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  Presidio of San Francisco -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
The Presidio of San Francisco is a park on the northern tip of the (Click link for more info and facts about San Francisco Peninsula) San Francisco Peninsula in the (Click link for more info and facts about City and County of San Francisco) City and County of San Francisco.
The Presidio was originally a (The Romance language spoken in most of Spain and the countries colonized by Spain) Spanish fort sited by (Click link for more info and facts about Juan Bautista de Anza) Juan Bautista de Anza on March 28, 1776 built by a party led by Josef Joachin Moraga later that year.
After a hard-fought battle the Presidio averted an auction and came under the management of the Presidio Trust, an executive agency of the U.S. government established by an act of Congress in 1996.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/p/pr/presidio_of_san_francisco.htm   (728 words)

  
 Presidio - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A Presidio was a type of fortress built by the Spanish in North Africa during the 16th century to protect against pirates.
The Presidio of Sonoma, or Sonoma Barracks, was established in 1836 by Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo (the "Commanclate-General of the Northern Frontier of Alta California") as a part of Mexico's strategy to halt Russian incursions into the region.
Presidio, Texas is a place in the State of Texas in the United States of America.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Presidio   (295 words)

  
 Handbook of Texas Online: PRESIDIO COUNTY
Presidio County is triangular in shape and is bounded on the east by Brewster County, on the north by Jeff Davis County, and on the south and west for 135 miles by the Rio Grande and Mexico.
Presidio County was organized in 1875 as the largest county in the United States, with 12,000 square miles.
The population of Presidio County continued to increase with the census of 1900 to 3,673.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/PP/hcp8.html   (3075 words)

  
 Presidio of San Francisco - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
The Presidio of San Francisco is a park on the northern tip of the San Francisco Peninsula in the City and County of San Francisco.
The Presidio was originally a Spanish fort sited by Juan Bautista de Anza on March 28, 1776 built by a party led by later that year.
In the fictional universe of Star Trek, the Presidio is the location of Starfleet Headquarters.
www.americancanyon.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/The_Presidio   (656 words)

  
 Presidio of San Francisco - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Presidio was originally a Spanish fort sited by Juan Bautista de Anza on March 28, 1776 built by a party led by Josef Joachin Moraga later that year.
George Lucas won the development rights for 15 acres (61,000 m²) of the Presidio in June 1999 after beating out a number of rival plans including a leading proposal by the Shorenstein Company.
A massive $300 million development with nearly 900,000 square feet (84,000 m²) of office space and a 150,000 square foot (14,000 m²) underground parking garage with planned capacity of 2,500 employees has replaced the former ILM and LucasArts headquarters in San Rafael.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Presidio_of_San_Francisco   (647 words)

  
 Journal of San Diego History
The Presidio Hill area will be explored in the context of the land and the location it offered to the needs of those who were in power or who were attempting to gain power.
Presidio Hill was used by the Kumeyaay and by the Americans longer than it was used by the Spanish and our interpretation must reflect this historical evidence.
Presidio Park and the Junipero Serra Museum have been the center of education on the early history of San Diego for fourth grade school children for many years.
www.sandiegohistory.org /journal/99summer/presidio.htm   (5559 words)

  
 Presidio of San Francisco (National Park Service)
The Presidio served as a military post under the flags of Spain (1776-1822), Mexico (1822-48), and the United States (1848-1994).
The Presidio Trust is a special public-private governmental agency tasked with managing most of the buildings of the Presidio and making the park financially self-sufficient by 2013.
Within its boundaries are more than 500 historic buildings, a collection of coastal defense fortifications, a national cemetery, an historic airfield, a saltwater marsh, forests, beaches, native plant habitats, coastal bluffs, miles of hiking and biking, and some of the most spectacular vistas in the world.
www.nps.gov /prsf   (269 words)

  
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The Monterey presidio was one of four presidios and 21 missions established by Spain in California.
In 1940, the Presidio became the temporary headquarters of the III Corps, and served as a reception center until 1944.
Declared inactive in late 1944, the Presidio was reopened in 1945 and served as a Civil Affairs Staging and Holding Area (CASA) for civil affairs soldiers preparing for the occupation of Japan.
pom-www.army.mil /content/about.htm   (1098 words)

  
 Welcome to Presidio School of Management
Presidio School of Management defines Sustainable Management as the ability to direct the course of a company, community or country in ways that restore and enhance all forms of capital — human, natural and financial — to generate stakeholder value and contribute to the well-being of current and future generations.
Presidio School of Management is proud to announce we graduated our first MBA class on June 4, 2005.
Presidio World College is affiliated with Alliant International University, which is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
www.presidioworldcollege.org   (223 words)

