Rancho San Joaquin, the combined Rancho Cienega de las Ranas and Rancho Bolsa de San Joaquin, was a 48,803-acre (197.50 km2) Mexican land grant in present day Orange County, California given to José Antonio Andres Sepúlveda. In Spanish Cienega de las Ranas means "Marsh of the Frogs" and Bolsa means "Pocket", and usually in reference to wetlands landforms.
... Rancho Cienega de las Ranas was granted to José Sepúlveda (1803–1875) by Mexican Alta California Governor Juan Bautista Alvarado in 1837 ... Rancho Cienega de las Ranas encompassed present day Irvine and the San Joaquin Hills ... Additional land, Rancho La Bolsa de San Joaquín, was granted to Sepúlveda in 1842 ...
... Rancho San Joaquin Middle School, commonly referred to as Rancho, is a middle school in Irvine, California, serving the southern part of Irvine, including ... which represents the rancher Don Jose Sepulveda, the owner of Rancho San Joaquin in the 19th century ...
... Rancho's campus was established in 1967 (though it is not certain when it was built) as a temporary facility for Irvine High School at the time, it was Irvine's only school ... Rancho San Joaquin Middle School was established on the Rancho campus in 1971 and was modernized in 2001 ... the Irvine Unified School District, formerly the Rancho San Joaquin School District, had its offices on the site ...
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