California road trip highlights, sightseeing, interviews, vintage films.
|Auburn||Southwest Family Road Trip|
A family never stops moving (except when they're home), shuffling by familiar sights in California, Nevada, Arizona and New Mexico.
|Boron||Kostopoulos: Saddam Called Me|
From the RoadsideAmerica.com Archives: John A. Kostopoulos told us about a really grateful toilet portrait subject -- Saddam Hussein (1994).
|Boron||Kostopoulos: First Toilet Seat|
From the Roadside Archives: John A. Kostopoulos told us in 1994 about his very first toilet seat painting before WW2's Battle of Casablanca in 1942.
|Burlingame||World's Biggest Dispenser of Pez|
Gary Doss, curator of the Burlingame Museum of Pez Memorabilia, shows us the World's Biggest Dispenser of Pez.
|Felicity||Center 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.
|Hayward||Muffler Men: American Giants Ep. 11|
The AG team interviews Bruce Kennedy about his Hayward, CA collection, and get to use his skylift for intimate video portraits.
|Hesperia||Miles Mahan at Hulaville|
From the RoadsideAmerica.com Archives: Video snippets of Miles Mahan from 1985, and a later visit in 1994.
|Los Angeles||Bronson Cave - Oddity Odysseys|
Dynamic duo Bethany and Drew explore a man-made cave used in over 100 Hollywood movies and TV shows.
|Nice||Laughing Sal Show, Clarke's Collectibles|
Tipster video: Something to do with your spare quarters at Clarke's Lunch Box Museum.
|Oakland||Children'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.
|Ocotillo||Coyote's Flying Saucer Retrieval and Repair Service|
Philosophical close encounter with entrepreneur Coyote at his desert UFO repair business.
|Santa Cruz||Who's Unnaturally Attracted to Mystery Spots?|
1996 video, with knowledgeable guide Pat Musselman, at the Mystery Spot.
|Stockton||King of the Windmills|
From the RoadsideAmerica.com Archives: 1996 interview with Frank Medina, known worldwide for his windmill collection and his incredible teeth.
|Sunol||Sunol Remembers Mayor Bosco|
A statue is unveiled honoring America's Dog Mayor, Bosco Ramos. (2008)