  
 SBTHP - El Presidio de Santa Barbara
The Santa Barbara Presidio was both military headquarters and governmental center of the entire region extending from the southern limits of present day San Luis Obispo County to and including the Pueblo of Los Angeles.
The buildings of the Presidio formed a quadrangle enclosing a central parade ground, the whole surrounded by an outer defense wall with two cannon bastions.
In 1966 El Presidio became a State Historic Park and a series of multi-year agreements between the two parties led to the passage in 1988 by the California State Legislature of formal enabling legislation authorizing the Department to enter into an operating agreement with the Trust.
sbthp.org /presidio.htm   (710 words)

  
 Epinions.com - Wine of the Week, 1/13/02 -- Presidio Winery 1999 Merlot, Unfiltered, Santa Barbara County
Presidio Winery is a small winery -- founded in 1991 -- located in the town of Solvang in Santa Barbara County, California.
Presidio Winery Merlot:  This wine pours with a dark red, almost purple color and features a pleasing nose smelling of fl cherry, plum, and some light vanilla.
The Presidio Winery is not a huge operation (1,200 cases wine in 1991; just over 10,000 cases -- 120,000 bottles -- of wine in 2001), and it produces hand-crafted wines that are made with a level of attention and care that you don't see with large vintners.
www.epinions.com /content_2469961860   (648 words)

  
 Presidio La Bahia - Goliad, Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Presidio La Bahía is located one mile south of Goliad, Texas on U.S. Highway 183 (77A).
Presidio La Bahia was established at this location in 1749, with Mission Espíritu Santo
One present significance of the Presidio is that it and the two missions constitute the only surviving example of a Spanish Colonial mission/presidio complex in Texas and one of very few in North America.
www.presidiolabahia.org   (395 words)

  
 City of Monterey - Presidio Museum
The Presidio Museum exhibits lead visitors through Monterey's various stages of military development – from the indigenous period which highlights the area's native populations; through the Spanish and Mexican periods; and up to present day.
Because of the important role of the military in Monterey between 1902 and today, the majority of the museum is dedicated to the development of the Presidio as a training base.
4) A life-size horse and lieutenant depicts the Presidio of the past that is most clear in the memories of long-time residents of Monterey.
www.monterey.org /museum/pom   (226 words)

  
 Marina Green and the Presidio
Finally, the Presidio former Army base is at the end of Marina Boulevard.
The Presidio connects the Marina to the west side of the city where Golden Gate Park is located.
The Presidio also includes Fort Point, which is a Civil War era fort with barracks, swords, and gunpowder storage.
www.sftravel.com /mgreen.html   (230 words)

  
 News on Presidio, Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Presidio La Bahia is a fort by the bay in Goliad that was originally established by the Spanish over 250 years ago to maintain a military presence along the...
Pederson, 43, was assigned to the Presidio from April 1997 to February 2001.
Presidio, a Presidential Ball colt, was bought for $72,000 by Lew Driver, the West Melton trainer.
www.linkmorgue.org /us/TX/Presidio.html   (5410 words)

  
 The Presidio
The Presidio's lush, misty forests were planted by the Army beginning in the 1883.
The ecology trail and Lovers' Lane are highlights along the Presidio's mire of winding roads.
By act of Congress, it is incumbent upon the Presidio Trust to turn a profit on the land by 2013.
www.mistersf.com /high/highpresidio.htm   (191 words)

  
 Presidio La Bahia - Palm Sunday Massacre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
In Goliad (the area around Presidio La Bahia), the ghastly remains of the massacred men of Fannin's Command were found in the partially covered trenches where they had been dumped and burned.
Barnard is believed to have had first hand information as to the actual site of the burial, as he was one of the doctors spared at the Goliad massacre.
The names of all of the men massacred is engraved on the monument face.
www.presidiolabahia.org /massacre.htm   (2179 words)

  
 Gen. Elvy Roberts -- former commander of the Presidio
U.S. Army Gen. Elvy Roberts, the former commander of the Presidio in San Francisco, a paratrooper during World War II and a combat veteran of the Vietnam War, has died.
In 1973, he was named to succeed Gen. Richard Stilwell as commander of the 6th Army at the Presidio of San Francisco at a time when that facility was shifting its main responsibility from regular Army units to Reserves and National Guard units.
A private funeral and burial at the Presidio cemetery, and a memorial service at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, are pending.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/10/13/BAG00F7JAP1.DTL   (482 words)

  
 Welcome to Presidio School of Management | Faculty and Guest Lecturers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Byron (Ron) Nahser, Ph.D. Provost of Presidio School of Management, former chairman, president, and CEO of The Nahser Agency of Chicago.
She received her Ph.D. in the field of corporate environmentalism from the University of East Anglia in the UK, and has a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Natural Resources at the University of California Berkeley.
Paul is a former Board member of Colorado Mountain College, the City of Aspen Planning and Zoning Commission, the Aspen Lodging Association, and several Chambers of Commerce in Colorado and California, and received B.A. and M.A. degrees in Human Development from Pacific Oaks College in Pasadena, CA.
presidioworldcollege.org /mba_faculty.php   (2267 words)

