Pescadero, California

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Pescadero is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Mateo County, California two miles (3 km) east of State Route 1 and Pescadero State Beach.wikipedia
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Pescadero State Beach

Pescadero
Pescadero is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Mateo County, California two miles (3 km) east of State Route 1 and Pescadero State Beach.
Pescadero State Beach (meaning "the place to fish" in Spanish) is alongside State Route 1, located 14.5 miles south of Half Moon Bay and 1.5 miles west of the city of Pescadero in San Mateo County, California.

San Mateo County, California

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Pescadero is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Mateo County, California two miles (3 km) east of State Route 1 and Pescadero State Beach. Pescadero Creek, the longest stream in San Mateo County, is an annual creek that empties into the Pacific Ocean near the town.
San Mateo County then annexed part of northern Santa Cruz County in March 1868, including Pescadero and Pigeon Point.

Pescadero Creek

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Pescadero Creek, the longest stream in San Mateo County, is an annual creek that empties into the Pacific Ocean near the town.
Spanish-speaking people founded the town of Pescadero, California in 1856.

Half Moon Bay, California

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The town is 14.4 mi south of Half Moon Bay. Pescadero is situated near the Pacific Ocean about 17 mi south of Half Moon Bay and about 34 mi north of Santa Cruz.
Neighboring towns include El Granada, Princeton-by-the-Sea, Moss Beach, and Montara to the north and Purissima, San Gregorio, and Pescadero to the south.

KPDO

KPDO, at 89.3 FM, is Pescadero's community radio station.
KPDO is a community radio station licensed on 89.3 MHz at Pescadero, California.

Butano State Park

Pescadero is also a weekend tourist destination during the summer months because of beaches, parks including Memorial Park and Butano State Park, as well as extensive rural roads for biking and trails for hiking in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
Located in San Mateo County near Pescadero, the 4728 acre park was established in 1956.

Area code 650

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The ZIP Code is 94060 and the community is inside area code 650.

Steve Blank

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Steve Blank (born 1953) is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur based in Pescadero, California.

Gordon Moore

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Intel co-founder Gordon E. Moore grew up in Pescadero and resided there until he was about 10 years of age.
Moore was born in San Francisco, California and grew up in nearby Pescadero, where his father was the county sheriff.

San Gregorio, California

San Gregorio
The nearest National Weather Service cooperative weather station is in the nearby village of San Gregorio, north of Pescadero on Stage Road.
It is also located 7 (11.4 km) north of Pescadero via Stage Road and 8 miles (12.8 km) west of La Honda via SR 84.

Heinz von Foerster

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Scientist Heinz von Foerster lived on an estate in the Pescadero hills called Rattlesnake Hill until his death.
Heinz von Foerster (German spelling: Heinz von Förster; November 13, 1911, Vienna – October 2, 2002, Pescadero, California) was an Austrian American scientist combining physics and philosophy, and widely attributed as the originator of Second-order cybernetics.

Rancho Pescadero (Gonzalez)

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Pescadero is located on the Rancho Pescadero Mexican land grant; former Mission Santa Cruz pasture given to Juan José Gonzalez in 1833.
The grant extended along the Pacific coast from Pomponio Creek on the north to Butano Creek and Rancho Butano on the south, and encompassed present day Pescadero.

Jessica Dubroff

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Dubroff was buried at Mount Hope Cemetery in Pescadero, California.

Carrier Pigeon (ship)

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According to a guidebook published by the California Coastal Commission, the residents of Pescadero recovered a large quantity of white paint from the 1853 wreck of the clipper ship Carrier Pigeon at Pigeon Point.
According to a guidebook published by the California Coastal Commission, the residents of Pescadero recovered a large quantity of white paint from Pigeon which they "used liberally on all the town's buildings," and then maintained the tradition of painting their houses white.

Census-designated place

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Pescadero is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Mateo County, California two miles (3 km) east of State Route 1 and Pescadero State Beach.

California State Route 1

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Pescadero is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Mateo County, California two miles (3 km) east of State Route 1 and Pescadero State Beach.

Santa Cruz Mountains

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Pescadero is also a weekend tourist destination during the summer months because of beaches, parks including Memorial Park and Butano State Park, as well as extensive rural roads for biking and trails for hiking in the Santa Cruz Mountains.

Pacific Ocean

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Pescadero is situated near the Pacific Ocean about 17 mi south of Half Moon Bay and about 34 mi north of Santa Cruz.

Santa Cruz, California

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Pescadero is situated near the Pacific Ocean about 17 mi south of Half Moon Bay and about 34 mi north of Santa Cruz.

FM broadcasting

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KPDO, at 89.3 FM, is Pescadero's community radio station.

United States Census Bureau

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According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP covers an area of 4.0 square miles (10.4 km²), 99.79% of it land, and 0.21% of it water.

Population density

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The population density was 159.4 people per square mile (61.5/km²).

Race and ethnicity in the United States Census

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The racial makeup of Pescadero was 314 (48.8%) White, 2 (0.3%) African American, 2 (0.3%) Native American, 5 (0.8%) Asian, 1 (0.2%) Pacific Islander, 294 (45.7%) from other races, and 25 (3.9%) from two or more races.

Marriage

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There were 195 households, out of which 82 (42.1%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 98 (50.3%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 23 (11.8%) had a female householder with no husband present, 16 (8.2%) had a male householder with no wife present.

POSSLQ

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There were 17 (8.7%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 3 (1.5%) same-sex married couples or partnerships.