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From hayfields to homes: Barron Park neighborhood celebrates centennial

Original post made on Mar 6, 2020

Barron Park is a neighborhood with a storied history that includes strawberry fields and donkeys, a railroad, a de-facto red-light district and an early settlement for Silicon Valley's engineers.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, March 6, 2020, 9:32 AM

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Posted by Lydia Kou
a resident of Barron Park
on Mar 6, 2020 at 10:09 am

Congratulations to the Barron Park semicentenarians!
Thank you for all the contributions and involvement through the years to enhance and preserve Barron Park’s qualities and distinct characteristics.

Thank you!

Posted by Resident
a resident of Community Center
on Mar 6, 2020 at 10:16 am

Congrats to Barron Park.
However, I hope they are current of the latest court health department guidelines.They give a series of measures and warnings about how to reduce risk at public meetings. Yesterday, the added recommendations against large, non essential public meetings. The recommendations stand a good likelihood of getting stronger in the next few days.

Posted by Todd Collins
a resident of Barron Park
on Mar 6, 2020 at 12:24 pm

The Board of the Barron Park Association (John King, Pres.) voted this morning to postpone this meeting to a future date, consistent with the guidelines issued by the County Dept. of Public Health.

Luckily our Centennial lasts all year, so we hope to celebrate it with our rescheduled annual meeting later in the year.

Posted by The True Residents of Barron Park
a resident of another community
on Mar 6, 2020 at 3:57 pm

The land should be returned to the ancestors of Costanoan (aka Ohlnoe) descent.

It was stolen by the Spanish, passed on to the Mexicans (who lost it) & finally the white settlors & agriculturalists who later sold parcels off to small developers.

So wrong and yet so typical.

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