What’s Driving California’s Mass Exodus?

2021 23 ژانویه
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As Oracle, Palantir and Hewlett-Packard Enterprise move their headquarters out of California and Elon Musk moves to Texas, California is considering raising taxes on the wealthy to unprecedented levels. Experts say California needs to find more ways to reverse the trend.
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What’s Driving California’s Mass Tech Exodus?

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  • Wealthy areas refuse to permit denser residential areas. That restriction of additional residences increases home prices. That is why people leave. Sell your house for a million dollars, buy a comparable home for half that in Texas, put the $500,000 in the bank. If you are retired that’s a logical thing to do.

    Jake MoseleyJake Moseleyپیش 34 دقیقه
  • Stop putting these businesses on pedestal! Elon has encouraged taking minerals from other countries to boost his own profit. People are moving because of climate change

    Kate PaineKate Paineپیش 40 دقیقه
  • That's the dumbest question ever. Nancy Pelosi and democrats are the reason. Mass sanctuary cities and homeless population. Highest taxes around. Do I need to go on. Fk cali

    jeff woodsjeff woodsپیش 54 دقیقه
  • I'm sure that is has something to do with CA having one of the highest costs of living while also having one of the highest odds of having tweaked out homeless people taking over your street has something to do with it.

    TonyMTonyMپیش ساعت
  • liberal Californians leaving to other states to vote in what they left. I’m watching it before my eyes

    OGMaccyOGMaccyپیش ساعت
  • Oh, sure. Hey, how do ya like the *power grid* in Texass, huh? I'll bet it's really "pro-business". Lol, you get screwed by Texas and you think CA is bad. Good luck.

    Mark PilkanisMark Pilkanisپیش ساعت
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    magoma1 Kkakmagoma1 Kkakپیش 2 ساعت
  • As a Canadian it I can't believe there are places with no income tax. I pay nearly 66% of my income to taxes including about 30% just to income tax...

    Thomas KirchmannThomas Kirchmannپیش 2 ساعت
    • Yeah but FREE medical care right?

      Boo BooBoo Booپیش 50 دقیقه
  • Eelon musk is a Jackarse ✔️he should pay his workers a living wage but he’s Cheap n doesn’t think they should get that 🤮

    Glorious EGlorious Eپیش 2 ساعت
  • Crime, homeless encampments, blackouts, drugs, criminal sanctuaries, income taxes, traffic, gas expense, pollution, hypocritical politicians , Newsome,Pelosi,Waters , Schiff, closed schools, businesses, property taxes....just to name a few

    J MJ Mپیش 2 ساعت
  • Yeah those Californians move to Texas and what they get no power no water homeless

    daman589986daman589986پیش 2 ساعت
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    David JarrahDavid Jarrahپیش 3 ساعت
  • Liberals

    Motel ManMotel Manپیش 3 ساعت
  • An economic term . . . come to mind ! 'Point of Diminishing Returns' may evolve wherein even with continued advances thru technology, it's advance will not suffice due to/'as a result of,' the high costs of remaining in California. Comically, however tragically . . . an immemorial phrase, comes to mind -,'last one out, turn off the lights' ! 💀🇺🇸😝

    Paul SupronoPaul Supronoپیش 4 ساعت
  • 'Center or the country' I couldn't think of a better location . . . than Colorado Springs, CO. It's bout 80 miles south of Denver, however its' airport is large enough to service all travel . . . both National & Internationally ! 😎🇺🇸

    Paul SupronoPaul Supronoپیش 5 ساعت
  • Technology - coincidentally strengthened via California, has fundamentally rebirthed where our countries strengths are, today. The current pandemic, coupled with Covid-19 and the accent of technology . . . I see the potential studies above high school to go online . . . for many reasons ! This may become the 'spurt' because of this to advance one's education . . . all online ! 😎🇺🇸

    Paul SupronoPaul Supronoپیش 5 ساعت
  • In fact, I think they should have an IQ test at the border. You can't live here unless you have an IQ of over 120. That would be just about right. Send the nutcases and ignorant fools back where they came from.

