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Peter Amestoy with Rancho Los Encinos work mule around 1908. Peter Amestoy with Rancho Los Encinos work mule around 1908. In 1889, Domingo Amestoy bought the Rancho. This was the last time the 4,460 acre ranch was sold as a whole. In the coming years, it would slowly be sold, a piece at a time. Rancho Los Encinos. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Hearst Castle - Library via flickr
David Niven | "Keep the circus going inside you, keep it going, don't take anything too seriously, it'll all work out in the end."