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Joel Parker Whitney
Quest for better wool lead Whitneys to Rocklin
Wednesday Nov 16 2011
Editor’s Note: This is the second in a three-part series on Whitney Ranch. In 1856 George Whitney Sr. and four of his six sons, all successful San Francisco merchants, started ...
Wool found in Whitney Ranch's origins
Wednesday Nov 09 2011
Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part series on Whitney Ranch. Western Rocklin covered the southern 12,000 acres of the 20,000-acre Spring Valley Ranch during the lat ...
Former project manager for Sunset City development dies
Wednesday Aug 10 2011
One of the leaders in Rocklin’s early expansion efforts, Dale Stringfellow, died July 31 at his residence in Lincoln Hills. He was 12 days short of his 90th birthday. In 1962, S ...
Learn about Joel Parker Whitney May 21
Thursday May 13 2010
Western Rocklin is astride the southern 12,000 acres of Joel Parker Whitney’s Spring Valley ranch of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Gold fever brought the 17-year-old ...
A pyramid for a tomb?
Thursday Aug 28 2008
In January 1913, Joel Parker Whitney, called Parker then, died at Del Monte California after a long bout with kidney disease. He was 78. According to Richard Miller’s Fortune B ...
Ansel Adams photos of Whitney Ranch languishing
Friday Jul 25 2008
In the late 1950s and early 1960s Sunset International Petroleum Corporation bought up the southern 12,000 acres of Joel Parker Whitney’s 22,000 acre Spring Valley Ranch and star ...
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