    Dorian EdwardsDorian Edwardsپیش 5 ساعت
  • Let them go. Let the go go go! The fewer people we have here the better. Let them go. Those of us who generate money outside the 'wage slave' method can live in peace in California. That's perfect, as far as I can tell. I would love to have California population go down to where it was in 1960. That would be awesome. I would love it if they kept leaving in droves. Run Like Hell!!!! LOL!

    Dorian EdwardsDorian Edwardsپیش 5 ساعت
  • My first visit to Oakland/San Francisco was via Alameda Naval Air Station . . when I ran the San Francisco Marathon. Due to BRAC, Alameda was one of many DOD bases to close. I believe this originated a trend . . . that this continues today ! 😬💀🇺🇸

    Paul SupronoPaul Supronoپیش 5 ساعت
  • As that immemorial phrase goes - 'Last one out, turn off the lights' !

    Paul SupronoPaul Supronoپیش 5 ساعت
  • If Californians bring their policies to Texas they are not welcome here .

    Waldemar MarchesiWaldemar Marchesiپیش 6 ساعت
  • Democrats?

    Matt Hennager's Guitar LessonsMatt Hennager's Guitar Lessonsپیش 6 ساعت
  • No homeless "control", to high prices for everything, high taxes, and lock downs....I WONDER WHY lol

    brittney diazbrittney diazپیش 6 ساعت
  • Californians elected those officials that ruined their state. Now they're migrating to this all over again.

    Max AmpsMax Ampsپیش 7 ساعت
  • Stop electing garbage Governor's like Grusome Newsom.

    Aaron NoraaAaron Noraaپیش 7 ساعت
  • Do they still speak English in California ?

    john cunninghamjohn cunninghamپیش 7 ساعت
    • @Steven Ratti I have trouble, when in CA, getting them to understand I would like a #2 meal..................egg mcmuffin.

      john cunninghamjohn cunninghamپیش 6 ساعت
    • Why, yes. How about in Miami, Florida? Do they still speak Spanish there? Fact is, there is no official language in the USA. We have a traditional common language, which is American English, and that's the most common language in most of California.

      Steven RattiSteven Rattiپیش 7 ساعت
  • BECAUSE CALIFORNIAS WAY OF DOING THINGS KILLS PEOPLE, AND NOW THEYRE SPREADING THEIR NONSENSE WHEREVER THEY GO

    123LilSerb123123LilSerb123پیش 8 ساعت
    • @123LilSerb123 Trump Troll spotted.

      Steven RattiSteven Rattiپیش 7 ساعت
    • @Steven Ratti npc spotted

      123LilSerb123123LilSerb123پیش 7 ساعت
    • Not even remotely true. All caps propaganda is still propaganda.

      Steven RattiSteven Rattiپیش 7 ساعت
  • Realtor Greed is real.

    E MotoE Motoپیش 9 ساعت
  • Leaving California to make other states California is the most Californian thing ever

    Tenxor EngineTenxor Engineپیش 10 ساعت
  • Dear Californians, whatever state you move to, drop the politics and don’t vote in the policies you ran away from. We like our guns, we like freedom of speech and we don’t like higher taxes and or socialism. So whatever state you move to. Remember. Don’t turn into a state you ran away from

    William StrykerWilliam Strykerپیش 11 ساعت
    • California is no more socialist than any other state, no matter what the anti-California propaganda you listen to might say. We tax people, and then spend the money to pay for things that the people as a whole want- Exactly the way everyone else does it. As for guns, most Californians I know, no matter our political party, are gun owners. Despite what some love to believe, California still has the second amendment, just like every other state. True, there are some pretty stupid rules about guns, but... you can still buy and use guns. Hell, I live across a lake from a ranch where they've got their own private firing range. As for freedom of speech- guess what- we've got it, and even more of it than some other states. We've also got a healthy respect for the separation of church and state, just like the nation's founders wanted. Seems that any state that wanted to be free, would embrace That... Fact is, if I ever moved to another state, it'd probably be to the one I was born in- Texas, where a huge number of native-born democrats are trying to get rid of the corrupt Republican politicians...

