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Bixby Land Company enjoyed its annual staff retreat here at RLC on September 13, 2019. (Photo - Bixby Land staff members group photo on RLC sunporch)

On Friday, September 13th, Bixby Land Company held its annual staff retreat here at Rancho Los Cerritos. About two dozen staff attended the luncheon under the leadership and gratitude of CEO and President Aaron Hill (pictured middle above). Bixby Land staffers enjoyed a behind-the-scenes tour of the adobe from costumed first-person docents which was followed[…]

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Cutting the RLC 175th birthday cake are (L-R): Rick Alsagoff (board member), Barbara Blackwell (board member), Susan Wise (board chair), Craig Carter (board member), Councilmember Al Austin, Jean Bixby Smith (board member), and Alison Bruesehoff (Executive Director). (Photo taken by Howard Freshman) A formal proclamation was also presented to RLC during this event by Councilmember Austin.

We celebrated the 175th Anniversary of our historic adobe last Saturday, September 28th, and we even had a proper birthday cake to commemorate the occasion! Cutting the RLC 175th birthday cake are (L-R): Rick Alsagoff (board member), Barbara Bixby Blackwell (board member), Susan Wise (board chair), Craig Carter (board member), Councilmember Al Austin, Jean Bixby[…]

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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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Native American elder Justin Farmer lectures to crowd at Rancho Los Cerritos

On January 26th, Rancho Los Cerritos was honored to host special guest and Ipay elder Justin Farmer, who was here to discuss and demonstrate the history and techniques of traditional Native American and Indian basketry in California. This was the first of four special events in a series RLC has planned to connect California Native[…]

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Panel Discussions: Labor Issues. This year we are presenting three moderated panels featuring experts on labor and workers’ rights issues of the past and present. Come take part in discussions with labor scholars, activists, and organizers on topics relating to the experience of workers that will enlighten and encourage participants to make connections between history[…]

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The Rancho was a part of some beautiful weddings and events this year and we wanted to share our favorite photos from 2017! Check out the past weddings and events we have helped host for inspiration.  For more information on booking, contact our development office at 562-206-2055 or rancho@rancholoscerritos.org Photo credits: @anyakernes photography and Mark Martinez Photography A mother[…]

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