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Strawbale-California’s Green (105)

Natural building encompasses a wide range of building materials and methods that are also becoming options for all types of construction worldwide. Huell learns firsthand about one of these materials—straw bale—and how straw bale homes are making a comeback as people become more aware of their durability and efficient use of energy. 2004

Eastside Reservoir- California’s Water (002)

Huell travels to the new Eastside Reservoir, four miles southwest of Hemet. Forced by increasing population and the need to reduce our toll on the Colorado River, the Metropolitan Water District undertook this project to protect us in the event of drought or earthquakes. One of the largest construction projects in American history, the new reservoir will  Continue Reading »

Golden Gate Bridge- California’s Gold (407)

California’s most recognized landmark takes center stage in an episode which focuses on its history-including rare footage of its construction-its beauty, and the incredible maintenance work that goes on daily to keep this towering structure in mint condition. General info 415-921-5858 1993