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Timeline

Description

1944, 05/27

The Sweetwater Springs property in the Livermore hills is purchased by the Eastbay Auto Mechanics Union (Local 1546) for donation to the Oakland Council.  This property would be named Rancho Los Mochos.

1946, 03/10

Construction of the camp roads and a water supply from a spring have been completed allowing the camp to now be used on a daily basis

1949, 01/09

Los Mochos, construction of Swimming pool begins as forms are prefrabricated in the mess hall at Camp Dimond

1949, 05/08

Los Mochas name officially changed to Rancho Los Mochos

1953

Lou Josephs becomes ranger at Los Mochos

1953

Los Mochos, year the dedication of camp took place

1967, 05/01

Deadwood section of camp is dedicated after new water tank is installed for water captured from Deadwood springs.  New camping area for additional 400 scouts. New gravity flow water system from spring at Deadwood Spring and stores it in a tank at Mocho mesa.  New campsites are Yellowjacket Point, Big Oak Flat, Deadwood and Shovel Point

1969

Stan Falk becomes ranger at Los Mochos

1970

Al Robinson becomes ranger at Los Mochos (1970-1978)

1979

Jasper Steele becomes ranger at Los Mochos (1979-)

1983

Jerry Abad becomes ranger at Los Mochos (xxx -1995)

1992

Handicapp accessible campground built near campfire area next to old camp road

2006

Penny Decker becomes ranger at Los Mochos (2006 - Present)

2008, 02/01

Los Mochos is closed for three months due to dinning hall instability.  Dinning hall is rebuilt by donated funds.  Updated dinning hall now has an open ceiling to replace the former drop down ceiling.











































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