The straight dope on Sacramento, neighborhoods, ev
I am 51 years old and I have lived in the Sacramento area since 1973, or since I was 9 years old.
I actually love Sacramento. I really like the weather, although we get some rain during the winter, there are many sunny days each year. Sometimes during the winter from Nov to Feb we get fog, which can keep the sun away for weeks at a time which can depress me on occasion.
Most of all the weather in Sacramento is about as good as it gets, but since I like the heat, I am used to the summers here. It gets over 100 degrees usually 10 to 25 days each summer, however, one of the saving graces about Sacramento heat is it usually will get broken up after a few days by a delta breeze which like a giant air conditioner can drop the summer heat 10-25 degrees in a single day. One day it is 104, the next 89. Relief.
The cons of Sacramento for me are the cost of living. Since I don't make much money, I am constantly trying to find some room to rent, which means I have to move Read More