The California Community Colleges and California State Colleges appear to be making progress in spite of the growing urbanization of the state. Although large chunks of prime to submarginal agricultural real estate continues to fall under the developer's shovel, the rate of loss is decreasing. True, most of the great southern California citrus industry has fallen victim to burgeoning populations and adverse environmental conditions, such as smog. The fruitful Santa Clara Valley's prune orchards and vineyards have given way to what constitutes California's major population explosion of the '60's.
urban society, California agriculture