If you drive north on Highway 5 from Los Angeles, in about an hour you're going to start seeing a lot of farmland. About halfway between LA and San Francisco, you'll run into Selma, California, population 24,000. There's a typical town square downtown where you'll find the Chamber of Commerce.
Robert Allen, the chamber's executive director, was born in Selma and has lived in town for 72 years.
“We’re very proud of the fact that we still produce raisins and can call ourselves the raisin capital of the world,” he said.