Few southern California properties can even trace their origins back as far as the Kennedy administration, much less four hundred years. So it is no small feat that Rancho Los Cerritos still maintains gardens planted prior to the U.S. Civil War (imagine that compost pile). Originally used for farming by real Long Beach OGslike the Bixbysthe land was gifted to the city in the mid-1950s as a museum documenting life prior to Starbucks. Come find out where all those local street names came from.
First Sunday of every month, 2:30 p.m. Starts: July 6. Continues through Nov. 3, 2008