      Steven RattiSteven Rattiپیش 7 ساعت
  • It's all going exactly to plan.

    Janice FrantzJanice Frantzپیش 12 ساعت
  • Collapse and the color blue synonymous

    Smiling ComancheSmiling Comancheپیش 12 ساعت
  • psycho ass state filled with fake people.

    Lukas WLukas Wپیش 13 ساعت
  • It's hilarious. they start off telling us that taxes are driving businesses out by the droves. And then asks why they are leaving? That's pretty stupid.

    Nuff SaidNuff Saidپیش 14 ساعت
    • habla espanol por favor

      john cunninghamjohn cunninghamپیش 7 ساعت
  • 19 minutes just to say "taxes".

    CapAnson12345CapAnson12345پیش 14 ساعت
  • Problem is these and people leaving are now destroying states like TX

    steve streckersteve streckerپیش 15 ساعت
    • Yeah, Texas, where the virtually unregulated business environment makes it easy for a company to virtually destroy a small town (West, Texas), and the virtually unregulated independent power grid shuts down because no one figured out that it might be nice to winterize it. Seems to me that TX could use a few more people who believe in safety regulations and planning for bad stuff...

      Steven RattiSteven Rattiپیش 7 ساعت
  • $1000 gets you a bedroom rental in a home with other renters , and if ur lucky a teeny tiny backhouse for one

    cscsپیش 16 ساعت
  • Why have world class beautiful beaches, stunning mountain scenery and great weather when you can sit in your cookie cutter house in Houston staring at your computer and counting your money. Please leave California!

    Dean HoughtonDean Houghtonپیش 16 ساعت
    • for most, there are many factors. COST of living is one of them. Maybe you are lucky enough to afford Ca but most are not. Also, most people live in larger cities- are surrounded by homeless, trash, and closed businesses. So yeah, beauty is one thing, life is another.

      brittney diazbrittney diazپیش 6 ساعت
    • Couldn't have said it any better.

      Gabriel QuirozGabriel Quirozپیش 12 ساعت
  • The problems in California are easy to solve if there is a will. Cut taxes, cut busines restrticting regulations - more small and medium size businesses will emerge and more jobs they will create. More businesses and more comptetion - lower prices. Only big companies and monopolies can do well or OK with high taxes, but as monopolies they will keep prices high. This is called market economy and it's strange that Californians don't understand this any more.

    Bay HanBay Hanپیش 16 ساعت
  • The Socialist majority will never cut taxes. They have a continually growing welfare class to bribe, I mean support to stay in power.

    Stephen KingStephen Kingپیش 16 ساعت
  • If Californians want to relocate to Texas, fair warning, ERCOT can't handle a little winter storm without almost the whole state going dark and lacking clean tap water.

    Victor SalcidoVictor Salcidoپیش 16 ساعت
    • @Steven Ratti another huge problem we have is called Ted Cruz.

      Victor SalcidoVictor Salcidoپیش 5 ساعت
    • California has some issues with our power grid, but they are being addressed. Our Real big problem is one that most people who are leaving don't want to admit they are scared of- wildfires. Hell, I'm not planning to head to Texas (I was born in Dallas, and have relatives there still), and I'm not afraid to admit that the wildfires scare the hell out of me.

      Steven RattiSteven Rattiپیش 12 ساعت
  • All these tech companies should relocate to El Paso, Texas.

    Victor SalcidoVictor Salcidoپیش 17 ساعت
    • @4 Realz isn’t Texas currently Texas? What do you mean wait 10 years?

