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Etymology. Los Gatos is Spanish for "The Cats". The name derives from the 1839 Alta California land-grant that encompassed the area, which was called La Rinconada de Los Gatos ("The Corner of the Cats"), where the cats refers to the cougars (mountain lions) and bobcats that are indigenous to the foothills in which the town is located.
Rancho Peñasquitos is a suburban community in the northeastern part of the city of San Diego, California.It is named after the first Mexican land grant in the county, Rancho Santa Maria de Los Peñasquitos.
Alta Loma: San Bernardino: Multiple: website, includes crafts gallery and historic home and gardens of Sam Maloof: San Bernardino County Museum: Redlands: San Bernardino: Multiple: website, cultural and natural history, operates many branch museums San Bernardino de Sena Estancia: Redlands: San Bernardino: Historic house
Etymology. The most common origin of the name "Colma" is the Ohlone word mean "springs" or "many springs".. There are several other proposed origins of Colma. Erwin Gudde's California Place Names states seven possible sources of the town's being called Colma: William T. Coleman (a local landowner), Thomas Coleman (a local resident), misspelling of Colmar in France, misspelling of Colima in ...