From Delia Latham's home page -
"A born-and-bred California gal, I grew up in a little community called (hold onto your hat, now) Weedpatch! Nope, that's not a typo. It's a few miles southeast of Bakersfield, and in the ... well, I won't say how many years since I left there ... Weedpatch has even found its way onto a map or two."
read more at Delia's web site...