      Victor SalcidoVictor Salcidoپیش 5 ساعت
    • Just wait til Democrats takeover Texas it will be Texas in 10 years

      4 Realz4 Realzپیش 6 ساعت
  • Housing prices

    Michael TarailoMichael Tarailoپیش 18 ساعت
  • Gavin Newsome

    Michael TarailoMichael Tarailoپیش 18 ساعت
  • Politics and taxes

    Michael TarailoMichael Tarailoپیش 18 ساعت
  • For a lot of Californians, the place stinks.

    WizenedVariations1WizenedVariations1پیش 18 ساعت
    • @Steven Ratti high taxes, gas prices, illegals, crime, home prices, toxic people, covid, unemployment, homeless. How are these being fixed now. Only covid is recent

      Rob BingstRob Bingstپیش 7 ساعت
    • @Rob Bingst It's working out pretty well, for those of us who are staying, and trying to fix the problems. It's still the richest state in the nation, and almost as many green companies are coming in, as dirty companies are leaving. If Texas and other states want a bunch of companies who are looking forward to poisoning your ground water, and polluting your air, I'm sure you'll love California's rejects. They'll fit in really well with those companies that are doing the same things there already.

      Steven RattiSteven Rattiپیش 7 ساعت
    • @Steven Ratti how's that working for ya

      Rob BingstRob Bingstپیش 7 ساعت
    • And yet, for most, we love the state, and instead of running away, we're sticking around to try and solve the problems.

      Steven RattiSteven Rattiپیش 12 ساعت
  • 14 days to flatten the curve is a start...

    Michael TarailoMichael Tarailoپیش 18 ساعت
  • People from Cali need to stay in cali and fix the mess they’ve made and not be allowed to spread their liberal cancer to other states.

    BDB AmericaBDB Americaپیش 19 ساعت
    • Most of the people that leave California are right wing conservatives! Some of them leave, because they don't like the stronger gun laws, so they move to Texas where they can have all the guns they want. The DEMS used to carry CA by 20 points, now it is 30 points, and after more people move to Texas it will be 40 points! Those Californians who move to Texas, most of them vote GOP. There is no perfect state, some things I like better about CA, somethings I like better about Texas. Overall I like more things about California, than I do Texas.

      Grace DagostinoGrace Dagostinoپیش 7 ساعت
    • Most of the people leaving California are ones who want to make the state as politically vile as Texas- Conservatives. I hope you enjoy the hell out of them; it's no real loss to California to lose those people.

      Steven RattiSteven Rattiپیش 12 ساعت
    • Yes California the only state that is liberal in the whole country lmao

      Gabriel QuirozGabriel Quirozپیش 12 ساعت
  • Liberals need to swallow their pride and admit the truth. Liberalism doesn’t work. Example...California. Progressive ideas obviously don’t work. Example...California. Liberalism destroys the middle class. Example....California People want to get away from the failures of liberalism. Example ...California My argument is irrefutable.

    Dick GrantbergDick Grantbergپیش 19 ساعت
    • Your argument is a ball of fluff. You can't even Make one; all you do is mouth a bunch of rightist talking points, and the say "California" as if that's a real answer.

      Steven RattiSteven Rattiپیش 12 ساعت
  • 1 word: Democrats

    tpk6541tpk6541پیش 19 ساعت
    • So, a party that wants to combat the climate crisis that, in the last 50 years has resulted in the world's average high temperature going up by over 12 degrees... is Bad? A party that believes that Every Citizen should have easy access to voting is... bad? A party that believes that every American having access to affordable (or free) healthcare is... bad? Actually, I'd say that anyone who is Against all that stuff is the bad party. We do, in fact, have a party in this country that consistently votes to restrict action in all of those areas; that is the same party that believes it's okay for demagogues to lie about election fraud, and that it's perfectly okay to support a man who staged an insurrection. Oddly enough, the party in question is the Republican Party. And in California, members of that party Never want to try and come up with solutions for Anything; instead, they do what Republicans do- try to ruin the state, like others of their party try to ruin the nation.

