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Discover Rancho Los Alamitos

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Long Beach has a rich and varied history, but few sites reflect the changes the city has seen to its culture, industry and economics like Rancho Los Alamitos. Today the site serves as a living history museum, with six agricultural buildings, a blacksmith shop, magnificent gardens, and an adobe ranch built in 1800. It’s  a great place to spend an …

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Memorial Day Remembrance and Recreation

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A Day of Tribute and Tradition Set aside to honor the men and women who have sacrificed their lives in service of the United States Military, Memorial Day is a holiday marked by ceremonies of reflection and remembrance. With the rich naval and military history of the greater Long Beach area, you’ll find plenty of local opportunities to commemorate the …

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Rancho Los Cerritos and Its New Cottage

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The end of 2016 saw a lot of beginnings and endings in Long Beach, with the prospect of a new development at Rancho Los Cerritos among them. Funded by a state matching grant, the historical rancho has submitted a proposal and been approved for an expansion of the property. The expansion will be in the form of a new 1930s …

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Signal Hill, The City Within a City

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Within Long Beach, there lies another city unto itself: Signal Hill. With a history going back to the time of California’s first exploration to the present energy giant it is now, there’s a lot to love about the 2.2 square miles that makes up Signal Hill. Signal Hill of the Past Signal Hill was originally named for its use to local …