has a wonderful “wine” community, but is filled with all sorts of things for visitors to enjoy. Huell visits the Lodi Wine & Visitor Center, to get the lay of the land and then its off to Michael~David Vineyards to see how  Continue Reading »

State Of Jefferson-Road Trip with Huell Howser (143)

Written on September 29, 2007 at 6:13 pm, by

Huell travels to the northernmost reaches of our state in search of the mythical “State of Jefferson.” There have been many attempts at forming a new state comprised of northern California and southern Oregon, but none has gained so much attention and retained it as the secession movement of 1941. State of Jefferson Proclamation of  Continue Reading »

Stockton-Road Trip with Huell Howser (142)

Written on September 29, 2007 at 6:12 pm, by

Huell travels to the port town of Stockton. We start our adventure on a river cruise to learn about the rich maritime and agricultural history of this busy port. The next morning we fuel up at local hangout, Chuck’s Hamburgers and then it’s off to the Haggin Museum. Huell hops on the trolley and gets  Continue Reading »

UC Davis- Road Trip with Huell Howser (141)

Written on September 29, 2007 at 6:11 pm, by

In our first Road Trip ever shot exclusively on a UC campus, Huell spends the day at UC Davis. All of the stops we make are open to the public as well as the students. Huell learns all about the famous bicycle culture of Davis at the Bike Barn, gets up close and personal with  Continue Reading »

City Of Orange-Road Trip with Huell Howser (140)

Written on September 29, 2007 at 6:09 pm, by

Huell discovers the wonders of the historic City of Orange on this new Road Trip. Huell travels to the City of Orange in Orange County to learn about the rich history of this wonderful all-American small town. The city historian, Phil Brigandi, is Huell’s tour guide for the day and they start the adventure in the  Continue Reading »

Bluebirds-California’s Green (128)

Written on September 29, 2007 at 4:22 pm, by

The Western Bluebird once flew across most of California and beyond, but now they are in dire need of our help. Huell joins up with Bob Franz and the Southern California Bluebird Club, who have been working with many other groups across our state to help bluebirds make a recovery. They suffer as much from  Continue Reading »

Disney Concert Hall-Downtown (111)

Written on September 11, 2007 at 3:28 am, by

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)

Written on September 11, 2007 at 3:27 am, by

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)

Written on September 11, 2007 at 3:26 am, by

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)

Written on September 11, 2007 at 3:25 am, by

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 »