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Category Archives: California’s Communities

Old Pasadena- California’s Communities (113)

Huell tours the streets around Pasadena’s Colorado Boulevard, where historic buildings have been preserved and turned into today’s bustling marketplace.  2010

Napa- California’s Communities (115)

Huell visits the small city of Napa, which is nestled in the heart of California’s world famous wine growing region. The cities riverfront has gone through a major facelift and Huell spends the day getting a tour. From the Opera House, to the public art to the beautiful open space that grace this amazing new complex, Napa  Continue Reading »

Glendale- California’s Communities (114)

Huell starts at Americana at Brand to see how property taxes helped to build the new Casa de la Amistad which is a 24-unit fully accessible, affordable apartment complex for individuals with developmental disabilities in Glendale, CA. Casa de la Amistad (House of Friendship) is the 31st development project in United Cerebral Palsy’s history, and  Continue Reading »

Redding- California’s Communities (104)

The small city of Redding in Northern California is a vibrant community that has embraced its rich history and also looked into to the future. From a new business park to a sculpture park that surrounds the new city hall, an historic art deco theater that has been lovingly restored to a revitalized downtown mall,  Continue Reading »

Globe Mills- California’s Communities (105)

You may never heard of a neighborhood with name “Alkali Flats”, but its Sacramento’s oldest and has gone through an amazing renaissance. Once a derelict area filled with falling down Victorians, it’s now the pride of the Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency. Huell starts his visit among some victorian painted ladies that now rival any  Continue Reading »

Perris- California’s Communities (106)

Huell attends the town’s celebration of the reopening of their historic Victorian train depot and then tours the historic downtown.  2009

Liberty Station- California’s Communities (107)

Huell visits the site of the old World War II Naval Training Station in San Diego to see its new life.  2009

Las Brisas- California’s Communities (108)

Huell spends the day visiting an affordable housing development in Signal Hill.  2009

El Carillo- California’s Communities (109)

Huell visits award-winning housing for the homeless in downtown Santa Barbara.  2009

Richmond- California’s Communities (110)

Huell’s tour of Richmond includes a look at the redevelopment of the old Ford assembly building.  2009