Betty Goerke

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General Mariano Vallejo, the 19th century founder of Sonoma, had a lot of influence in the North Bay. He’s got a town named after him, of course, and he also had something to do with naming the neighboring county of Marin. KALW’s Steven Short tells us all about it in this episode of “The Source.”


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This story originally aired in 2012.