Patrick Campbell

  • Las Vegas Oct 13, 2019

    Do You Know These Facts About Disney's Origin Story?

    Walt Disney’s inspiration for his park came from watching a carousel on Saturday afternoons with his wife and daughters. Disneyland preserves the bench where he used to sit and one of the horses from that original carousel at the park.

  • Las Vegas Oct 12, 2019

    How Walt Disney Came up with the idea for Disneyland

  • Los Angeles Sep 19, 2019

    The LA You May Not Know: Restaurant Chains

    If you are familiar with the phrase “my eyes were bigger than my stomach”, you’ll understand how we feel about this subject. We never dreamed there were so many well-known restaurant chains that got their start right here in Southern California

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Mar 26, 2019

    Vessel: Take a Walk Through the New NYC Attraction in Hudson Yards

    Vessel in New York City is a new multi-million dollar structure that boasts 154 staircases and 80 platforms and serves as the centerpiece of Hudson Yards, a new $16 billion development. Patrick Campbell took a walk around the new beehive-like structure. For more on Vessel, click here.

  • Las Vegas Oct 13, 2018

    New CA Agriculture Inspection Station near Primm NV

    Your drive home from Las Vegas might go a bit smoother now. The California Department of Food and Agriculture has moved one of its inspection stations from just east of Barstow to about 7 miles south of Primm Nevada.

  • New Jersey Oct 12, 2018

    Global Gaming Expo Wraps Up in Las Vegas

    The annual Global Gaming Expo has wrapped up its three-day show in Las Vegas. Here’s what we learned.

  • Patrick Campbell Sep 14, 2018

    The LA You May Not Know: Oil in Los Angeles

    It’s ironic that Jed Clampett and the rest of the Beverly Hillbillies discovered oil back east and then moved to Southern California. because there’s plenty of oil here right under our feet — even in Beverly Hills.

  • Patrick Campbell Sep 14, 2018

    The LA You May Not Know: Oil Fields of LA

    When you think of Los Angeles, you probably don’t think of drilling oil. But a century ago — like the movies — it was a growing industry all over LA. In fact, the LA area sits on the largest urban oil field in the country. Find out how it all began in historic Santa Paula. Story hosted by Jaysha Patel...

  • Patrick Campbell Sep 6, 2018

    The LA You May Not Know: The Trees of LA

    What do you think is the official tree of Los Angeles? If you guess the palm tree, you’d be wrong but probably have lots of company. In fact Los Angeles streets feature many different kinds of trees (yes including the iconic palm) and some of those streets have special recognition. They’re called Cultural Heritage Locations and they’re part of LA’s...

  • Los Angeles Aug 28, 2018

    The LA You May Not Know: Fanfare Fountains at Gateway Plaza

    In this edition of ‘The LA You May Not Know,’ we explore one of the best: The Fanfare Fountains at Gateway Plaza. Located in San Pedro, between the Battleship Iowa and the Thomas Vincent Bridge, the Fanfare Fountains are a delightful combination of music and aquatic choreography.

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Aug 23, 2018

    The LA You May Not Know: The Fanfare Fountains

    Located in San Pedro, between the Battleship Iowa and the Thomas Vincent Bridge, the Fanfare Fountains are a delightful combination of music and aquatic choreography.

  • Donald Trump Apr 15, 2018

    The LA You May Not Know: The Beverly Hills 8

    Politics and show business are a common pair these days. Stars are donating money, campaigning for causes and some are even running for office. But where did this trend start? Look no further than our own Beverly Hills. Almost 100 years ago major motion picture stars campaigned to keep Beverly Hills an independent city. It’s all in Nancie Clare’s new...

  • Los Angeles Feb 15, 2018

    The LA You May Not Know: Citadel Outlets

    What were the Citadel Outlets before it became the only outlet mall in Los Angeles County? Find out in this episode of the LA You May Not Know. Hosted by Victoria Berggren and produced by Patrick Campbell.

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Feb 15, 2018

    The LA You May Not Know: Santa Anita Park

    It’s known as “The Great Race Place.” Santa Anita Park might be the most beautiful sports venue in all of Southern California. Saddle up with our host Shirah Matsuzawa and discover its connections to Hollywood, WWII, the LA Arboretum and a popular TV show from the 1970s. Produced by Patrick Campbell.

  • NBCUniversal Feb 15, 2018

    The LA You May Not Know: Camera Obscura

    Up on the bluff of Santa Monica’s Palisades Park is one of the area’s great hidden gems — a Camera Obscura. Over 100 years old, it is one of the earliest forms of photographic technology. It resides as part of the Camera Obscura Art Lab at 1450 Ocean Ave. The lab is a hidden gem too, offering classes in workshops...

  • Los Angeles Feb 15, 2018

    The LA You May Not Know: The Beatles Tour

    When you think of LA, you think of the stars. So it shouldn’t surprise anyone that the Beatles, arguably the biggest headliners in rock history, have left their mark on Los Angeles. Each member has lived here at one time or another. They performed here as a group, as well as individually — and it was in LA where George...

  • Los Angeles Feb 15, 2018

    The LA You May Not Know: Chandelier Tree

    Although it has been lighting up Silver Lake for over 10 years, Adam Tenenbaum’s Chandelier Tree is still unknown to many. Located on the corner of West Silver Lake Drive and Shadowlawn Avenue, the tree lights up the sky, as well as people’s hearts practically every night. Join Layla Raad as she gives you a look at a true hidden...

  • Los Angeles Feb 15, 2018

    The LA You May Not Know: Sidewalks of Fame

    There’s no question that getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame or being commemorated in cement at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre is a huge honor. But they’re not the only sidewalks in town that pay tribute to those who have the right stuff. Join Carolina Quixano as we search the Southland for sidewalks that salute the best in a...

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