California's Gold #12010 - LA GRANGE Huell travels to the small town of La Grange to see an amazing part of our states history. The Tuolumne Gold Dredge sits abandoned right of the highway and is an incredible site. Huell and some local historians visit the dredge and the now virtual ghost town that was once home to the many workers that kept this behemoth running around the clock in search of gold.
Visiting...With Huell Howser #1806 - LEMON LILY FESTIVAL The Idyllwild Lemon Lily Festival highlights the uniqueness and rarity of one of Idyllwild's most precious native flowers. This beautiful lily that grows only above 4000 feet is a true gem. Join Huell and the good people of Idyllwild as they spend the day celebrating the Lemon Lily, there’s even a Lemon Lily song!
Visiting...With Huell Howser #1713 - MOVIE NURSERY Huell visits Jackson Shrub a family owen and operated nursery that has been supplying the movie and television industry with both live and artificial plants since 1937.Jackson Shrub818-982-0100
Visiting...With Huell Howser #1005 - MOSAICS You've seen his work all across the Southland. Meet Dennis O’Conner master mosaic artist, who has created some of the largest and most amazing mosaics in America.
Visiting...With Huell Howser #1803 - RUSSAK'S MEAT Join Huell for another downtown hidden gem, the Russak family has been producing the most delicious and succulent meats and cold cuts for over 50 years. Now run by the second generation, Russak’s Meats produce everything from corned beef, pastrami and roast beef to jerky and chili con carne.
California's Gold #147 - MT. WILSON Founded in December 1904 by George Ellery Hale, Mount Wilson Observatory would quickly rise to dominate astronomy worldwide. The Observatory hosts several of the most technologically advanced facilities in the world and is home to the 100-inch Hooker telescope. In this one-hour special, Huell spends the day at this magnificent location that is not only historic, but plays an important role in California’s scientific research.www.mtwilson.edu