The Adventure Continues… First Theater

There’s plenty of comedy and drama — as well as history — in this episode of California’s Gold, originally aired in January 2000. California’s First Theater in Monterey is part of the Monterey State Historic Park, located along the bay and only blocks from the Old Fisherman’s Wharf. Because this is the original structure, which has undergone several restoration efforts […]

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The Adventure Continues… Stan Betz

If you clicked through to the link on last Wednesday’s post featuring small Hollywood cars, you may have noticed that the written description included a paragraph that didn’t match up with the segment. I wasn’t quite sure what that was all about, but I was intrigued by the content — so I tracked down this episode of Huell’s show, Visiting, […]

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Buried treasure, Part 3

It’s already been a few weeks since my previous Treasure Box post, and, as promised, this one has a little bit of everything in it. Although I’m positive all these items came home with me from Mexico, I’ve long since forgotten the exact way in which I acquired them. I’m also not including here my beloved stack of Mexican comic […]

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The Adventure Continues… Flying Fish

This Classic episode of California’s Gold first aired in 1999 — but the fascination with flying fish continues, and the Catalina flying fish tours are as popular as ever. Catalina has been famous for many things over the years: glass bottom boats, buffalo, and the casino, to name a few. But one of the strangest and most popular attractions has […]

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