  
 SFBG News | The Presidio Menace | August 4, 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
If she had allowed the land to be sold, at least the city would have gotten tax money from the sale and development.
By anchoring his film and sound empire in the Presidio, Lucas stands to avoid paying a host of city developer impact fees and millions of dollars in property taxes.
Lucas has proposed to lease 15 acres of the Presidio from the trust for 60 years, with options for three 10-year extensions.
www.sfbg.com /News/33/44/presidio.html   (1513 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
PRESIDIO COUNTY TEXAS Land Record Fargo-Compton 1930 *********************************************************************** USGENWEB NOTICE: These electronic pages may NOT be reproduced in any format for profit or presentation by other organization or persons.
Map recorded in Vol #44, at page #98 in the Records of Presidio County, at the County seat in Marfa, Texas.
NOTE:One-sixteenth of the oil and gas and all other minerals that might be in the above described land are expressly reserved by the State of Texas to the Public free school fund.
ftp.rootsweb.com /pub/usgenweb/tx/presidio/deeds/fargo_compton30.txt   (174 words)

  
 Star Wars Joins United Religions at the Presidio - June 99
Back in 1993, President Clinton’s Council on Sustainable Development25 met at the Presidio with dozens of representatives from federal departments and agencies, environmental groups, universities, and globalist leaders.
Like Presidio’s visionary leaders, the false prophet had promised peace and freedom in spite of the evils that had corrupted the nation.
By AD 2013, the estimated $37 million annual Presidio budget must be covered by the park’s income.
www.crossroad.to /text/articles/starwar6-99.html   (2964 words)

  
 Presidio La Bahia - Texas Revolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
October 9, 1835: The capture of Presidio La Bahia on the night of October 9, 1835 was the first action against a Mexican military installation during the Texas Revolution.
On the third or fourth day, the non-wounded men were moved outside the chapel and into the quadrangle, surrounded by a heavy guard.
March 27, 1836: On the order of General Santa Anna, Fannin and a force of almost 350 men are massacred near Presidio La Bahia, near Goliad.
www.presidiolabahia.org /texas_revolution.htm   (3083 words)

  
 Leasing Opportunities - Presidio of San Francisco
The Presidio is an extraordinary place to live and work.
Many Presidio homes are contributing features to the Presidio's National Historic Landmark District designation.
The Presidio is preserving these buildings through rehabilitation and reuse.
www.presidio.gov /Leasing   (142 words)

  
 Trusted computing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An industry consortium including Microsoft, Intel, IBM, HP and AMD, have formed the Trusted Computing Platform Alliance (TCPA), which has a Trusted Computing Group (TCG), designing a trusted platform module (TPM).
Intel is working on a form called LaGrande Technology (LT), while AMD's is called Secure Execution Mode (SEM) or also known as Presidio.
But essentially, there are proposals for four new features provided by new hardware, which would require new software (including new operating systems and applications) to be taken advantage of.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Trusted_computing   (2691 words)

  
 Presidio Trail will be downtown guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
The walking tour is named The Presidio Trail because it starts at the corner of the "footprint" of the original presidio, where Tucson eventually started.
The presidio will be re-created as part of the Rio Nuevo downtown redevelopment project.
Gayle Hartmann, president of the Tucson Presidio Trust for Historic Preservation, has been guiding the project along with Cunningham, a member of the trust's board of directors.
www.tucsoncitizen.com /index.php?page=history_culture&story_id=101505a4_presidio_trail   (556 words)

  
 Presidio of Monterey Lodging - Monterey, CA
Presidio of Monterey Lodging - Monterey, CA We are delighted that you have chosen us to provide your lodging needs during your stay at the Presidio of Monterey and California's central coast.
Presidio Lodging (PoMLodging) is conveniently located within walking distance of many attractions on- and off-base.
The beautiful California coastline, Monterey's famed Cannery, Presidio of Monterey Museum, tennis court, family park, post exchange and many more.
www.pomlodging.com   (177 words)

  
 SAN FRANCISCO / Body in Presidio is that of man, 68
The medical examiner's office has identified a man found dead Sunday in a recreational vehicle parked in the Presidio as Lawrence Lynch, 68, of San Francisco.
A security officer at the Presidio Veterans Academy placed a 911 call at 4:51 p.m.
The Swords to Plowshares' Presidio Veterans Academy is a nonprofit organization founded during the Vietnam War era to reduce homelessness among veterans.
sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/07/26/BABADIGEST4.DTL   (136 words)

  
 Presidio Winery
The Presidio Estate Vineyard west of the Santa Rita Hills
Presidio Club - Designed to quench the desires of any wine connoisseur, your opportunity to become an Ambassador of Presidio Vineyard and Winery.
Presidio Vineyard - About our estate Presidio Vineyard and our beginnings.
www.presidiowinery.com   (141 words)

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