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Hawaii woman buys former Roy Rogers ranch in California

By Associated Press

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LAST UPDATED: 03:14 a.m. HST, Jul 17, 2012



VICTORVILLE, Calif. » A woman from Hawaii bought the 67-acre Southern California ranch that once belonged to the late King of the Cowboys Roy Rogers for $645,000.

The Double R ranch near Victorville, in the Mojave Desert, includes a 1,700-square-foot home, a red barn, a stable with 15 stalls, a half-mile horse track and fenced pastures.

The Victorville Daily Press reports the Williams & Williams Worldwide auction firm sold the ranch to the highest bidder last week.

Eric and Anne Enriquez of Orange County restored the property after buying it 10 years ago for $300,000.

The new owner is Margaret Tom, a retired social worker from Kaneohe. Tom says she’s giving the ranch to her daughter and son-in-law to keep their Arabians.

Rogers was 86 when he died in 1998. 







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Publicbraddah wrote:
Happy Trails to you until we meet again!
on July 16,2012 | 06:23AM
cojef wrote:
Cowboys uses quarterhorses as their horse of choice. Don't know doodle-poop about arabians. Serviced a client that owned appaloosa's, a show horse.
on July 16,2012 | 07:46AM
allie wrote:
state social workers are rich!
on July 16,2012 | 08:37AM
Fred01 wrote:
Wow! Always wanted a ranch. Should have been a social worker!
on July 16,2012 | 09:24AM
Manapua_Man wrote:
I hope the ranch wasn't bought from the same guy who took UH's $200,000 for the Stevie Wonder concert.
on July 16,2012 | 11:26AM
allie wrote:
giggle...
on July 16,2012 | 12:30PM
steveshawaii27 wrote:
And this made the news because?
on July 16,2012 | 11:46AM
Snator wrote:
anything Hawaii related in the least bit is news here, including local major league baseball players who go 0-4 at bat (highlights at 10!).
on July 17,2012 | 06:31AM
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