Edit Module Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Peter Lang of Safari West



It was an emblematic story of the Wine Country fires. Peter Lang, owner of the 400-acre Safari West Animal park had to make a split-second decision as the Tubbs fire raced toward his home and the open air fields which housed more than 1,000 animals.

Lang, the 77-year old owner, chose to save the animals and unfortunately let his house burn. First he made sure the 30 overnight guests, his employees and his wife were safe. And then he grabbed a garden hose. The rest is history… Luckily one of our contributors, Paige Peterson is close friends with Peter and his wife Nancy, hence once the dust settled, she connected us and we couldn't resist the invitation to visit the Safari West and check in on the animals.

Add your comment:
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit Module
Subscribe to RSS Feed
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Partner Content

The Look

Local deals with style. [Sponsored]

Detroit Girl Michelle Schmitt Makes Good

Singer Michelle Schmitt works to get food and care to those in need. [Sponsored]

Helping Marin’s Concussion and Stroke Survivors Thrive

The Schurig Center for Brain Injury Recovery does important work in the community. [Sponsored]

Change the World by Changing your Portfolio

Mirador Capital Partners helps investors use their money to support their beliefs. [Sponsored]

Healing the Children: Bringing Care to Pediatric Patients Abroad

Evan R Ransom M.D. is on the board of advisors for Healing the Children Northern California, giving specialty care to children in other countries. [Sponsored]
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

More from this Author

Appellations: New Beginnings

Three couples who took a risk and leaped into the world of bottling amazing tastes.

The Unshakable Bond Between Dogs and Their Owners

Marin's four-legged friends and the humans who love them.

The History Behind Litchfield's

The sign towers over the other buildings on East Francisco Boulevard, an enduring presence flanking a busy portion of the 101 highway.
Edit ModuleShow Tags