I've spent a ton of time in Cali, and I love it. The north much mroe than the south, but he south has its own charms and beauty as well. Rich or not, it still sucks to have your house burn to the ground.
"It was the Law of the Sea, they said. Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always right at the top."
- Hunter S. Thompson