The Journal of San Diego History
SAN DIEGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY
Fall 1989, Volume 35, Number 4
Thomas L. Scharf, Editor
Back to the article: Leo Carillo’s Rancho de las Quiotes.
Cover photo: Actor and entertainer Leo Carrillo on the steps of his Rancho de los Quiotes (c. 1940s) near Carlsbad. In a time of romantic views of Hispanic California, Carrillo, like many others, would succumb to this dream in the planning and building of his rancho.
Leo Carrillo and a friend at his beloved Rancho de los Quiotes, c. 1940s.
Carrillo in familiar pose — giving a speech. He took pride in his family’s role in California’s development, and his later years promoted this history at a variety of civic events.
Carillo posed in western clothes for a parade, c.1945.
The Adobe Barn at Rancho de los Quiotes.
“Deedie House” was built in 1940 as a hideaway for Carrillo’s wife.
Below, side entrance steps to the Adobe Barn.
Carrillo’s lively entertainment and hospitality at Rancho de Los Quiotes were well known
Back Cover: Leo Carillo, actor and owner of Rancho de Los Quiotes.