Returning from the Philippines, Sebastian Rodriguez Cermeno, commanding the galleon San Augustin, surveys the Pacific coast, spotting land north of Cape Mendocino and a large bay, present-day Drake's Bay, farthersouth.1808-1812 - Russian ship Kadiak, commanded by Ivan Kuskoff, sails into Bodega Bay looking for a trading base; sets up colony at Ft.Ross on Sonoma coast in 1812, hoping to prosper with sea otter trade. Mariano Vallejo, "the last of the Conquistadores," arrives, becomes dominant landholder and political leader through most of the 19th century, with up to 50,000 head of cattle; first home built on Petaluma Rancho 1834-36; Vallejo leads assaults, takes control over rebellious Indians in 1830s; creates a pueblo with a large plaza in Sonoma in 1835.S.,start a new life as chicken ranchers in and around Petaluma.South county becomes major Yiddish cultural center.
Logging and shipping become major activities in the 19th century as mill products are sent south by schooners.Looking to get out there and date whether it be casual or something more. I think we all are and believe that there is a soul mate out there for everyone. Informed Advantage™ subscribers create name-based alerts and receive email alerts and monthly reports immediately as arrest information becomes available. Informed Advantage™ have an added level of safety with ability to monitor addresses and receive email alerts, and monthly reports of sex offenders living nearby or around addresses of concern. Informed Advantage™ monthly email report will review people being monitored for arrest, addresses being monitored for Registered Sex Offender activity, and updates of local crime incidents for the month. Solomon Schocker and Agostino Pinelli are pioneers.Santa Rosa becomes major shipping center, moving livestock, fruit, hops and paving rocks from local quarries.Jasper O'Farrell buys Jonive Rancho (Sebastopol.) He names his holdings the Annaly Rancho, eventually turned into Analy.O'Farrell provides for the building of the first Catholic church, with Father Rossi in charge, andlays out a general merchandise store operated by Bodega's Mc Caughey brothers. Mariano Vallejo elected Sonoma district's first state senator (district includes Mendocino County until 1859.) Numerous squabbles over land, including cost of court battles, cause major economic losses for Vallejoover a number of years.Railexpansion opens up Russian River area to Bay Area tourism.With influx of Italian workers, stones from Annadel and other quarries are used in street paving andconstruction projects, including St.I enjoy meeting people from all walks of life and different backgrounds.I tend to be a serious person but enjoy a good laugh occasionally.