Hugo and Dolores Tottino

Hugo and Dolores Tottino

Hugo & Dolores Tottino were married in 1951 and have spent their entire life in Castroville.

Hugo was born in 1926 and grew up in Castroville. After graduating from Salinas High, he went on to serve in the US Navy. After his return home he went to work with his father Alfred at California Artichoke & Vegetable, which today with his guidance is OceanMist Farms.

Dolores was born in Santa Cruz in 1929. Dolores is the backbone of the family – no decisions are made without her. At one time she was an excellent baker, avid golfer and gardener.

They have raised five children, are proud grandparents to nine and are blessed with five great grandchildren.

Hugo and Dolores have been instrumental within the community of Castroville by giving where it is needed and instilling the importance of an education by providing scholarships to the local high school.

There is no better way than to give back to a community that they have called home.