Based on his own experiences, award-winning Luis Fuerte dives into the memories of people and places of the making of California’s Gold with his book, Louie, Take a Look at This!: My Time with Huell Howser (Prospect Park Books, 2017). In an embracing of the dissimilarities of Fuerte and Howser’s personalities and backgrounds, Fuerte shows diversity at its best, as in his eyes it’s the strength behind their fantastic match. Also, stories of everyday people and those working behind the scenes reveal the special personal elements that make up the legendary look at California and its true riches.
Luis Fuerte is the five-time Emmy-winning former cameraman for California’s Gold and other Huell Howser shows. Born in San Bernardino, Fuerte became a cameraman after two years in the US Navy and attending LA Valley College to study television engineering. Fuerte has been named Latino of the Year and has won many other awards, including the Golden Mic. He retired after forty-eight years in television and now lives with his wife in Rialto, California.
Bring your friends, or just bring yourself to our Lecture Series once a month. Speakers will present topics of special interest for high desert residents. The lectures start at 12:00 p.m. Admission is $ 5 or free for Museum Members/Sponsors. Beverages will be served.
Hi-Desert Nature Museum Hi-Noon Museum Lecture:
- Occurs Thursday, February 20th, 2020 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm