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Interning during a Pandemic

VIRTUAL INTERNSHIP AT RANCHO LOS CERRITOS DURING A PANDEMIC Even though times are tough right now, during the summer of 2020 I was ecstatic ...

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Black On the Range: African American Cowboys of the 19th century

Black On the Range: African American Cowboys of the 19th century “They numbered thousands, among them many of the best riders, ropers, and wranglers.” ...

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Meet the Interns: Summer 2021

Rancho Los Cerritos is happy to provide internship opportunities to college students every semester. Meet our latest cohort of interns! Nikkita Lynch is the ...

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Gardens, Visitor Information

August Garden News

Plant of the Moment: Red Bird of Paradise or Poinciana (Caesalpinia pulcherrima). The forecourt is a blaze of color as this West Indies native ...

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exhibits, history, Long Beach

UCLA Student Eileen Skalky Researches History at Rancho Los Cerritos

Eileen Skalky, an Anthropologie student at UCLA recently contacted the Rancho to make a research appointment. She is following in the footsteps of her ...

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Gardens

July Garden News

A big thank you to eight devoted Rancho Los Cerritos volunteers who showed up on the hottest day of the year thus far to ...

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Celebrating Independence Day at Rancho Los Cerritos

Imagine you are at Rancho Los Cerritos in 1876 celebrating the 100th birthday of the United States with the Bixby family. As the evening ...

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National Pollinator Week

National Pollinator Week! National Pollinator Week, a worldwide celebration, is from June 21-27 and is initiated and managed by Pollinator Partnership. The sole purpose ...

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Juneteenth is Now a National Holiday

Juneteenth National Independence Day has just been made a national holiday. It is celebrated on June 19th to commemorate the ending of slavery in the ...

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June Garden News

Plant of the Moment: Justicia carnea – Brazilian Plume Flower. Located in the backyard’s shaded planter beds to the east of the wisteria arbor, ...

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