I grew up in San Fernando Valley in the 1940ís and 1950ís. It was farms and movie stars. Aerospace arrived in the 1950ís. Then a population explosion. I learned about people from all over the world. Their beliefs and customs were in my classrooms and church.
I married a farmer. Our family was involved in politics. We rode in the parades, went to campaign fund raisers. My dad ran for Assembly.
My husbandís family lost their farm in 1969, a major loss to us. I retur...