      Steven RattiSteven Rattiپیش 12 ساعت
  • LIBERALS

    leroy jenkinsleroy jenkinsپیش 20 ساعت
  • Democrats, liberals, protecting illegal immigrants, nazi newsome, nancy pelosi's face

    Frank PaulFrank Paulپیش 20 ساعت
  • I live in SF and let me tell you...it seems like most of the people on the streets of SF are the homeless. But that's also because every other county in CA has been told to give the homeless bus tickets to ONLY SF!!

    Jessica Barss'eJessica Barss'eپیش 21 ساعت
    • To be fair, a huge percentage of the homeless people in California seem to have gotten bus tickets (one way) from other states. You know, the states that don't want to admit that They have homeless people, too.

      Steven RattiSteven Rattiپیش 12 ساعت
  • I grew up in Wisconsin. When I moved to California over 20 years ago, I was shocked by (1) how expensive everything is, (2) how crowded it is everywhere, (3) how small homes and yards are, (4) how polluted the air is...it took me about a year to stop feeling light-headed with the poor air quality, (5) how boring the weather is, (6) how arrogant people are about that fact that this is "California", (7) how bad the drivers are, (8) how isolated people are, such as everyone having fences around their yards, (9) how poor shopping is, so hard to find even ordinary things, (10) how often businesses, especially restaurants, just go out of business so easily. California's motto should be "PAY MORE GET LESS". Fortunately, I have a great job here, which is what keeps me here, now. However, my retirement is likely elsewhere.

    Phillip AbramoffPhillip Abramoffپیش 21 ساعت
    • "Fortunately I have a great job". Exactly, what job would you have in Wisconsin? Squeezing out milk for more cheese? You clearly state all the issues you have with California but have no problem living here because you know you wouldn't make this much money in Wisconsin, Texas, Oklahoma etc. You can choose from pharmaceuticals, tech, farming, entertainment all in one state there's literally jobs here for everyone here.

      Gabriel QuirozGabriel Quirozپیش 12 ساعت
  • A democratic government will ensure social programs and higher taxes to cover the costs. Mexican and Chinese immigration just exacerbates the problem.

    Jack MartinJack Martinپیش 21 ساعت
    • Higher taxes are what the nation as a whole needs; after all, how long can the USA continue to operate on credit before it has a real problem?

      Steven RattiSteven Rattiپیش 11 ساعت
    • So in a state like Texas where its predominantly Republican, why are they still facing issues with immigration and can't even provide their own people with adequate housing and electricity? Grass isn't always greener on the other side is it now?

      Gabriel QuirozGabriel Quirozپیش 12 ساعت
  • Are they seriously asking this question? California and New York, the two worst states in our nation.

    Jason FJason Fپیش 22 ساعت
  • 2 Thessalonians 3:16 Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be with all of you.

    Velmanoelle💞Velmanoelle💞پیش 22 ساعت
  • What is causing the exodus is the Democrats and all this socialist communist. California is just the beginning Democrats want everything free for the community but they do not contribute to the community. 😏

    The VikingThe Vikingپیش 22 ساعت
  • People have been sleeping on New Hampshire: no income tax, no sales tax, low crime, low poverty, low unemployment, no natural disasters, great environment close to everything....

    mwl5mwl5پیش 22 ساعت
    • You have the 4th highest property tax rates You'll tax my house, my car, my truck, my boat, my RV, my motorcycle, my 4 wheeler, my golf cart, and everything else I own until I bleed through my eyes.

      t hendersont hendersonپیش 22 ساعت
  • California is a welfare state. The state is polluted. corrupt politicians, crime, homelessness,corrupt law enforcement, poor quality roads, trash everywhere in large cities, high fuel prices and illegal aliens everywhere. Where does your tax dollars go too?

