The article was published today in the WSJ; the link takes you to it without a subscription: http://www.ocregister.com/opinion/california-350406-best-kotkin.html From a well known demographer that was schooled at UC-Berkely, now teaching at Chapman Uni. in Orange, CA. Essentially, it's a story about state government that is out of control and how CA is quickly becoming a state of a few ultra wealthy, public employees and large numbers of people on public assistance. If you're a privately/self employed middle class person, the state is becoming too expensive to live in. Interesting read..