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On display from October through Early December 2019 is the latest special exhibit in the library case in commemoration of the 175th anniversary of the adobe's construction (built in 1844) and specifically the 1930s Bixby remodel. With the exhibit is Brice Burtness, RLC’s Fall 2019 Creative Long Beach intern (funded by the Arts Council for Long Beach), who researched and installed this exhibit.

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 the adobe’s construction (built in 1844). This latest display focuses on the remodel of the adobe during the 1930s. Brice Burtness (pictured with the exhibit), RLC’s Fall 2019 Creative Long Beach intern[…]

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Join us to celebrate 175 years and raise funds that support the Rancho’s restoration, exhibitions, and educational programs. Honoring Margie & Frank Newell, Junior League of Long Beach, and The Port of Long Beach, all for their deep commitment to the Rancho, leadership, and spirited generosity. More details about the Gala may be found online[…]

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Rancho Los Cerritos celebrates its 175th Anniversary in 2019!

Celebrate the Rancho’s 175th anniversary with food, music, art, and more. The ceremony will include a Brewery Knolls beer garden featuring Liberation Brewing, food vendors, a 175th birthday cake-cutting ceremony led by special guest, Eighth District Councilmember Al Austin, music by Long Beach Poly High School Jazz Combo and Bernie Pearl Blues Band, a live[…]

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In honor of its 175th Anniversary, Rancho Los Cerritos is hosting an art contest for local youth Grades K-12 to submit art in all media types under the theme "My Long Beach." Free to enter; all entries are due by Sunday, September 1, 2019.

Today, Sunday, September 1, 2019, all entries are DUE for the Rancho’s 175th youth art contest. My Long Beach Art Contest Free to enter. Open to all current K-12 students. Entries that fit the theme “My Long Beach” in 2D, 3D, photography and video mediums will all be considered. To submit for consideration, please submit[…]

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Read about some fun facts from the year 1844, including more about Rancho Los Cerritos' 175th Anniversary in 2019.

In commemoration of Rancho Los Cerritos’ 175th Anniversary year of when the adobe was built in 1844, the blog will feature a series of stories as submitted by our followers and fans – “back in the day,” historic, nostalgic, and other tales – throughout 2019. These accounts will highlight fun facts, personal perspectives, and other viewpoints from staff,[…]

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Kirsten Dominguez reminisces about her wedding day 30 years ago today (June 3, 1989) in honor of RLC's 175th anniversary in 2019.

In commemoration of Rancho Los Cerritos’ 175th Anniversary year of when the adobe was built in 1844, the blog will feature a series of stories as submitted by our followers and fans – “Back in the day,” historic, nostalgic, and other tales – throughout 2019. These accounts will highlight fun facts, personal perspectives, and other viewpoints from staff,[…]

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Arts Council Intern Keila Rivera focuses on John Temple and the cattle ranching period at RLC. This installation is the first in a series of displays that will commemorate the 175th anniversary of the Rancho adobe’s construction.

In mid-March, Rancho Los Cerritos’ Arts Council Intern Keila Rivera installed the latest special exhibit in the library display case. The exhibit focuses on John Temple and the cattle ranching period at RLC and is the first installation in a series of displays that will commemorate the demisemiseptcentennial (175th anniversary) of the Rancho adobe’s construction.[…]

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