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Old 01-15-2016, 01:28 AM
 
Location: Relocating
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Ever watch Batman? I worked in Salinas for a year, and it was total Gotham City, gray and run down, sad because it could be a wonderful location, but because its is the "salad bowl" it will always have migrant workers and what comes with a large migrant population.

Salinas does have a few nice areas, but most are on the Monterey side of town. If you willing to settle for Salinas, why not look into Watsonville or Catroville, they too have large migrant populations but seem smaller and closer to Monterey.
Not a fair comment. Salinas residents should be paid a living wage of $15.75 an hour, as they pick salads that those of us middle class enjoy. I regularly buy the 99 cent store romaine 💕 hearts. Would gladly pay $1.99 to double their wage. Also, the Salinas and sand city residents serve the rich who live in Monterey. Time to nearly double the minimum wage and also raise taxes on the rich, with national rent controls.
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Old 01-15-2016, 09:17 AM
 
Location: Salinas, CA
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I live in Salinas and it's not as bleak as the previous posters make it out to be. Also this thread is nearly a year old, but thought I would still poke my nose in here...
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