Bay Area Experience

Posted On May 3 2016 by

My recent experience in the San Francisco Bay area helps me understand the feeling of animosity I observe in a certain segment of the American population towards foreigners and immigrants, and why Donald Trump has been so successful as a republican presidential candidate in the polls lately. I am a foreign born engineer and a first generation American. I lived in the US for 20 years so far. I worked for various companies in various states in the US. I have been living in the San Francisco Bay area for the last 5 months, and I have been observing something …


Bay Area Housing

Posted On Apr 2 2016 by

I have been living in the San Francisco Bay Area for about 9 months now, and the problems with Bay Area housing situation becomes more and more apparent to me. Of course I knew houses were expensive around here before accepting an engineering job in the Bay Area and moving here. But hearing about something and living it is different. I moved from New Jersey to Arizona in the past, and I know how housing cost can change from state to state. My observation when I first moved from NJ to AZ was that comparable housing costs approximately twice as …