Huell Howser passed away January 6, 2013 in Palm Springs, CA. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Education from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He was the host of public TV show “California’s Gold. Howser, who was 67, was a beloved TV personality who explored and showcased California’s history, traditions and communities. He had several California-centric shows throughout his decades-long career, but is best known for “California’s Gold,” produced at KCET studios in Los Angeles, Calif.