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Jennifer Rice Epstein


Drawing on diaries, letters, publications and biographies, actor/writer Amy Simon’s one-woman show, She’s History!, tells the stories of women in history. Simon brings to life Susan B. Anthony, Sojourner Truth, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Bella Abzug, among others, employing humor and pathos in equal measure. Simon said it was her own experience as a mother that[…]

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Stephen Dudley, grandson of 1930s-era RLC owners Avis and Llewellyn Bixby, visited the site late in January to donate a document to our collection. The document, dating from the 1850s, is nearly as old as the Rancho itself. “John Temple would have had to submit appeals to prove he owned the land,” RLC Curator Sarah[…]

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Are you looking for ways to help others and become more involved in your community? Whether you’ve got a few hours per week or only a few hours per month, Rancho Los Cerritos has a volunteer opportunity for you! RLC is hosting several events for prospective volunteers this winter. Volunteer Open House Friday, February 8, 2:30pm[…]

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Rancho Los Cerritos external shot of house from the courtyard.

[events-calendar-templates category=”175″ template=”default” style=”style-3″ date_format=”MD,YT” start_date=”” end_date=”” limit=”10″ order=”ASC” hide-venue=”no” time=”future”] Read about RLC’s partnership with Liberation Brewing Company on a series of Rancho-inspired beers here   Rancho Los Cerritos, known for its well-preserved adobe, is turning 175 in 2019, and the year will be filled with a slate of special events to celebrate the[…]

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As Rancho Los Cerritos enters its 175th year, we are collecting memories from visitors. Long Beach resident and retired teacher Carol Clark shares remembrances, and these photos, of her first visit to the Rancho. Email your Rancho memory to rancho@rancholoscerritos.org to be featured on our blog.  “My family moved to California in 1966 when I[…]

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Every year, dozens of volunteers transform Rancho Los Cerritos’ historic house and gardens for the holidays. Each room tells a story about the traditions of people who live in California in the 19th century. The Foreman’s Room – This room is set to look as though a father, employed at the Rancho, has turned his bedroom[…]

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Stretch and strengthen in RLC’s private garden led by a certified yoga instructor. Beginners and experienced yogis are welcome. Please arrive early and bring a mat or beach towel. $10 adults (13+).  Pay online or at the door. Fall 2018 dates: Saturday, October 20, 10-11 a.m. Saturday, October 27, 10-11 a.m. Saturday, November 3, 10-11[…]

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