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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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Rancho Los Cerritos’ February Bird Walk is this Thursday, February 14th, from 8-9:30 a.m. (weather-permitting). Mating season is coming, and we already see pairs of birds spending time together. Bird walkers also might see migrant birds steal our fruit, fortifying themselves for their northward trek. Another bird visitors might see is the California Scrub Jay.[…]

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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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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Rancho Los Cerritos! The historic home has been decorated with period-specific materials, from the fresh evergreen garland along the staircase to the gift boxes in the master bedroom and charity baskets in the food storage room. Our house tours (Wednesdays through Sunday, 1-5pm, free) will expand[…]

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Rancho Los Cerritos welcomed this year’s lecture series, “Foodways of the West” with special guest Craig Torres leading a discussion on Tongva Traditions on Feb. 25. Tongva descendant Craig Torres delved into the cultural history of the Tongva, particularly on Spanish colonization and its effects on indigenous peoples and plant life. Torres explored how the impacts of[…]

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Through the power of storytelling, Rancho Los Cerritos’ “Romances at the Rancho” will conjure up an evening that can be enjoyed by couples and individuals alike looking to treat themselves to an evening of light-hearted fun. “Romances at the Rancho” invites guests to a special after-hours, candlelight tour navigating through some of the greatest love[…]

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