“California is the 48th worst state in the nation for business, following only New York and Hawaii. ”
Did you mean “California is the THIRD worst state in the nation for business…” ?
“rumbling air conditioner”
It’s actually one of the main reasons why I don’t like it here: obsession with loud A/C’s. Even the most beautiful home with ocean view can be screwed up this way. Why are you, Californians, installing them in the first place? It’s not too hot, even in the summer. I can understand the Inland Empire, but the coast?