We are a tolerant group for the most part and more than willing to let you know if you interrupt the flow of conversation.
Welcome from the SE corner of Washington (the state). It is good to know that some Californians are interested in living outside the cesspools of the major metropolitan areas.
Welcome from Iowa. I spend some time working in Cali every winter, from Calexico and El Centro, all the way up to the Bay and places like Chico and Truckee, and anywhere in between. I'm not a fan of most of it. Hope you've got a nice little spot out there to have a good rural life.
Jump in and enjoy the forum. There's a few other Californians here.
Hello and welcome from what could become the State of Jefferson, S.W. Oregon. Northern California and southern Oregon don't have any representation from their state governments and would be happy to be their own state.