    Victor SuarezVictor Suarezپیش 23 ساعت
  • No big loss to California if the big tech companies leave, they don't pay their taxes anyway.

    scbtripwirescbtripwireپیش 23 ساعت
    • Hopefully the ignorance stays in California too

      Matthew HarrisonMatthew Harrisonپیش 7 ساعت
  • California Governors brag about their surplus and standing in the world’s economy while intentionally letting it degrade. There is no other choice, but to leave. It will take 2 generations to return it to the Golden State I was raised in.

    Gail CareyGail Careyپیش 23 ساعت
    • So, instead of staying, and trying to help fix the problems, you can only think of running away, and letting Others stay and try to fix the problems.

      Steven RattiSteven Rattiپیش 11 ساعت
  • Being taxed up the ass is why I’m out!

    Jeffy HollaJeffy Hollaپیش روز
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  • Incompetence!

    Jim EcholsJim Echolsپیش روز
  • Running from the problem is not the solution....will the problem follow into texas now?

    Terry JenkinsTerry Jenkinsپیش روز
    • The problem has already reached Texas. Austin, California. Our Texas government is attempting to reverse Austin's defund the police and get rid of all the homeless in Austin. Why does not the larger Texas cities have the homeless problem as Austin does; is it because of all the California's who moved there and the homeless follow?

      Wise OneWise Oneپیش 20 ساعت
  • Politicians have turned the state into a miserable place. was very happy to leave 20 years ago, I won't even visit.

    lorelai lavallorelai lavalپیش روز
  • Venice beach is the next skid row. Can you imagine owning property there now? Multimillion dollar homes with tent cities all around them. No one is going to want to buy

    SnarfsnarfffSnarfsnarfffپیش روز
  • Nancy Pelosi! Stick around and she'll build you a tunnel.

    sandiesandieپیش روز
  • 12:00 I'd like to point out that Cali isn't "short on housing" as in it lacks available space, but that the space is either unaffordable or hoarded by Landlords. This video exemplifies why you can't have a private-social hybrid system and why applying "progressive" policies on a small scale don't work. It has to be all or nothing, else the people with all the power will win, such as the business executives.

    Joey SteelJoey Steelپیش روز
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    Jennifer LewisfeJennifer Lewisfeپیش روز
  • How's that Texas electric system ex-Califorians. Texas is a joke and the recent electric and water infrastructure failure due to a winter storm. Moving to Texas will always comeback to bite you in the Ass! Texas is run by a bunch of idiots!

    David ParentDavid Parentپیش روز
    • And, strangely enough, a lot of those idiots are always complaining about California, always blaming someone else for their own failures.

      Steven RattiSteven Rattiپیش 11 ساعت
  • Thank your local democRat

    Bill CrowderBill Crowderپیش روز
  • CEQA making pollution, government making much higher tax and home prices . All making a lot of homeless right along with people that can move ,now want to move. So what is stopping them? That answer is nothing. The real fix is less tax on the people. Less regulations = less government . Both to build homes that will reduce housing cost and less homeless. Plus entice people to want to live here. So for Democrats increasingly more all the time government regulations , taxes, cost of homes and homelessness. All to make tax payers want out. So out they go.

    Keith morganKeith morganپیش روز
  • Hey California dudes - stop trying to turn Texas into California. Remember why you ran away from California.

    Michael HigginsMichael Higginsپیش روز
    • @Steven Ratti Face the truth. The problems in California are caused by and perpetuated by liberal politicians.

      Michael HigginsMichael Higginsپیش 3 ساعت
    • They ran away not so much because of taxes, or the high pay that comes with living in a rich state; they are running away because they are too cowardly to stay and try to fix the problems they helped create. Texas- you are welcome to the jerks who run away instead of trying to help. I wish you all the joy we've had from them (little to none, in most cases).

      Steven RattiSteven Rattiپیش 11 ساعت
    • And also remember who the Texans did to Mexico. We can do it again.

