Long Beach, Uncategorized, Visitor Information, volunteers

The Artisan Collection & Legacy Collection

The Rancho Los Cerritos museum shop is full of one-of-a-kind products. These products are hand made by local artisans and volunteers. Each product belongs ...

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Gardens, Visitor Information

Garden Updates

Grass Resodding Our grass is being resodded so that it will look great for when we can have in-person events in the future. This ...

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Shining A Light on Women’s History: Fanny Bixby Spencer

Recruited by Long Beach Police Captain Tom Williams as a “social experiment” in January 1908, Fanny Bixby Spencer (1879-1930) is believed to have been ...

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Plant of the moment: Princess Flower!

Plant of the moment: the Princess Flower   The princess flower (pictured above) or the Tibourchina urvillean,  has 3-4” leaves that can be green, ...

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Meet the Summer Interns! Taryn and Misael

Meet the Summer Interns! Hello everyone! We are so excited to be interning at Rancho Los Cerritos this summer. Even though things are a ...

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Plant of the Moment July

  Plant of the Moment: Hydrangea macrophylla – Hydrangea. The shrub next to the veranda in the backyard gardens is having a stellar season, ...

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Events, history

What is Juneteenth?

Juneteenth is celebrated on June 19th to commemorate the ending of slavery in the United States. The holiday dates back to June 19, 1865 ...

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exhibits, history

New Exhibit Tea Through Time Opens Online

Tea through Time at Rancho Los Cerritos is the latest Rancho Los Cerritos exhibit, curated by Arts Council for Long Beach intern Anthony Smyers. ...

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Library Exhibit: The Bixbys’ 1930s Remodel

This October, Rancho Los Cerritos installed the third in a series of special exhibits in the library display case that commemorates the demisemiseptcentennial. (175th anniversary) of ...

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Bixby Land Company Hosts Annual Staff Retreat at RLC

On Friday, September 13th, Bixby Land Company held its annual staff retreat here at Rancho Los Cerritos. About two dozen staff attended the luncheon ...

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