Thursday, May 26, 2016
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We are extremely proud of all the California's Gold shows we have produced over the past 20 years on our State's rich history, cultural diversity, natural wonders, and amazing people.
Our program is also endorsed by a number of organizations including: the California Teachers Association; the California Federation of Teachers; the California State Library Foundation; the California Library Association; the California School Boards Association; the California Council for the Social Studies; and the California Historical Society.
Thanks again for your support, and as always, you are invited to join the adventure as we continue our search together for California's Gold.
California's Gold #7001 - MAMMOTHS
Huell Howser visits two locations to learn about California's Ice Age history. At the George C. Page Museum in Los Angeles and at Sonoma Coast State Beach the Columbian Mammoths that once roamed our state come to life.
California's Gold #7002 - SCOTIA
Huell travels to the Northern California logging town of Scotia about 20 miles south of Eureka. It's a historic company town where Huell learns about how this unique community played a vital role in the history of the region and the development of modern forestry.
California's Gold #7003 - SONGBIRD OF MANZANAR
During the years of the detainment in Manzanar War Relocation Center, one of ten camps at which Japanese American citizens and resident Japanese aliens were interned during World War II, music provided a rare solace for the internees. Huell visits with Mary Kageyama Nomura known as the "Songbird of Manzanar" who performed there as a teenager.
California's Gold #7004 - HOPS
Huell travels to the little farming community of Sloughhouse near Sacramento. Once there he meets up with George Signorotti, owner of the last family-owned hops farm in the sate, and witnesses firsthand the harvesting and baling of hops, which was once a huge crop in California.
California's Gold #7005 - TIDEPOOLS
Huell learns about tidepools on a trip to San Diego. He is joined by biologists and other experts who introduce him to the marine animals and plants that find a home in the harsh conditions of the intertidal zone.
Cabrillo National Monument
Multi-Agency Rocky Intertidal Network (MARINe)
California's Gold #7006 - SWIMSUITS
Whether for taking in the waters or taking in the sun, California beaches have long been a destination for vacationers and locals alike. That much hasn't changed, but what has changed dramatically is what both men and
Huell is joined by a Hollywood costume designer to find out how California
California's Gold #7007 - SHIPS IN A BOTTLE
Huell's off to the Maritime Museum of San Diego to learn about building
Maritime Museum of San Diego
California's Gold #7008 - SALMON FISHING
Huell learns about Native American fishing techniques on a trip to Eureka with members from the Yurok tribe at the mouth of the Klamath river.
California's Gold #7009 - WILD HORSE SANCTUARY
Huell’s off to Shingletown in Northern California for a visit to a remarkable Wild Horse Sanctuary, which gives a permanent home to these magnificent horses forcibly removed from our deserts and plains.
Wild Horse Sanctuary
California's Gold #7010 - SEA CAVES
Huell travels out to Santa Cruz Island to explore its famous sea caves by kayak, and spends a day paddling way back into these sometimes very narrow and always very dark and wet caves.
Paddle Sports of Santa Barbara
Channel Islands National Park
KCET Launches Huell's Interactive Los Angeles
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