An Appreciation: Huell Howser, the great adventurer

The eternally curious host was celebrated for his love of all things California. In addition to California's Gold, Howser was also behind the shows California's Golden Parks, Road Trip With Huell Howser, Visiting…With Huell Howser and more. The

Right about now, Huell Howser is ambling through the pearly gates and giving souls tour of Heaven — at least according to his fans on Twitter. In death as in life, fans of the "California's Gold" host are continuing to gently parody Howser's folksy

The veteran TV personality died Sunday of natural causes, according to his longtime station KCET Los Angeles.

KCET announced that "SoCal Connected" will air a special episode Monday in memory of Huell Howser, the longtime host of KCET's "California's Gold," "Visiting With Huell Howser," "California's Golden Parks" and "California's Green." Cameraman Luis

L.A. TV icon Huell Howser — best known for hosting the wildly popular travel show "California's Gold" on KCET — has passed away at age 67. A…