Category Archives: San Gregorio

1863: John Vonderlin Asks: Really? Icky Cobbie-Webs Over San Gregorio

Hi June,    When I ran across this short article in the California Newspapers Archive, I was reminded of my first encounters with this subtle phenomena and the trouble I had convincing others I wasn’t imagining it. This report from the … Continue reading

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1872: ORANGE GROVES IN SAN GREGORIO?

Story from John Vonderlin Email John (benloudman@sbcglobal.net) Hi June,     San Gregorio rarely gets described in the travelogues in the old newspapers, but here’s an exception. This excerpt about the San Gregorio region appeared in an article in the July … Continue reading

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1870s: Colonel Zig Zag Covered All the News in San Gregorio…

“It always rains when I give a ball,” R.W. Savage, the new owner of the San Gregorio House complained to his friends in 1873. And who got the quote? Why Colonel Zig Zag, the San Gregorio correspondent who mailed his … Continue reading

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