      Wise OneWise Oneپیش 20 ساعت
  • Remember why you left California. Remember those regulations Remember the loss of freedom Remember the corrupt politicians Remember the cost of living Remember to not vote the same way in your new state.

    J GarciaJ Garciaپیش روز
    • Yeah, remember to vote for corrupt conservatives, like Abbott, or Cancun Cruz. Remember to vote for people who hate safety regulations, and who love the idea of dirty air and water. Seems to me like living in a state that believes in holding politicians to account for their misdeeds (that's how we ended up with Schwarzenegger in office, after getting rid of a governor who cut a bunch of sweetheart deals with unregulated Texas energy companies), cleaning up the air, and helping prevent companies from blowing up small towns (such as in West, Texas), is actually a good thing.

      Steven RattiSteven Rattiپیش 11 ساعت
  • Duh..... Democrat stupidity is what's driving the mass exodus, and it doesn't take a genious to figure that out!

    rhrh2025rhrh2025پیش روز
  • Honestly with all these stats of people leaving it seems to be a bad thing. But If i lived in California i would be excited for the state to get back to some normal. For one state to house the hub of two major industries (tech & entertainment production with hollywood) its doesn't seem to be a good recipe. I think this a good - don't be a shame of low numbers, it'll work out for the best.

    josequezada519josequezada519پیش روز
  • Even some of the people that are making movies in Hollywood, are going .. some place else.

    Frank BlackcrowFrank Blackcrowپیش روز
  • There's one unaddressed conundrum here: How can a state that is described to experience a business and population exodus for a decade still have a housing shortage of 3-4 million (!) units?

    abcdefghijklmno29753abcdefghijklmno29753پیش روز
    • The simple fact is, while a lot of businesses and people are leaving the state, almost as many are moving To California. With certain exceptions, the majority of businesses that seem to be leaving, are looking to move to places where it's not so much the taxation they want to avoid, but the environmental and safety regulations they want to escape from. Texas is Very business friendly, to the point that their environmental and safety regulations are less of a hindrance, and more of a suggestion. In the meantime, California actually provides pretty good incentives for green businesses to relocate to the state. Admittedly, other states also provide similar incentives, but few of them are as attractive in terms of real commitment to fighting the effects of the climate crisis. End result, we still have a serious lack of housing. Well, there's also a huge problem with speculation; wealthy people and businesses love to buy up existing properties, raise the rents (without actually bothering to fix up the properties), and that tends to attract many more well off people; of course, that tends to drive away lower income people (frequently the former residents of those properties), who, if they can't find lower cost housing, well, they either become part of the working homeless population (not a group that gets a lot of press, because they typically live in RV's and whatnot, instead of makeshift tents), or they just leave the state, like so many others.

      Steven RattiSteven Rattiپیش روز
  • People here are talking about leaving California but I didn't know that Mitsubishi was manufactured in the US.

    Terique BernardTerique Bernardپیش روز
    • Fact is, aside from Oracle, Part of HP (the majority of their facilities are still in California), Mitsubishi, and a few others, most of the named businesses are not well known. But yeah, Mitsubishi has manufacturing and assembly plants all over the world, just like most large US companies do.

      Steven RattiSteven Rattiپیش روز
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    Nathan tuberaNathan tuberaپیش روز
    • What the heck are you smoking?

      Stu ArtStu Artپیش 13 ساعت
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    Kristin MajkozakKristin Majkozakپیش روز
  • Homelessness = crime

    REBS76REBS76پیش روز
  • Don’t need to watch this. The answer is easy......communist politicians aka democrats .....someone prove me wrong.

    Harsh TruthHarsh Truthپیش روز
    • You'd rather have the Republican politicians (aka Fascists) who don't give a damn about regular people in Texas? You know, folks like Cancun Cruz...

      Steven RattiSteven Rattiپیش روز
  • CNBC actually reporting news now?

    JonMichael QJonMichael Qپیش روز
  • Incompetent “leaders”, high taxes, illegal aliens, the “homeless crisis”, basically LIBERAL POLICIES!!!

