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Arbutus unedo Strawberry tree

Arbutus unedo, commonly known as the Strawberry tree, is November’s plant of the moment. These trees are great for residential gardens, with evergreen foliage and dainty white urn-shaped pendulous flowers. Once pollinated, the strawberry tree bears ¾” fruit. The fruit is green when it first appears, then changes to yellow, orange and, eventually, red (hence the name).[…]

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Rancho Los CerritosCreation StationSaturday, Nov.5

Get creative with history! Using a wide variety of colorful materials, children can experiment with old-fashioned arts and crafts. This free, drop-in program takes place rain or shine. November’s theme, Brilliant Brown, celebrates autumn.

The weather was warm enough to bring out the natural perfume of the flowers ~ and the golden light accents topped off the perfect picture for the bride  and groom ~Tamara Bachant & James Zabala!   The day began with guests anxiously awaiting the extraordinary inner-courtyard gates to open and have the bride walk up[…]

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Sarah and Nick’s wedding at Rancho Los Cerritos was a day that couples dream of.  Fun, intimate and chock-full of creative details, the late-afternoon ceremony and reception charmed and delighted guests as they celebrated through the evening.  This wedding’s seamless blend of classic features and DIY elegance came together to create the perfect “backyard” wedding,[…]

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Rancho Los Cerritos was thrilled to host ABC-GLA’s August Workshop & Networking Mixer- a monthly meeting of the great wedding-planning minds of Southern California.  The workshop’s them, “Building a Better Brand”, guided attendees on how to define their brand and style and other essential marketing lessons.  Guests were treated to tasty, gourmet fare, courtesy of[…]

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Rancho Los Cerritos is truly a setting where romantic weddings make history. This Long Beach historic venue is a genuine beauty, where serene and intimate spaces greet you down every winding path. Our expansive backyard, canopied by a 140-year-old Moreton Bay Fig, creates a tranquil and private setting for even the largest of weddings, and[…]

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This behind-the-scenes shot is just a taste of the fabulous photos that are soon to come from a recent photo shoot at Rancho Los Cerritos!  Stay tuned for a full spread with these stunning snapshots and the awesome vendors who made it possible.

It doesn’t get any sweeter than the purples, pinks and oranges of spring- colors that Rancho Los Cerritos has in abundance right now thanks to Mother Nature. Stroll through rambling paths on the arm of your sweetheart and take your engagement photos amongst these blooming beauties. Hidden wooden staircases add a rustic feel, while statuesque,[…]

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