What a shame. Just thought I'd tell you, I also had trouble running this game through an emulator (cracked version, mind). Could it be anything to do with what the crackers did?
And hey, Codey (don't confuse with Cody), why don't you try fixing California Games 2 if you're having major problems with the first one? As I've said, whereas Cal 1 was an 80's game, Cal 2 was a 90's game, so you might receive different results if you're lucky.