I dare you to find a clip with Huell Howser that isn't likable. Here is one of my favorites. Howser calls out and busts a Sacramento entertainment reporter who likes to imitate him on the air. "Is this going to take litigation?"
From July, 2007: Huell Howser took a visit to Blooms General Store in the Arts District, after the passing of Joel Bloom. Howser's gift was not just finding stories, but connecting with people who understood the stories of their neighborhoods.
The longtime host of KCET series "California's Gold," died last night of natural causes. He was 67.
Jingle Bell Rock (2012) Music Center Holiday Celebration performers.
L.A. County Holiday Celebration sent out a video with singers and dancers joining in a lip dub on the Music Center Plaza. The annual tradition is Monday, Dec. 24 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. In 2009 I wrote:
The event began in 1960 as "The Christmas Program," taking place at the Sports Arena in Exposition Park. It moved to the Music Center when the facility opened in 1964. In
fact,County Supervisor Kenneth Hahn, who represented the 2nd District
from 1952 to 1992, led fundraising for the facility only on the
condition that it be open to the public, for free, at least one day each
The 53rd Holiday Celebration: The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (135 N. Grand Ave.) Pre-show activities begin at noon, then doors open at 2:30 p.m. The show will be broadcasted live on KCET and online at kcet.org. It will also be carried at KPFK. KCET will repeat the broadcast Dec. 24 at 8 p.m. and Dec. 25 at noon and 3 p.m.