Thank you first responders!

 

CalFire firefighters and other first responders deserve heartfelt thanks for protecting the historic Yanci Ranch and other properties when they created a firebreak that prevented the Lightning Complex wildfires from spreading in western Yolo County and beyond. The Yanci Ranch is one of the properties managed by Rominger Brothers Farms. It’s a working ranch where horseback riders can enjoy the scenery amid the beautiful oak woodlands in California’s Coast Range. A historic home is nestled within the foothills on the ranch where the Nate Yanci family once lived. The house was built following a fire on Christmas Day 1935 that destroyed a landmark home that Charles W. Scott built on the site in the mid-19th Century. Last week a CalFire crew drove through the Yanci Ranch to access the wildfire as it burned out of control east of Lake Berryessa. Fortunately, the firebreak spared the historic house and barns, as well as the multitude of wildlife that inhabit the 800-acre ranch. We’re ever so grateful to the first responders who risk their lives to protect the rest of the us.

Stonewall Sporthorse Breeder Michael Muir Loses Home in Fire

This article published in today’s Daily Democrat is about Michael Muir, who bred his Stonewall Sporthorses on the Yanci Ranch near Winters, California in the 1990s. He is featured in my upcoming book about the history of the Yanci Ranch that is pending publication.

Descendant of John Muir loses home in fires