Angelo Spandrio holds an acorns that is starting to sprout. (Ojai Valley News photo by Kelly Forrister)
Maria Saint, Ojai Valley News correspondent
Angelo Spandrio remembers what started his passion for growing oak tree seedlings. After a rain shower in Ojai, he saw fallen acorns on a sidewalk that had gotten wet and had sprouted. Soon after, he started gathering acorns to sprout seedlings.