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at the end of this Chapter, the County of Ventura was
SAN LUIS OBISPO.
3947. Beginning in Pacific Ocean, at northwest- San Luis
Obispo. ern corner of Santa Barbara, as established in Section 3946; thence easterly, on the northern line of Santa Barbara, up the Santa Maria River, to intersection of southern line of Township Ten North, San Bernardino base; thence east on said line to point on summit of Coast Range, forming the southeast corner, also northeast corner of Santa Barbara; thence northwesterly on summit line, being western line of Kern, to its intersection with Sixth Standard South, Mount Diablo base, being the common corner of Tulare, Kern, Monterey, and San Luis Obispo; thence west on said standard line and extention thereof to the Pacific Ocean; thence southerly along the shore to the place of beginning County seat—San Luis Obispo.
NOTE.-Stats. 1851, p. 173; 1854, p. 148; 1861, p. 349; 1863, p. 358; 1866, p. 796. A communication from County Surveyor R. R. Harris, together with map, contains a complete description by the lines of the Government surveys, which the Commission advised to be adopted, and to which they called attention of the Legislature prior to the adoption of this Code.
3948. Beginning in Pacific Ocean, at southwest Monterey. corner of Santa Cruz, as established in Section 3949; thence west to the mouth of Pajaro River, on the Bay of Monterey; thence up said stream to its source, the small Lake San Felipe; thence along the northern and western banks of said lake to the Creek San Felipe; thence east to the summit line of the Coast Range, forming northeastern corner; thence southeasterly along the summit of the Coast Range to the
Sixth Standard South, Mount Diablo base, being the
NOTE.-Stats. 1851, p. 173; 1855, p. 125; 1856, p. 183;
3949. Beginning at the south corner of San Iateo County, at a point in the Pacific Ocean south forty-five degrees west, three miles from the intersection of the east line of Rancho Punta del Año Nueva with said ocean, forming western corner; thence north, forty-five degrees east, to said point of intersection; thence northerly, following the eastern line of said rancho, to its intersection with the south line of Township Eight South, Range Four West, Mount Diablo base and meridian; thence east to the southeast corner of said township; thence north to the northeast corner of Section Twenty-five of said township; thence east to the no theast corner of Section Twenty-six, Township Eight South, Range Three West; thence north to the suminit of Santa Cruz Mountains, being western line of Santa Clara County; thence southeasterly along the summit of said mountains, on the western line of Santa Clara, to the Pajaro River, forming southeast corner, on northern line of Monterey; thence westerly along said river, on northern line of Monterey, to the Bay of Monterey, and three miles westerly into the ocean,
forming southwest corner; thence northwesterly along
NOTE.-Stats. 1851, p. 173; 1831, p. 174; 1868, p. 174.
SAN FRANCISCO (CITY AND COUNTY.) 3950. Beginning at the southwest corner, being San northwest corner of San Mateo, in Pacific Ocean, on the extension of northern line of Township Three South, of Mount Diablo base; thence northerly along the Pacific Coast, to its point of intersection with westerly extension of low water line on northern side of the entrance to San Francisco Bay, being southwest corner of Marin and northwest corner of San Francisco; thence easterly, through Point Bonita and Point Caballo, to the most southeastern point of Angel Island, all on the line of Marin, as established in Section 3957; thence northerly, along the easterly line of Marin, to the northwest point of Golden Rock (also known as Red Rock), being a common corner of Marin, Contra Costa, and San Francisco; thence due southeast four and one half miles, more or less, to a point distant three statute miles from the natural high water mark on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay, being a common corner of Contra Costa, Alameda, and San Francisco; thence southeasterly, in a direct line, to a point three miles from said eastern shore, and on the line first named (considered as extending across said bay); and thence west along said first named line to the place of beginning. The islands known as the Farralones shall be attached to and be a part of said city and county.
NOTE.-The identity of Golden Rock and Red Rock does not admit of a doubt. No other rock or island in San Francisco Bay will answer to the calls of the statutes. It is directly referred to in the boundaries of Marin (Stats. 1868, p. 347), and indirectly confirmed by
the wording in section ten, Act of April 25th, 1851 (p. 174), viz: " * * to Golden Rock; thence up the middle of the Bay of San Pablo," etc. The party who drew up the original draft of the bill in 1851, was Commodore Selim Woodworth, of San Francisco. See note to Sec. 3953, post.
3951. Beginning at the southwest corner, being west corner of Santa Cruz County, as established in Section 3949; thence on northwestern line of Santa Cruz, as established in said section, to the southwestern line of Santa Clara, being the summit line of the Santa Cruz Mountains; thence northwesterly, by said summit line, to the source of San Francisquito Creek; thence down the south branch thereof, and down said creek to its mouth; thence to a point in the middle of San Francisco Bay, opposite said mouth, forming common corner of San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Alameda; thence in a direct line to the southeast corner of San Francisco City and County, as established in Section 3950; thence due west, on southern line of San Francisco City and County, to the southwest corner thereof; thence southerly, along the ocean shore, to the point of beginning. County seat-Redwood City.
NoTE.-Stats. 1856, p. 176; 1857, p. 222; 1868, p. 174. By referring to statutes 1857, p. 222, it will be observed that the northern boundary of San Mateo runs east along township line to the eastern boundary of the County of San Francisco, as established by an Act entitled " An Act dividing the State into counties, etc.," passed April 25th, 1851 (p. 174). Now, the eastern boundary of San Francisco of 1851 does not coincide at that point with the present boundary. For the sake of uniformity, and in order to avoid a jog in the western boundary of Alameda, the San Mateo boundary line is made to conform to the present San Francisco and Alameda lines, as is shown on a map prepared by G. F. Allardt, Esq., Chief Engineer of the Tide Land Survey, now on file in office of the Surveyor General.-See note to Sec. 3953, post.
3952. Beginning at a point opposite the mouth of Santa San Francisquito Creek, being common
common corner of Alameda, San Mateo, and Santa Clara, as established in Section 3951; thence easterly, to a point at the head of a slough, which is an arm of the Bay of San Francisco, at its head, making into the main land in front of the Gegara Ranches; thence easterly, to a lone sycamore tree that stands in a ravine between the dwellings of Fluhencia and Valentine Gegara; thence easterly, up said ravine, to the top of the mountains, and as surveyed by Horace A. Higley, and shown on survey and map of Alameda County, eighteen hundred and fifty-seven; thence on a direct line easterly, to the common corner of San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Alameda, and Santa Clara, on the summit of the Coast Range, as established in Section 3932; thence southeasterly, following the summit of the Coast Range, to the northeast corner of Monterey County, as established in Section 3948; thence westerly, following the northern boundary of Monterey County to the southeast corner of Santa Cruz County, as established in Section 3949; thence northwesterly, following the summit of the Santa Cruz Mountains, to the head of San Francisquito Creek;. thence down said creek, to its mouth; thence in a direct line to the place of beginning. County seat-San José.
NOTE.-Stats. 1851, p. 174; 1853, p. 56; 1854, p. 40;
3953. Beginning at the southwest corner, being Alameda. common corner of San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Alameda, as established in Section 3951; thence easterly on northern line of Santa Clara, as established in Section 3952, to common corner of San Joaquin, Stanis