I Am From Northern California

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 98 People

    Skunk Stories

    It was late December. I was in the changing room of a Bikram yoga studio in my hometown, about a 10-minute drive from my mother's house. My sister had already gone to put her yoga mat down in the studio and I was finishing changing. There were about five other women in the room...
    Zoetropic Zoetropic
    Feb 10, 2011

    I was born in Santa Rosa,

    but spent most of my infancy in Bodega . Not Bodega Bay, but the small town inland. My mom and I moved to Fremont when I was 4 years old. Then at age 9, we moved to hot and rednrck Yuba City where we stayed until I graduated from high school at age 18. From here, I was on my...
    rottenrobi rottenrobi
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Jul 30, 2015

    Anyone up north want to make friends?

    Let's talk- let's meet.. Let's be.
    Calbie5 Calbie5
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jan 24

    Coming Full Circle

    I was born at Sacramento Memorial Hospital, 1953...Grew up in Hood, Ca by Sacramento then moved close to Walnut Grove, CA... my Dad was the foreman and ranch mechanic so the Hamathai family which owned the acreage there and also up by Yuba City, CA which we moved to when I was...
    PoppaBear53 PoppaBear53
    56-60, M
    Feb 1, 2011

    I've Been Raised Here For The Majority Of My Life.

    I *love* it, and think it's the best place to live, next to having lived in Germany. <3 (I've lived in Germany also, and loved it!) I've spent, maybe, 19 and a half years here. I was born in Athens, Greece, live for half a year in Izmir, Turkey (sucked), half a year...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jun 19, 2010

    So many SoCal people here.

    I'd take Fort Bragg over Long Beach any day! And, of course, Donner and Tahoe are just freaking beautiful all year long. Lets not forget the incredible farm fresh food either. Yolo = A county next to Sacramento.
    VerbingNoun VerbingNoun
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 11, 2014
    Sabr3na Sabr3na
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Sep 27, 2015

    Growing Up In Nor. Cal.

    Don't have enough time at the moment to write a story. But, just want to say I miss Northern California. I grew up there, and think that it is unique and wonderful from the Sierras to the Redwoods.  The downside is that real estate is too expensive, many of the towns are...
    Incensical Incensical
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Nov 26, 2007
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