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I Have Lived In California

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 87 People

    Born And Raised In The Bay Area

    I loved the Bay growing up. Eventually, I had to move away after elementary school. All I could think about was moving back. I would visit my old friends every summer. The town I grew up in was a small town where many people knew each other from kindergarten all the way to senior...
    ahonui247 ahonui247 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 13, 2011

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    Where I Use To Live

    Yea i live in California a while ........ -.-' But um not very long, i was born there in Rose Ville. But yea i didnt live there long because my family got into fights so i lived with my grand parents mostly my whole life So yea.... :) The End :P
    Newguy3214 Newguy3214 13-15, M Jun 1, 2012

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    A Song About L.A.

    I moved to California from NY in the early 1980's, and left in the mid 1990's. Besides culture shock....I have lots of good memories too. Randy Newman - I Love LA
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Oct 27, 2012

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    I Was Born and Raised In L.a.

    I lived in Glendale, Pasadena, Eagle rock, Highland Park, then later Idyllwild(in the mountains), and Hemet.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 1, 2009

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    Home

    By now, I have lived half of my life in CA and the other half living in the east coast.  I don't care if I end up living in the east coast the rest of my life, I will always consider CA my home.  I  miss it! The original plan was that my then husband and I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 10, 2010

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    San Jose

    When I was a teenager, we moved to San Jose, CA. for yet another of my mother's boyfriends.  He was a really big, fat dude with a full face of hair and he drank like a fish.  But he was loads of fun to hang out with, in that he had lots of really interesting friends...
    hippieheart hippieheart 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 13, 2008

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    Overview, More to Come

     I was born and raised in Southern California.  I stayed until I was 32 and left.  Haven't been back much since.  I have been to Disneyland over 50 times, but only once in the last 25 years.  Sometimes I think I have been on every road in California built...
    rw5453 rw5453 56-60, M 2 Responses May 25, 2009

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    mikeejo mikeejo 31-35, M Oct 11

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    Born And Raised

    I was born and raised in Southern California.  I have 1000's of stories relating to what California used to be like.  One of my favorites is:  I am old enough to have seen the Laguna Beach greeter when he was alive.  More to come
    gettinsum1 gettinsum1 56-60, M Jan 2, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    Growing up, I lived in Germany for four and a half years. It was an amazing experience. My family and I were able to travel around Europe and see so many cool things. We met a lot...
    Ezria96 Ezria96 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 25

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    Well this year has been quite the ride , I been to jail , lost my job, went to rehab, May or may not have a girlfriend idk? Going threw a custody battle , fighting the union for...
    spanishjay spanishjay 26-30, M Oct 28

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    Lately I've been having this feeling of dislocation like I'm not supposed to be here like by being alive I'm being distracted by what I'm supposed to be. I don't know who I am I...
    Ihelpbutneedhelptoo Ihelpbutneedhelptoo 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 1

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    I spent 2 years in Brisbane to complete my Bachelor's degree from 2008 till 2010. Good times. It's my second home.
    roryta roryta 26-30, F Oct 25

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    23298 Ladrillo St, WOODLAND HILLS, Los Angeles, California IN 1972 i lived in this house in woodland hills and it was haunted!!!!!!!!!!! 16 different times "things" happened if...
    tembeer tembeer 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 30

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    I will watch you, for my dark admiration of you feeds me,I will make you see little things in your world to make you think about me, seep into your thoughts, conquer your dreams...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 9 hrs ago

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    We have lived a full live and have many regrets. We wish we spent more time with our children. We wish we lived life with less fear. We wish people could know the real us. We wish...
    4in1 4in1 36-40 1 Response Nov 10

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    I have lived my whole adult life battling overwhelming daytime sleepiness and nighttime sleeplessness and for years doctors told me I was just depressed, until I feel asleep at the...
    EmperorJulian EmperorJulian 46-50, M Oct 29

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    I have lived alone for the past 6 months while my husband is in school across the country and my dogs have helped me soooooo much! I love them more than anything except for my...
    marydawn marydawn 22-25, F Nov 10

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    I have lived in Germany, South Korea, Japan and the US. I have traveled to Canada, several Caribbean islands, Puerto Rico and England. Hopefully someday I will get to explore some...
    LOMD LOMD 31-35, M 4 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    I've lived in like seven, i think, different cities in Californiaand I only didn't live here for one year when my parents forced me to leave with them to Texas but I came back...
    pikapup17 pikapup17 18-21 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am new here. I have read a few posts and seems people on here are pretty young. In sharing, I am in my 50s. I want to share that I just lost my mother a few years ago and...
    southsioux7 southsioux7 56-60, F 1 day ago

