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San Francisco residents flee city's pricey homes for Sacramento

Median home prices in California's capital are about a quarter of those in the Bay Area, says online real estate brokerage

A construction site in Sacramento. The building boom in the city is centred downtown as millennials and empty nesters move to urban cores.

San Francisco

AS the cost of daily life tests the bounds of gravity in San Francisco, a beneficiary has emerged 145 kilometres away.

Sacramento, the California state capital whose last flirtation with national prominence arguably was during the 19th-century Gold Rush, is seeing its...