Who’s Leaving California—and Who’s Moving In?

People who move to California are different from those who move out. In general, those who move here are more likely to be working age, to be employed, and to earn high wages—and are less likely to be in poverty—than those who move away.



Survey finds Californians aren’t leaving the state any more than usual

Believe it or not, Californians are not ditching the Golden State for its cheaper, less sunny neighbors — at least no more than usual…

Research from the UC California Policy Lab found “no evidence” of a “pronounced exodus” from the state, but it did show a trend of residents moving out of San Francisco, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The data showed that two-thirds of those leaving San Francisco moved to 11 counties within the Bay Area’s economic region and 80% stayed in California.

“The empirical data will be, at once, disappointing to those who want to write California’s obituary, as

Moving to California: What it’s Like to Live in the Golden State

Talk to a Californian about what it’s like to live there, and they’ll likely call out three things first: the weather, the food, and the relaxed, easy-going culture. California’s location and topography mean that much of the state, especially along the coast, experience remarkably consistent warm weather year-round. (For example, Los Angeles has an average of 263 sunny days per year.) And there are plenty of opportunities to make use of that great weather. California is home to 28 national parks, including Yosemite, Sequoia and Joshua Tree. And there are many places statewide for outdoor activities, including beaches, hiking trails and more.


Ralene Nelson, REALTOR®

FOR SALE – 343 Silver Ridge Dr, Rio Vista

PRICE CHANGE $534,000 – Newer Reflect model, located in the Active Adult Community, Trilogy at Rio Vista. Shows like a model, 2 bedroom, 2 bath with upgrades. Plank tile throughout with carpet in bedrooms. Den has double glass doors. Gourmet kitchen with white cabinets, soft close drawers, quartz counters & backsplash, and stainless appliances makes for an enjoyable entertainment space. The Master bedroom has a Mitsubishi air/heat unit that adds additional comfort. Master bath has barn door that provides privacy, walk-in closet with pass-through to the laundry room.

PENDING SALE – 1025 Vintage Dr, Rio Vista, 2bd/2bth/1430sqft

PENDING SALE – $445,000 – Located in the active adult community, Trilogy, this Spinnaker model is on the 2nd tee box. Home shows pride of ownership. Do not miss out on the opportunity to own this beautiful home. The seller has completely remodeled the kitchen and master bath, new flooring, blinds, and fixtures throughout. The master suite has a bay window and a view of golf. The kitchen has new cabinets, granite counters, a stainless sink, and new stainless appliances. The great room has open space for entertaining and room for your oversized entertainment center.

Events in Northern California this Week-End

Patton Leatha at Black Oak Casina in Tuolumne, 9pm

From sultry slow jams to turning up the funk.  Playing music from the Motown ear, R&B, old-school hits and current top 40.

Rock The Night Away

Dance the night away listening to your favorite blues, rock, country, indie Americana, tribute, and party bands in the state-of-the-art Willow Creek Lounge. Hear the best local bands and national artists in this intimate, 250-seat venue every, Friday and Saturday.

19400 Tuolumne Rd N, Tuolumne, CA 95379
For more information go to https://www.blackoakcasino.com/

Carrie the Musical at Sacramento Theatre Company

Through Feb 6, 2022, Venue: Main Stage, Starring: Students from our YPC Program

Based on Stephen King’s novel, Carrie is an awkward teenage girl who is bullied by her classmates and dominated by an oppressive fanatic mother, until she discovers that she has telekinetic powers. Payback isn’t pretty, as Carrie unleashes chaos on everyone in her path at prom. This cautionary tale, set in the present, features a book by Lawrence D. Cohen (screenwriter of the classic film), music by Academy Award winner Michael Gore (Fame), and lyrics by Academy Award winner Dean Pitchford (Footloose).

Sponsored By: ThriveMind, Community Partnership: Sacramento Youth Mental Health

Cosumnes Firefighters 2022 crab feed

10428 E Stockton Blvd, Elk Grove, CA

Our annual crab feed is back. Feb 5th we will be returning to the Elk Grove SES hall with reduced tickets available to accommodate social distancing. Crab, Shrimp, Tri-Tip, Chicken, Pasta, Salad, and that warm and delicious homemade bread. Tickets can be purchased through www.firefoundation.net/shop . Get your tickets soon as they will absolutely sell out quickly.

Outdoor Wine Tasting with New Releases in Oakland

Starts at 1pm

Prima Materia Winery Tasting Room, 49th Street, Oakland – $25

Join us Saturday or Sunday 1-5pm for outdoor wine tasting in Oakland, where we will be releasing a new wine tasting menu every weekend. Choose any 6 wines to try out of 10 different ones, and if you buy 2 bottles, then the wine tasting flight becomes free!

If you just want to do a tasting flight wthout purchasing anything to take home, then it is only $25. For more details and a list of our unique wines please visit:


Please note that all wine tasting is outdoors, so please dress accordingly.

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