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The Not-So-Golden State

08 Oct 2003

First, the Giants lose.

Then, the Athletics.

Now, the governor.

What next for my beleaguered state?

(Interestingly, I’ve always perceived a significant cultural split between Northern and Southern California – ever since I was a kid growing up in Los Angeles. But in reality, it appears that the split is much more prevalent between the coast and the Central Valley. This map tells the story. At least I can feel some amount of pride in my city. San Francisco voted 80 percent against the recall.) ​

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