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    just yesterday, i went to a inn for young peoples needing home, and supports, and such . If i lived to that place, i could get instantly money loans from the government ( social...
    meameamj3 meameamj3 22-25, M 14 hrs ago

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    I didn't know about anxiety. Now I do. I have really tough year. My dad had died from cancer a few months ago, I had a lot of job stress, i wanted to do the best and get results...
    whiteoutkate whiteoutkate 26-30, F 6 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    ...and lived. Hopped my first freight car when I was eight. Scared the hell out of me.
    wuzgnu wuzgnu 61-65, M 18 hrs ago

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    64. and getting married. Ok, not too big of a deal. But, am doing so by moving to Puebla, Mexico and with total immersion to new life, language and culture. Lived 10 months in...
    LeHommeRob LeHommeRob 61-65, M 14 hrs ago

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    Shadow Imps of Hayward By Paul Dale Roberts, HPI Esoteric Detective Halo Paranormal Investigations - HPI International https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/HPIinternational...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M Nov 9

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    Isabella PhillipsHere you will find t more information about me, Isabella Phillips and My Business CaliforniaPsychichelp.com and California Love Consultant. take a look at my...
    californiapsychichelp californiapsychichelp 31-35, F Nov 3

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    Who and here frm California and went to knotts are anything theme park likee
    Moneea Moneea 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    last chance for anyone in california who wants to runaway with me. im leaving saturday. message me if you want to come.
    Musicgamer14 Musicgamer14 13-15, M Nov 11

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    last chance for anyone in california who wants to runaway with me. im leaving saturday. message me if you want to come.
    Musicgamer14 Musicgamer14 13-15, M Nov 11

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    last chance for anyone in california who wants to runaway with me. im leaving saturday. message me if you want to come.
    Musicgamer14 Musicgamer14 13-15, M Nov 11

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    I met my girlfriend over the internet 14 months ago. We talked over the internet and hit it off well. While I was living in Pennsylvania, she would come out to see me. I...
    bluefireball4949 bluefireball4949 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    I met my girlfriend over the internet 14 months ago. We talked over the internet and hit it off well. While I was living in Pennsylvania, she would come out to see me. I...
    bluefireball4949 bluefireball4949 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    is there anyone in california who wants to run away? message me if interested
    Psdude15 Psdude15 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have the greatest 5 year plan ever guys!! Considering I hate living in Florida with my parents. I'm gonna graduate hs and live in a studio apartment in San Clemente California...
    cassidyduffyyy cassidyduffyyy 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    My wife bought me a mountain bike for an early Christmas gift so I went for ride. As I rode through the neighborhood, I past by rows of yards and houses, filled with the hustle and...
    stupendusdude stupendusdude 46-50, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm not sure of what's happening. I'm not sure if it's GSA, I mean, I assume it is. I'm confused about it and maybe if I share my experience, I can figure it out better. I'm a boy...
    Noahtuk Noahtuk 26-30, M Oct 29

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    I lived in the uk for about 22 years and in those years I moved for one place to another searching for better life but unfortunantly I ended up to the first place where I first...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F Nov 9

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    I'm gonna talk to you this time about my life and experience in Bournemouth I moved to Bournemouth at the end of September 2009 for the fact that it was a beautiful town and it...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F Nov 9

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    "2007: Jennifer Strange, a 28-year-old woman from Sacramento, California, U.S., died of water intoxication while trying to win a Nintendo Wii console in a KDND 107.9 "The End...
    ArrowPewPew ArrowPewPew 18-21 2 Responses Oct 21

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    I removed many galvanized nail heads to a galvanized bracket with a grinder the other day,I read a warning that the coating is known to cause cancer in California..Whew!! Glad I...
    itsmrsockmonkey itsmrsockmonkey 70+, M 2 Responses Oct 30

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    I'm 16 my name is joey I'm looking for a guy in California or just someone to talk with
    NatsuFire NatsuFire 16-17, M 4 Responses Oct 30

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    At least I THINK I did. This was only three weeks ago, when I was with a friend of mine-- Danni-- waiting to board an airplane to California. We were going to a short camp during...
    ThisIsJustForFun ThisIsJustForFun 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    I saw UFO in Simi Valley, California. I was on the 50th story of a building and saw it in the horizon. It was 3000 feet above the city it was almost as though a full moon was about...
    LoveRobbery LoveRobbery 26-30, M 3 Responses Nov 6

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    This morning on the way to work, Ma did a "California" roll- stop (Missouri term for pause and go) at a stop sign before turning. She suddenly goes, " Crap! I forgot about that...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 8 Responses a week ago

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    Dani California,red hot chili pepers
    599gto 599gto 13-15, M 5 days ago

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