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Newsfront - March 14, 2008

Meet a rancher and a blacksmith

Stop by the Museum of the San Ramon Valley between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. tomorrow and meet Howard Bettencourt, a former cattleman, farmer and blacksmith. Howard attended the Highland One-Room School and graduated from San Ramon Valley High School in 1947. For awhile he was the only blacksmith in town while his uncle "Muck" Bettencourt recovered from a bad burn accident. Their shop was located on Linda Mesa.

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