OTSH CA's housing problem is real but it is also fixable.

California in the NY Times: People Love to Declare California “Doomed.” It Ain’t.

The state’s problems are real. Nevertheless, there are positive signs.
The first step toward fixing problems is recognizing them, and on that score, Californians have grown increasingly aware of what’s wrong. California is also blessed with abundant resources that enable it to fix problems that would be daunting for less endowed states.