I love California. I love Hollywood.
Already this war on gangs in California is taking money from universities to build prisons, and the universities have some clout.
Well, my thoughts about California are kind of mythological. To me, as well as being a real place, it's a place where people go to find something - to find happiness or to realize their dreams. So it has that kind of quality of heroism and heartache, and Australia has that, as well.
As a girl, I had zero interest in the stove. I've always had a healthy appetite, especially for the wonderful meat and the fresh produce of California, but I was never encouraged to cook and just didn't see the point in it.
In California in the early Spring, There are pale yellow mornings, when the mist burns slowly into day, The air stings like Autumn, clarifies like pain - Well, I have dreamed this coast myself.
When I was a kid, I always wanted to live in California because I liked skateboarding.
We need to incorporate that age-old concept of redemption into the work that we do in the criminal justice system in California.
I believe in that old adage that 'as goes California, so goes the country.'
Every day there are homeowners in California who will either receive relief so they can stay in their home, or will be in the foreclosure process and potentially lose their home. And that always weighed heavily on my mind.
My family owns a music store in Claremont, California, called The Claremont Folk Music Center.
Tia and I have been together for 10 years. Our relationship is not just something that happened overnight. She was with me when I moved to California. I had nothing, and she was established, who had all this money, but she didn't care. That's how I knew she was real.
The four places I've called home in my life have been Lahore, London, New York and California. And I have a very strong tie to each one of those four places.
I'd like to be able to use Storm's powers for good, like have it rain more in Southern California. We could do with it.
What I wonder is what would happen in California, say, if all the Mexicans left from one day to the next?
I mean, I'm humble... to me, I'm just a regular cat from Oakland, California.
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