The Golden State

I stand aghast at the one-sidedness of the Home Forum page article "Buying Into the Field of Dreams," Nov. 27.

I have lived in California all of my life, and I know the beauty of its coastline, the vastness of the Sierras, the breathtaking antiquity of the redwoods, the jewel-like setting of its bays, and the magnificent Yosemite Valley.

There are some things needing correction in California: the crowding of highways, the overinflated property values, and the lowering of moral standards, which is not confined within our state borders. But there is much that is fine in the state of California that has nurtured me and mine for many years. Lucille Tanner, San Mateo, Calif.

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