cost of living in california

A Tarnished State


The Golden State is getting a little tarnished these days, despite being one of the world's leading economies.

California has a well deserved reputation for its booming economy, great weather and breathtaking scenery. But according to census figures, it also has the highest poverty rate in the country. More than 20% of Californians, nearly 8 million people, struggle to make ends meet.  read more »