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Category Archives: Visiting

Blind Library – Visiting (1518)

Huell Howser visits Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic (Los Angeles Unit) located in downtown Hollywood, CA. Huell spends the entire episode learning about how the organization records textbooks for every subject from A-Z for students and people with learning disabilities.  

Donuts – Visiting (815)

***This episode is the same as California’s Gold #14021. Click here to view. Join Huell as he discovers an obscure part of donut history:  the connection between National Donut Day and The Salvation Army.

Champion Turf – Visiting (1802)

***This episode is the same as California’s Gold #14015. Click here to view. Come along with Huell as he takes a tour of Champion Turf Equipment in Los Angeles California. Huell gets to see first-hand how Champion Turf’s craftspeople hand-craft saddles and other horse equipment.  

Getty Villa – Visiting (1704)

***This episode is the same as California’s Gold #14010. Click here to view. Huell visits the Getty Villa on a sunny day on the Malibu coast in the neighborhood of Pacific Palisades. The Getty Villa is one of the two locations of the J. Paul Getty Museum, the other location being the Getty Center in  Continue Reading »

S.S. Catalina – Visiting (736)

***This episode is the same as California’s Gold #15003. Click here to view. Huell traces the history of the S.S. Catalina, which carried 24 million passengers to-and-from Catalina Island from 1924 to 1975. Considered by many to be the West Coast’s most storied vessel, the S.S. Catalina fell into disrepair while docked at Ensenada and  Continue Reading »

Joshua Tree – Visiting (621)

Joshua Tree National Park is one of the world’s most beautiful and diverse places. In this one hour special, Huell looks at many of the different things that make this park such a special place. From the Desert Tortoise, to the Mexican Bat, this show is full of surprises.

Harley Girls – Visiting (611)

Put on your leather jacket and strap on your helmet for a two-wheeled adventure that’s sure to get your heart racing. Huell goes for a weekend ride with the “Harley Girls” and their Harley Davidson motorcycles. Huell and the ladies take a spin and stop for lunch where Huell meets some other interesting weekend rebels.

Teardrop Trailers – Visiting (609)

Step back in time with Huell as he visits a weekend gathering of these classic trailers. They sleep two, and have a built-in kitchen on the back all in a teardrop shaped trailer a little over 8ft long. Some were built by various manufacturers, but many were lovingly built/restored by hand from plans in a  Continue Reading »

Hidden Gems – Visiting (608)

Join Huell as he finds some of LA’s best-hidden museums. First we stop at the William Andrew Clark Memorial Library, a rare book research library associated with UCLA, then it’s onto the Hancock Library at USC.

Bullocks Library – Visiting (507)

Huell re-visits the beautiful Bullocks Wilshire building and takes a look at the newly completed Southwestern University School of Law Library.