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“A Golden Legacy” Brings 2,000 Fans to Chapman Campus

The February 8 event celebrating Huell Howser’s extraordinary career and legacy drew 2,000 fans to the Chapman University campus in Orange, California – despite rain and even a burst of hail that morning. For full details on the event and to see several pictures, go to the Chapman Happenings article about the event. It was  Continue Reading »

Join Us to Celebrate “A Golden Legacy”

Few people have captured the heart and soul of California like Huell Howser and his “California’s Gold” television series. We invite you to honor that amazing accomplishment at a very special celebration, Friday, February 8, 2013, beginning at 2 p.m. at Chapman University in the City of Orange. This “Golden Legacy” event will include artwork  Continue Reading »

Celebrate California’s Gold: Special Event at Chapman University Open to All

All are welcome to attend “A Golden Legacy: Celebrating the California’s Gold Collection and Scholarship Fund and the Huell Howser Archive” at Chapman University, in the City of Orange, on Friday, February 8, 2013, starting at 2pm. Come and share your memories of favorite “California’s Gold” episodes, visit with amazing people featured on “California’s Gold,”  Continue Reading »

Chapman University Remembers Huell Howser

In this letter sent by President James L. Doti to the Chapman University community, he recalls the impact Huell Howser made on our students and campus. January 8, 2013 As many of you have already heard, Chapman University’s dear friend and California television legend Huell Howser passed away on Sunday at the age of 67.  Continue Reading »

Support California’s Gold

  Many people have asked us how to memorialize Huell Howser’s life and work. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to one of these two funds: California’s Gold Scholarship Endowment: Awarded to students who demonstrate a positive outlook and are actively pursuing ways to improve society as altruistic change agents. California’s Gold Collection  Continue Reading »

In Memoriam

Huell Howser brought warmth and generosity into this world through his work. Though his passing has left us saddened, we celebrate in him a legacy that will continue to delight and educate generations. Join us in celebrating his life by sharing your thoughts and tributes to Huell in the comments.

Matt Groening of “The Simpsons” Calls to talk about Huell Howser

When Matt Groening, the creator of “The Simpsons” heard that Huell Howser was retiring, he called into the radio to talk about the television icon… Clip of Matt Groening from “The Simpsons” calling into NPR to talk about Huell Howser. Source –