What part of this great state are you from?
-SF Bay Area
-Sacramento area (includes Davis)
-San Diego (includes Oceanside)
-Monterey Peninsula area (including Santa Cruz)
-Central Valley (any city in it except Sacramento)
-Sierra Nevadas (includes Lake Tahoe, Bishop, Alturas, etc.)
-Northern Coast (Eureka,etc.)
-Southern Coast (Santa Barbara, SLO, etc.)
-Desert (includes Palm Springs area)
Choose what's closest to you.
To me, it's the Monterey/Santa Cruz area.