Originally Posted by gm
Most "Californians" don't have long ties to the state (for obvious reasons) and a good percentage move north and put down roots (while causing the native Oregonian's property taxes to go through the roof...)
You'll have to forgive me, I grew up during the Tom McCall era "come to Oregon for a visit, but don't stick around...we want to keep our state green and under-populated"
20 years is pretty long, longer than my stay in Ohio.
As for the old Oregon slogan... we know it worked for big business's, but not those pesky Californians.