Well, as you're probably aware, that kind of talk is always a crock. California always reinvents itself as the land of dreaming big, and it usually does so faster than you can say gentrification.
The California Department of Finance this week says state growth is back, and L.A. County helped out by surpassing the 10 million population mark:
No longer. Maybe.
USC researchers looked at the latest U.S. Census figures recently and came up with some alarming projections:
Turns out nearly a third of you are living at home with mommy and daddy.
A new study about young adults (those 20-34) living with their parents during the Great Recession ranks L.A. as a top city:
And on that note, let us reflect upon the latest U.S. Census statistics, which show that ... Asians are taking over America!
And you thought Latinos knew how to procreate and or get into the United States? Check out these facts and figures:
California's population growth is coming to a halt, says a new USC study (PDF), and much of that is the result of decreasing immigration.
At the same time, the Pew Hispanic Center says, "The largest wave of immigration in history from a single country to the United States has come to a standstill." Yay! said the racists. But ...
Some of you, however, beg to differ. We're going to guess that your biggest problem with this fine metropolis is the cost of living, which can have a professional with a solidly middle-class salary competing with college students for an apartment.
And so many of you have thrown in the towel: