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California Residents Flee, Chased Away By Soaring Home Prices And Cost Of Living

Last month, a Wall Street Journal op-ed posited that the new tax bill could create a mass exodus of roughly 800,000 residents from the state of California who will flee the state for low-tax red states.  647 more words

Housing Market

Decision Made!

My husband and I have decided to move out of state – not such a shocking thing. California is an expensive place to live. No, what is so momentous about this decision is that we have decided to take the leap to live off grid. 83 more words

Off Grid

A final love letter to the river

These last few weeks have been a whirlwind, and I anticipate additional frenzy for another few weeks as our move back across the country happens. I’m saying goodbye to the river this week, along with all the birds and other wildlife the river attracts. 220 more words

Flourishing Tree

"We Don't Belong Here Anymore" - Even Landlords Are Fleeing The Bay Area

Peter Thiel and his band of libertarian-leaning Silicon Valley-types aren’t the only ones scrambling to leave the Bay Area: As we’ve noted time and time again, staggering economic inequality is a daily fact of life in the area surrounding San Francisco – largely because rapidly growing home valuations have left couples… 1,175 more words

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A love letter to the river, part 2

As my days here in California dwindle, I’m trying to savor the things and places I’ll miss most. Last week’s post offered up the first part of a love letter to the river here. 208 more words

Flourishing Tree

California Lithium Battery Maker Heads to Appalachia

It’s rare that I replicate posts from other sources. However the piece below by Wendell Cox, which appeared today in NewGeography.com, may appeal to readers interested in corporate location issues. 1,248 more words

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California Residents Increasingly Ditching Their Massive Tax Bills And Unaffordable Housing For Las Vegas

Los Angeles residents have apparently had just about enough of their city’s excessive home prices, un-affordable rents, crushing personal and corporate tax rates, overly burdensome regulations, polluted air, etc. 630 more words