    Gracie AdamsGracie Adamsپیش روز
  • The flat antelope complimentarily instruct because tachometer appropriately soak vice a scary plain. dark, purring comic

    Truong Cong HoanTruong Cong Hoanپیش روز
  • I don’t own my own business and I had to pay 18,000 in one year. Why do business owners think they are except in paying their share of taxes. Owning a business wasn’t supposed to be about money. It was supposed to be about passion, making jobs and being your own boss. Now it’s just dictators and slaves.

    D WilsonD Wilsonپیش روز
  • California just got two greedy for themselves high price homes and crummy neighborhoods going for $800,000 and up movie stars living in 10-20 million homes even they're moving out and abandoning them look at Los Angeles you can't even go downtown anymore just two blocks from City Hall it's a slum area with homeless people they claim they don't have the money for shelters for them anymore that famous Mexican village nearby was a wonderful souvenir and restaurant at one time now it's deserted look at San Francisco it's just the slum area it smells horrible would I hear from people shame on them that's why you see so many license plates from California all over a New Mexico Arizona Nevada they were looking to get out and I don't blame them the sooner the better 😫

    Ricardo CarosoneRicardo Carosoneپیش روز
  • The smiling call simplistically test because key surgically watch into a furry furtive neck. scandalous, dark seashore

    Lethia GoonezLethia Goonezپیش روز
    • Whaaaaa?

      Stephen KingStephen Kingپیش 16 ساعت
  • OMG great reporting! XOXO

    PostcardTravelersPostcardTravelersپیش روز
  • California is beautiful

    Eva CabelloEva Cabelloپیش روز
  • The idea behind the tax is good just the fact that companies are so greedy make it bad it’s the big ones

    Eva CabelloEva Cabelloپیش روز
  • Bye. You will not be missed.

    A MaruA Maruپیش روز
  • People are also leaving California because of crooked politicians like Maxine Waters and Gavin Newsom.

    L ML Mپیش روز
    • @Wise One Um, sad to tell you, but the new President is Joe Biden. And he will be President, in all likelihood, for two terms. After Him, well, there's a very fine V-P with far more qualifications than anyone you named, who could well manage a term or two of her own. I don't think most of the nation wants to go back to the cronyism and incompetence of the Republican Party any time soon.

      Steven RattiSteven Rattiپیش 7 ساعت
    • @Steven Ratti We have a very fine Governor in Texas and the Legislator is wonderful (Republican). My cousin is one of them. Cruz will be reelected as we love him too. Our new President of the USA will be the non-Florida governor as we love him in Texas too. Too bad our Texas governor can't be VP but having them on the same ticket makes no sense. Anyway we want to keep him in Texas. Perhaps Florida and Texas will yet save this nation.

      Wise OneWise Oneپیش 20 ساعت
    • @Steven Ratti Bro.. Mad Maxine Waters doesn't have an ounce of honesty in her. The woman is corrupt to the core and anyone who can't see that must be smoking that Cali crack pipe.

      L ML Mپیش روز
    • And moving to Texas, where All of the politicians (such as the Governor, the AG, the Senators, and so on) are corrupt. Compared to Cancun Cruz, Maxine is totally honest.

      Steven RattiSteven Rattiپیش روز
  • So maybe we should "Bulldoze" Beverly Hills, and create a new State Park.

    Jeffry RileyJeffry Rileyپیش روز
    • And Bulldoze Malibu, and give the beach back to the people.

      Jeffry RileyJeffry Rileyپیش روز
  • The rise and fall of California. 1. The rise. Governed and lived in by normal people. 2. The fall. Governed and lived in by communist Democrats and the fascist liberals who follow them. ... .. The end.

    michaeldublgmichaeldublgپیش روز
  • Mexicans.

    Spin MouthSpin Mouthپیش روز
  • California dreamin , on such a70s winter day .....

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