Courtesy of Valerie Reyes | Valerie Reyes, freshman health science major, rides her horse in the rodeo.

Rodeo gallops into the community

The first European settlers of what would become the state of California were Spanish ranchers, who used the fertile land of the coastal plains to graze large herds of cattle. Eventually, American ranchers came to California and continued the state’s long history of agricultural industriousness. One of the features of ranch life in California and […]