“Early on, I felt uncomfortable accumulating things.
Smaller was always preferable to bigger and less to more.”
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Armando Lopez was born and raised in Oxnard, California, a coastal city 60 miles north of Los Angeles. He graduated from California State University, Northridge and has a California Community College Teaching Credential. He has taught courses in literature and history at Moorpark and Oxnard Colleges.
In his early years he worked as a support services counselor for farmworkers in basic education programs and on-the-job training programs for low income participants.
Today he’s in business and still makes Oxnard his home.