Again, California is aflame — and it isn’t close to being over yet. but hated Sacramento. It's better to evaluate it on a county-by-county basis, it's easier to generalize that way. I should not pre-judge. Edited on Tue Dec-12-06 12:33 AM by ih8thegop. So there you have it—life in California, in a nutshell. ;). I can't handle that aspect of California. Sober me would add that when I moved away from California, in the late 90s, the state seemed ungovernable. I love it. Save. In southern California near the ocean, anyway. Roubi - I haven't lived anywhere else but California, but I've been to other states/countries. Don't get us wrong, we LOVE it here so far! But I hate the heat, and it seems like it is summer year round. For people who want a "real city" with high density and public transportation to allow them to live in an urban bubble like Manhattan, Downtown Chicago, etc. Why do people act like California is the "place to be"? I give it two months before I’m on some gluten-free, vegan diet, driving a hybrid car, and building a multi-million dollar tech company in my garage. I rather like it here, although fat chance of ever BUYING in this town. I am completely in love with this place. Same thing going back. ugh, call California... Victorville, Bakersfield, Hesperia -all of. I just got home from being out with people after a long hike in the hills and canyons today, and I thought of a theory as to why people don't like LA. Here are some of the top reasons why they are so common: #1. :-), Edited on Tue Dec-12-06 06:04 PM by Blue State Native. There were/are many things I hated, but there are still a lot of things that I miss as well. If you don't want come to California that's fine with me. on the border of Arkansas and Oklahoma on I-40. Of all 50 states, according to the survey by Public Policy Polling, party affiliation was most salient in attitudes about California, with Republicans far more likely than Democrats to hate the Golden State. By Amelia Lester. :shrug: like it much either.   |-- Places I went from the other direction, NE to Tennessee. Up North here in the Bay Area, we're snobs. LAX -- worst airport in the world. 38 suburbs in search of a city. The actual "San Jose" proper didn't start for a while down 101 at the time. It was a complete mess. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the Sorry your experience was a bad one. California is so diverse, and there are so many absolutely wonderful parts of it. :-(. That’s so earth conscious and green ya know.” I don’t … It's so easy. Whatever it takes to keep people from moving here. ;). So...grain of salt and all that. I've been baffled by LAX hatred since WAY before I actually moved here. I think that people think, ‘oh, I don’t like oaky-buttery’. Short-term parking is terminal-specific, and very close. That's pretty accurate. :shrug: It's two hours away (traffic permitting), and culturally speaking, about three or four galaxies away. I've lived in Southern California my whole life and I don't like it. SUBSCRIBE if you haven't! I'd consider moving to one of them.   |-- Latest Breaking News here to send us a message. She should probably have said that she hates the High Desert area. I shot a pig (policeman) I think and I want to shoot more. We used to call Hesperia Hysteria. I dont regret living in California, because it is truly a beautiful place and the weather truly is beautiful. eval(ez_write_tag([[250,250],'democraticunderground_com-medrectangle-1','ezslot_1',177,'0','0']));report this ad It has been said that “as California goes, so goes the nation”. People are morons all over - no escaping that; your homestate is no better or worse. Now, obviously, I don't live there, so I'm sure people have their complaints. I spent 15+ years of my life that I will never recover in California. And in the U.S., California weather is just alright. And Barstow. It's the only city other than Chicago in the US that I'd even consider living in. LA is not "city" enough for them. 2 that's just fabulous. I live just a few miles from the beach in norcal and traffic here is defined as more than two or three cars at a stop light. I don't hate it here, it's just that I love California and miss it. For the first few years, I hated it, but now I'm glad I stuck it out. and am in AZ now. Long-term parking has a decent shuttle to get back and forth, and I've never found a better system for getting to rental cars the way LAX does. Ingress/Egress is horrible, takes hours to get there from anywhere. The other reason why California is very important for the USA is its population. But these are the 5 things that we personally don't like about living in California. Forums  |  Journals |  Store I know that it's not "in vogue" in this venue, to be connected by technology, in so many ways, but I am, and I have to be. The horseshoe design with pass-through lanes (say, for example, if you're going to terminal 7, that way you don't have to go all the way around) works beautifully. “God you Californians suck so bad!” I asked her why. The one thing I couldn't get past was that the native NYC people were really rather rude. I grew up in South San Jose, which at the time was new developments surrounded by Apricot and Walnut orchards. I lived in a small-to-medium sized town in southern California, but inland, no beaches. the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.   |-- Topic Forums this past summer, so my sample size may be small. It was nice to experience and Im glad I was here to see the truth about what is really happening. If you are a smart person and know how to take care of yourself (like you should, you're an adult for heaven's sake) California is a great place. If you're truly only here for location, there are many other places, like AZ, UT, Oregon, NV... why Colorado?. Probably not that great an idea for me to post this in the California forum, which is filled with California lovers, but I really need to get this out.   |-- Ask the Administrators It's a bit far from where I live, but I just park at Lot B, take the shuttle, and take my e-boarding pass right to the gate. The cool California current offshore often creates summer fog near the coast. I would probably hate living in Los Angeles or San Francisco, though. We have everything here." Watch Queue Queue Spread the word! It was just a bad day. If I were stuck out near Victorville I'd hate it too! California’s alienation from conservative America has only deepened with the rise of Donald Trump. If you meant the county, perhaps you should have said that, rather than referring to it with a childish nickname. I don't like SoCal much myself, and I've lived in California for the vast majority of my life. But from outside it now looks like … Read Next: 55 Reasons Why Socialism Sucks It’s not an easy conversation to have, but it’s an important one. She just needs to take a trip down the hill and see what California is really like. They are standoffish. Like, why do I live somewhere that isn’t California.” I tried to sympathize, but honestly, I have no idea why anyone would want to live in Rhode Island. opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent I like Chicago, I just hate the weather, and the boring landscape. Don’t think that the sheer awesomeness of a location could ever outweigh what it feels like to be around people who know and love you. In California people would say “You’re helping the environment one gallon of water at a time. California might be rich in culture, traditions and attraction, the state is never perfect. Because otherwise, you're completely talking out your ass and I know you wouldn't do that... 1. :eyes: and insist that the OP was wrong about California.  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy. Ingress/egress at LAX is a breeze (says this seasoned air traveler). My Forums, Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002 DCScripts.com If … Same goes for California. The problem with SoCal struck as too many people spread out in way too large a space. We go over a \"why not to live in California 101\". I don't think it's a bad thing as long as it doesn't go too far, it just means you don't think your town is the center of the world. Forum Categories I get upset when people trash Texas because they have lived in one area of the state and have judged the whole state by it. Everything is expensive here, and there are high taxes. This video is unavailable. I've found folks in my adopted hometown here in LA to be groovy, friendly people.   |-- DU Groups Gorgeous weather and not so crowded once you get away from the coast. I am not used to not having a fax machine. I don't miss it! When I went to North Carolina, people had California license plates on the front of their cars (N.C. only gives 1 … Plus a few. Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators.  |  Donate, About DU Why California doesn't feel like America. Earthquakes spring to mind. I adore San Francisco. It is by Victorville. I like strong coffee and cigs. All the millions of people who love it here will surely pack up and go back to the hellish place they left to come live here! I'll assume that you have actually driven everywhere in the world. but 34 million people (or something like that) disagree with you. 5 Reasons We Don't Like Living in California 2019 - YouTube As a winemaker, you can really transform Chardonnay more than any other grape. I grew to love Pennsylvania, in time and remember it fondly! California is so varied and interesting. In fact, if I could get everybody to leave the state, I would. We love our Zach and Ash fam!Subscribe to join the Zach \u0026 Ash fam! It is a depressing place and ugly too. What I like about Austin is that the people are passionate about making sure the city has its own identity, even though that identity might change over time (which it will), it will still be unique to Austin. Plus, moving to a different part of the Country can be a bit of a culture shock. If you currently live in California, I am about to tell you a whole bunch of reasons why you should leave. I have not been here long enough to make a judgement, I don't think. The traffic is terrible; there are too many people packed into too tiny a space. Things I like about California…and things I don’t In an effort to stay positive (because, as many of my true friends know, my instinct is to be pessimistic) I have decided to list a few things that I really like about California. I pretend i like tea but i really don’t. I am the only person I know who changes offices every two or three weeks. Watch Queue Queue. Farther inland, there are colder winters and hotter summers. Edited on Tue Dec-12-06 12:50 AM by FredStembottom. it was warm enough over the weekend. But my husband likes Chicago, and his job. They're rude - but I always tell people to go there, "native NYC people were really rather rude.". board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules :evilgrin: So I recognize where she is coming from. She will change her mind. Or San Antonio.  |  Discussion My folks were from around Warren. ;-). Get off the plane, grab my luggage, step right out the terminal, take the shuttle straight to the rental car lot, wam, bam, it's done. Why Black Men Don’t Like Kamala Harris — And How It Can Stop. We were in the fifties.   |-- Archives I lived where you are for many years, just went back for a visit two years ago, The place is depressing, ugly and overcrowded. When you can find a stop light. This livens up the day. Hope you'll give us another chance! When asked why she committed the shooting Spencer replied, “I just did it for the fun of it. :-(, Painting my state with a broad brush based on a couple of backwater waste depositories like Hesperia or Victorville. California has been no stranger to keeping this list growing over the years. ... Tell me why I don't like Mondays. Some people say they don’t like Chardonnay, but it really has nothing to do with the Chardonnay grape. I've only visited NYC once. However, after experiencing California, and after much thought and research, it would be regretful and foolish to stay here. Politics was a big reason. Don’t get me wrong he will push for such things but like a lot of the Democratic Party it seems mostly like half measures and fluff. Granted there are parts of LA county where the streets aren't paved--edges of Lancaster--so, we both seem to be making generalizations. California was a type of paradise in the 1950s and 1960s, when it had just enough development and culture to maintain a society but the natural landscape was still unspoiled. Why Don’t California Lawmakers Care? Big Forums I hope that I can find the way to my new office, tomorrow morning. Any guesses? But don't knock it just because of your arrogance, and what hear on TV. I think it's hard to generalize about it to be honest. It is simply not sustainable anymore and the quality is quickly degra… It should be noted that this is the state with the largest numbers of residents in the USA, and the estimate from 2018 gives that California has 39,557,045 residents. Comments like (I'm paraphrasing) "I'm only living here because it's closer to California, otherwise I'd be on the East Coast. Or El Paso. Texas doesn't do it for me. I don't like that. Same reasons. Top 5 Reasons to NOT Live In California!In this video we describe the top 5 things we do not like about California. :rofl: Come up to Berkeley for the meetup, stay a few days and you'll sing a different tune. As natural and annual events in CA, many residents wonder why the state is so prone to wildfires. Victorville, Hesperia are among those that are not so great. San Fran or Chicago. Aside from some work abroad I plan to do in the next few years, you couldn't drag me kicking and screaming out of Los Angeles. I thought the people there were very nice and friendly, even though I speak with a Texas accent! Never had a problem. December 8, 2018 — 12.05am. A 16-year-old girl, Brenda Spencer, who lived in a house across the street from the school, was convicted of the shootings. I have a feeling I wouldn't.   |-- General Discussion bother me as much in California because at least you don't have to contend with ice and snow there (unless you're in the mountains). I do not like it. California's big and complicated and crazy enough it really ought to be it's own country, and parts of it are just as different as different parts of a nation would be. Only wineries I've been to are around Gilroy, and when I eat in Monterey it's usually at a little place. The Grover Cleveland Elementary School shooting took place on January 29, 1979, at a public elementary school in San Diego, California, United States.The principal and a custodian were killed; eight children and police officer Robert Robb were injured. © 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, Click Yes, we are standoffish. Citing ethical concerns about the use of fetal cells in vaccine development, Bishop Joseph Brennan of the Diocese of Fresno is urging Catholics not to “jump on the COVID-19 vaccine bandwagon.” Great Lakes, Great Times, Great Governor!! page. During her stay at the California Institution for Women, Spencer has been described as a model prisoner who wants to be a forklift driver upon her release. I might end up coming home to Alabama but I have to give it a try. on the cars in my apartment complex's parking garage, a LOT of you Texans know better! This is not the best that California has too offer, trust me. I don’t like Mondays. I had to stop by the side of the road, with my cell phone, and my laptop, and call all of my offices. Don’t worry, I’m sure we’ll have more soon. I don’t shower much. Don't visit the cities.... the mojave desert is magical, and so is death valley and the whole owens valley to lake tahoe. I do live in California now, but I probably live in the WORST part of the state. I only spent a few days in L.A., so I can't really say whether I liked it or not. California is home to many amazing theme parks: Disneyland, Universal Hollywood, Knott’s Berry Farm, ... In-N-Out might just seem like another fast food joint to the people who’ve never had it, ... Why don't we just pack it in and go home?" Not sure why anybody would try to lump that hellhole in with our lovely LA. And they seem to think, it SEEMS, sometimes, that they are better than other people. In other states people would say that’s grimy. I miss the mountains and coastal areas. In the video op-ed above, Josiah Edwards explains what it was like to grow up breathing in the toxic chemicals expelled by drilling. California and Texas are the US on steroids, in opposite directions. "won't help you either. 1. Get out of the city and breath some mountian air. 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You just have to be a bit adventurous and get out of the cities and "tourist destinations.".   |-- General Discussion: Presidency that is one of the worst parts of the state. ... Before Harris became a senator, she was California’s attorney general, and before that, she served as district attorney of San Francisco. I am stuck here forever, unfortunately. And ordinary middle-class citizens could afford to buy a 4-bedroom house in a county that borders the ocean. But then I've loved everywhere I've lived. I remember when I moved from California to Pennsylvania, just outside of Pittsburgh in the dead of winter. I am positive there is a place here you will like.   |-- The DU Lounge Or...hahaha, oh...nevermind. But now I don’t know why anyone would want to live there. Or Dallas. And I don't like California. It's a movement that happens everywhere. Texas isn't my cup of tea, I don't hate it, I just like California more. 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