Category Archives: Gazos Creek

John Vonderlin: The Sea Gilly and the Gazos

Story by John  Vonderlin Email John (benloudman@sbcglobal.net) Hi June, I found the source for the alternate version of the origin of the name of Gazos Canyon. My previous understanding was based on the Gazos Canyon guided tour we went on. During which, a rhetorical … Continue reading

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Linda (Wyatt) Iacono & John Vonderlin…Remembering Bootleggers Cove, Russell Towle & Gazos Creek Gas Station

I came across June Morrall’s website Pescadero Memories and read the entire backlog of posts in 2 days. I spent part of my childhood growing up in Pescadero and my dad who just turned 80 grew up there. After I … Continue reading

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Two Thumbs Up for Mountain Mike Merritt's Gazos Mill Tour: Story by John Vonderlin

Story by John Vonderlin Email John (benloudman@sbcglobal.net) Hi June, Last weekend Meg, I, and a handful of other people met Mike Merritt the Interpretive Ranger for Butano State Park, at the corner of Cloverdale Road and Gazos Creek Road for … Continue reading

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Historians & Nature Lovers: Hike the Beautiful Butano With An Expert….Mike Merritt

Story by Mike Merritt, Butano State Park Seasonal Interpreter Hi June, In August I am putting on some special interest hikes at Butano State Park. On Sunday Aug. 10 at 1:00, I am leading a two hour hike on the … Continue reading

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….Gazos Creek….

From: Place Names of San Mateo County, Dr. Alan K. Brown (1976) Gazos Creek: (Coast highwy 2.4 miles S of Pigeon Point. According to Vasquez, the name “arroyo de las Garzas (Heron creek) was given because large numbers of “cranes” … Continue reading

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William Steele Moves His Cows: Story by Coastside Artist Galen Wolf

William Steele Moves His Cows by Galen Wolf Long before daybreak, the cows of William Steele were milked that memorable morning, at Steele’s barn on the shore of Tomales Bay, by milkers under weak lantern light. This was the day … Continue reading

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