Who We Are

The El Sobrante Historical Society is a California Nonprofit Public Benefit organization dedicated to the acquisition and preservation of artifacts, images, and information about the community of El Sobrante, and the dissemination of that knowledge through presentation on this website,an electronic newsletter, exhibits, and other means.  Currently, we have a six-member board of directors. 

Contact Us:
(If you have trouble with this link, just e-mail us at:  eshistory@gmail.com)

Vice-President: Maurice Abraham.  Graduated De Anza High School 1960.  Community Planning Consultant.  Currently retired.

President: Donald Bastin.  Graduated De Anza High School 1961.  MA, History.  Currently retired.

Steve James:  Treasurer. Graduated De Anza High School 1966.  Currently retired.

Lyle Miller: Secretary.  Owner-operator, El Sobrante Wheel & Brake. 


Roxanne Miraválle:  Director.  Grew up in San Pablo.  Life-long Bay Area resident.  Currently retired. 

Emil Munkres:  Director.  "Rancho San Pablo  native." Graduated De Anza High School, 1981.