Peak Consulting LLC recently consulted a bank in Livermore, California. Cole Anderson really enjoyed seeing this beautiful city and learned some interesting facts along the way!
- Livermore is located on the eastern edge of California’s San Francisco Bay Area.
- Livermore was founded by William Mendenhall and named for Robert Livermore, his friend and a local rancher who settled in the area in the 1840s.
- The Livermore area was home to some of the Ohlone native people.
- During the Gold Rush, Livermore’s ranch became a popular “first day” stopping point for prospectors and businessmen leaving San Francisco or San Jose and headed for Sacramento and the Mother Lode gold country.
- Livermore, after the 1880s, became notable for the Wente Vinyards, Concannon Vineyard, Cresta Blanca Winery and many other wineries.
- Due to the Mediterranean climate, gravelly soil, warm days and cool nights, it was a good location to grow wine grapes.
- Visit local outlets for great shopping deals, explore the beautiful Del Valle Regional Park, or take a wine tasting tour at one of the many wineries.
- Del Valle Regional Park and lake is great for picnicking, horseback riding, boating, fishing, and swimming.
- Lake Del Valle is located in Central Alamenda County, about five miles south of the city of Livermore in the Arroya del Valle.
- “A Taste of Good” is a Wine and Food Charity Fundraiser that takes place on August 11th, and is filled with lunch, wine, and entertainment. All proceeds go to charity.
- The Livermore Valley is beautiful and has been producing wine since the 1800s.
Livermore is filled with beautiful valleys, vineyards, and parks. Peak Consulting recommends that you visit!