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Rancho Los Alamitos: Ever Changing, Always the Same

by Claudia Jurmain, David Lavender, and Larry L. Meyer with Foreword by Kevin Starr

Unearth the storied legacy of Southern California

In elegant detail, Rancho Los Alamitos explores this evolving land and its inhabitants. Through letters, diaries, ledgers, and historic photos, the story of Southern California is powerfully illustrated.

Rancho Los Alamitos has always been a place of gathering, a home of new beginnings for those with dreams tied to a generous land. Rooted in its resilient diversity, the place has retained the distinctive flavor and grace of an older California while living in the times. This is Rancho Los Alamitos – ever changing, always the same.

Rancho Los Alamitos Ever Changing, Always the Same

  • NOTICE: Rancho Los Alamitos received the American Association of State and Local History (AASLH) Leadership in History Award for the publication, "Rancho Los Alamitos: Ever Changing, Always the Same". The award was presented at the AASLH annual meeting in Salt Lake City, Oct. 3-6, 2012. Congratulations to Claudia Jurmain and her co-authors, David Lavender and Larry L. Meyer, for their superlative work.