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Publication Date: Wednesday, July 20, 2005

Notebook: Rodeo coming to La Honda Notebook: Rodeo coming to La Honda (July 20, 2005)

There's gonna be bull riding, mutton bustin', open team roping, team penning, and all sorts of cowboy stuff at the Driscoll Ranch Rodeo on Saturday and Sunday, July 30 and 31, at 5460 La Honda Road in La Honda.

Gates open at noon and the rodeo starts at 1 p.m.

On Saturday night, a concert by the Little Wheels Band follows the rodeo.

Rodeo tickets are $15 for adults, $7.50 for seniors, $10 for kids 5-12, and free for 5 and under. The concert is free with rodeo tickets; it cost $5 for the concert alone.

Tickets are available at Alice's Restaurant in Woodside, Half Moon Bay Feed & Fuel, the Half Moon Bay Chamber of Commerce, and at the gate. For information, call 747-9704.
Cowboy poetry, music returns to Woodside

Buckaroo Bob Weber, Sourdough Slim, Virginia Bennett, and the Lost Canyon Rangers are coming to Woodside for an evening of western music and cowboy poetry at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 23, at the Mounted Patrol rodeo arena grandstands, 521 Kings Mountain Road.

The event is sponsored by the Mounted Patrol of San Mateo County. Admission is $15 per person. The gates open at 5 p.m. and a barbecue will be served from 5 p.m. at $10 per person. For tickets and information, call 851-9570.
USGS offers two views of San Andreas Fault

This week, the public has two opportunities to see the notorious San Andreas Fault -- either virtually, or on the ground. Or both.

In the virtual tour, geologist Phil Stoffer will equip the audience with 1950s-style 3-D glasses to learn about the fault and identify public places to explore it. The show starts at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 21, in the Building 3 conference room at the U.S. Geological Survey at 345 Middlefield Road in Menlo Park.

Then on Saturday, July 23, at 9:30 a.m., Dr. Stoffer will lead a field trip to examine the fault in the dirt, through Sanborn County Park.

For information or to sign up for the field trip, call 329-5136, or e-mail Amelia Barrales at abarrales2@usgs.gov.


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