Archive for March, 2015

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Bay Nature magazine–Rancho Corral de Tierra: A sea to summit trek on the San Mateo coast

Francisco Guerrero y Palomares showed some singular foresight when he drew up a crude map in 1838 and said to the then-governor of Alta California something like, “That piece of land. That’s the one I want.” The young Mexican settler, who also served for a time as alcalde (mayor) of the small settlement at Yerba […]