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AuburnSouthwest Family Road Trip

A family never stops moving (except when they're home), shuffling by familiar sights in California, Nevada, Arizona and New Mexico.

Western Road Trip
BoronKostopoulos: Saddam Called Me

From the Archives: John A. Kostopoulos told us about a really grateful toilet portrait subject -- Saddam Hussein (1994).

King of Toilet Seat Arts.
BoronKostopoulos: First Toilet Seat

From the Archives: John A. Kostopoulos told us about his very first toilet seat painting before WW2's Battle of Casablanca (1994).

The late artist's first toilet seat was performance art and a political statement.
BurlingameWorld's Biggest Dispenser of Pez

Gary Doss, curator of the Burlingame Museum of Pez Memorabilia, shows us the World's Biggest Dispenser of Pez.

Burlingame Museum of Pez Memorabilia.
FelicityCenter of the World: Be It Further Resolved

Our visit to the Center of the World triggers a special Proclamation by Mayor Istel, assisted by his wife Felicia.

Center of the World.
HesperiaMiles Mahan at Hulaville

From the Archives: Video snippets of Miles Mahan from 1985, and a later visit in 1994.

Hulaville and Miles Mahan.
NiceLaughing Sal Show, Clarke's Collectibles

Tipster video: Something to do with your spare quarters at Clarke's Lunch Box Museum.

Clarke's Lunch Box Museum
OaklandChildren's Fairyland (1950)

Ride a miniature train with a munchkin to Children's Fairyland, a colorful, crazy-angled, kid-sized theme park in Oakland, California. In the 1950s, it was a radical place.

Children's Fairyland.
Santa CruzWho's Unnaturally Attracted to Mystery Spots?

1996 video, with knowledgeable guide Pat Musselman, at the Mystery Spot.

Santa Cruz Mystery Spot.
StocktonKing of the Windmills

From the Archives: 1996 interview with Frank Medina, known worldwide for his windmill collection and his incredible teeth.

Wonderful World of Windmills.
SunolSunol Remembers Mayor Bosco

A new statue is unveiled honoring America's Dog Mayor, Bosco Ramos.

Bosco the Dog Mayor video.

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