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Sunday Speaker Series: William Dana in Asia

William Goodwin Dana had plans for his Rancho enterprise that went beyond cattle ranching. He was an entrepreneur, ready for business. How did he acquire these skills as a businessman? It is the contention of this presentation that… Read More

“Terrible, Terrible Things” Read Aloud

On Saturday, February 23, come by the Dana Adobe Cultural Center and listen to local author Jen Bull Mizrahi recite her book, “Terrible, Terrible Things,” and educate the minds of children about animals and the weather. This free… Read More

Sunday Speaker Series: Isaac Sparks

Join us at the DANA Adobe Cultural Center for the next entry of our monthly Sunday Speaker Series! Did you know that Sparks Street in Nipomo is named after Isaac J. Sparks? Sparks was known as an otter… Read More

Sunday Speaker Series Featuring Jaime Avila

Join us at the DANA Adobe Cultural Center for the next installment in the Sunday Speaker Series! The first European settlers in both California and New Mexico arrived from Mexico under the Spanish flag. Did both states have… Read More

The 100-Acre Success Story

Residents and visitors have enjoyed the panoramic view from the Dana Adobe to the foothills since Captain Dana himself watched vaqueros working cattle from his veranda in the 1840s. Not until the development boom in late 1990s did… Read More